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The Final Week

Written by Elly Alboim for Capital Current. Click here to read the original. So the campaign 2019 is down to its final week with the debates over, no change in…

An Insider Look at the Leaders’ Debate

“It’s two hours that can make or break a campaign. But what happens before the federal leaders step out onto the stage to debate in front of millions of Canadians?…

A guide for watching the leaders’ debates

Written by Elly Alboim for Capital Currents. Click here to read the original. Conventional wisdom is that leaders’ debates are potential defining moments in election campaigns, but that’s not always…

Framing the campaign: Trust and values

Written by Elly Alboim for Capital Current. Click here to read the original. By the end of a tumultuous week, the role of political media in framing events like the…

The elusive narrative in Election 2019

Written by Elly Alboim for Capital Current. Click here to read the original. In the current media world, as so many critics have said, the interesting often crowds out the important. Current…

Handicapping the October 21 vote

Written by Elly Alboim for Capital Current. Click here to read the original. In an era of voter volatility, partisan rootlessness and alienation from governmental institutions, handicapping an election campaign…