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Canadian political parties not doing their job: survey

Canadian political parties not doing their job: survey | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Canadian political parties get an F in a new survey about how well they're carrying out their democratic tasks.
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When you are self-serving why care about the voters?

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Follow the leaders: An illustrated, Liberal history | News | National Post

Follow the leaders: An illustrated, Liberal history | News | National Post | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
The National Post's Steve Murray provides an illustrated guide to past and present leaders of Canada's Liberal party as they gather this weekend for their biennial convention CLICK TO ENLARGE ... (RT @NPsteve: A history of Liberal leaders, eh?

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A grand old party? GOP

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Justin Trudeau at the Toronto 2013 LPC Debate [English]

Highlights from the 2013 Liberal Party of Canada Leadership Debate in Toronto on February 16, 2013.

Via christopher vaillancourt
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He is charismatic.

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christopher vaillancourt's curator insight, October 9, 2013 1:05 PM

what will this do for the liberal voters?

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Justin Trudeau: Canada's New Mr. Zig-Zag

Justin Trudeau: Canada's New Mr. Zig-Zag | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
The possible future Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has his own knock-off Zig-Zag rolling paper brand. Trudeau's face replaces the bearded Zig-Zag man in this version.
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Me thinks it is a pun.

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Trudeau's tactics: Liberal leader reveals his economic plan - The Globe and Mail

Trudeau's tactics: Liberal leader reveals his economic plan - The Globe and Mail | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
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Trudeau's tactics: Liberal leader reveals his economic plan
The Globe and Mail
For Mr.
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Finally he has said something concrete.

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Liberal Party of Canada Convention 2014

Building the bridge to victory.
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Rather interesting.

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Injured Canadian ex-soldier battles Veterans Affairs after eight district offices closed

Injured Canadian ex-soldier battles Veterans Affairs after eight district offices closed | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Bruce Moncur was seriously injured in Afghanistan in 2006 and credits the Veterans Affairs office in Windsor for helping him get his life back.
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Gee I wonder who I believe the vet or VA.

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Leaked docs provide rare glimpse of Tory strategy to win 2015 election

Leaked docs provide rare glimpse of Tory strategy to win 2015 election | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
A published report says leaked internal documents reveal the federal Conservative party has a secret strategy to undermine Justin Trudeau, exploit Laureen Harper's popularity and create a state-of-the-art database of potential supporters.
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The lengths they will go.

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Liberals flattered by secret Conservative memos

Liberals flattered by secret Conservative memos | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Federal Liberals say they’re flattered by all the attention the Conservatives intend to pay to leader Justin Trudeau.
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Amazing how one person can others to go into a high-speed wobble.

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Liberal senator’s bill pushes for stricter limits on political advertising

Liberal senator’s bill pushes for stricter limits on political advertising | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Political advertising is operating outside the old and new laws on party spending. One senator proposes to fix that with wider, stricter limits.
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Smoke and mirrors.

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Veterans' medical records to be held by private American firm: NDP

Veterans' medical records to be held by private American firm: NDP | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
The NDP says the federal government is transferring veterans' medical records to the custody of a private American company.
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If true it is really stupid.

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How Conservatives are setting stage for 2015 election: Analysis

How Conservatives are setting stage for 2015 election: Analysis | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Canada’s governing party is grabbing all the legislative tools, parliamentary resources, fiscal levers and campaign tactics it can to land a victory in 2015 — a victory that polls now hint may be elusive.
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They are noted for using the system to their advantage.

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Conservative government pledges billions for First Nations education

Conservative government pledges billions for First Nations education | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
The federal government funding of aboriginal schooling of $1.25 billion over three years starting in 2016, with a 4.5 per cent annual increase.
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But will it make a difference?

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How Harper’s government saves money by law-breaking: Walkom

How Harper’s government saves money by law-breaking: Walkom | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Canada’s law and order government is happy to break some laws as it pushes ahead with austerity measures.
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When in Rome do as the Romans?

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Political parties in the business of promotional products - Regina Leader-Post

Political parties in the business of promotional products - Regina Leader-Post | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
National Post Political parties in the business of promotional products Regina Leader-Post The Liberal Party of Canada, meanwhile, told Postmedia News it aims to source its swag in Canada as much as possible but did not respond to requests for an...

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Branding at its best.

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Liberal Party of Canada: Proactive Disclosure

HuffPo, Oct 15: "A spokesperson for the Liberal Party says the public can access expense details via a link on each member's personal page on www.liberal.ca/‎."
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Transparency?

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Canada's Liberal Party to consider accommodating prostitution industry ... - Crossmap

Canada's Liberal Party to consider accommodating prostitution industry ... - Crossmap | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
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Canada's Liberal Party to consider accommodating prostitution industry ...
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Much like an election promise.

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A BCer in Toronto: Liberal Party of Canada presidential candidate ...

A BCer in Toronto: Liberal Party of Canada presidential candidate ... | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Liberal Party of Canada presidential candidate interview: Brian Rice. From February 20-23, federal Liberals will gather in Montreal, and one of their tasks will be to elect a new national executive. Last week, I published ...
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Is there a point?

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This is my “big girl” voice

This is my “big girl” voice | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Already 667 Canadians have chipped in $31,689 toward Justin’s vision of a strong Canadian middle class. But we need you in this if we’re going to close the gap. Don't let the Conservatives shout us down.
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Show me the money.

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Mulroney, Charest don't think Senate should be abolished over expense scandal

Mulroney, Charest don't think Senate should be abolished over expense scandal | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
A former prime minister and an ex-Quebec premier say they don't think the Senate expenses scandal is a good enough reason to get rid of the upper chamber.
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Funny, one is a known to fudge matters about money.

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Online reaction to Tories plan to target Justin Trudeau

Online reaction to Tories plan to target Justin Trudeau | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
On Monday, a Star report told how leaked documents outlined a Tory strategy for undermining Justin Trudeau at the Liberal convention.
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Children, behave.

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Conservatives planning to undermine Justin Trudeau at Liberal convention

Conservatives planning to undermine Justin Trudeau at Liberal convention | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are planning to target Justin Trudeau at the upcoming Liberal convention with a carefully orchestrated campaign to disrupt Liberal communications, highlight disunity in the ranks and question his leadership abilities.
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Like little children they are.

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Stephen Harper’s meanness may backfire: Walkom

Stephen Harper’s meanness may backfire: Walkom | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
History shows that voters eventually tire of sourpuss politics. Ontario’s Mike Harris discovered that. Stephen Harper may soon too.
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The backlash when it comes will be more than enough.

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Former general accuses Tories of smear over moving expenses

Former general accuses Tories of smear over moving expenses | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Andrew Leslie, who once led Canada’s troops in Afghanistan, alleges Conservatives launched “personal attack” to undermine his new role as Liberal adviser.
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Politics at play?

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Audit of Innu economic group flags 'excessive' salaries, questionable claims

Audit of Innu economic group flags 'excessive' salaries, questionable claims | Canadian Affairs - Public relations | Scoop.it
Two former executives of the Innu Development Limited Partnership in Labrador racked up "excessive" salaries on top of questionable claims for restaurant tabs, cigarettes, lotto tickets and massages, says an audit obtained by The Canadian Press.
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Why should they be any different?

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