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How politicians avoid a photo-op fail: Unpacking the staged campaign event

Earnscliffe’s Kathleen Monk joins Vassey Kapelos from CBC’s Power and Politics to explain the tactics and tools used in creating political photo-ops. Watch it here.

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…

U.S. Secretary of State on Canadians detained in China, ISIS fighters and Iran.

Aired: August 22, 2019 Our Sarah Goldfeder joins CBC Power and Politics with Vassy Kapelos to discuss Mike Pompeo’s first official visit to Canada as U.S. Secretary of State on…

Focus Group Testing Health Warning Messages for Edible Cannabis Products

Focus Group Testing Health Warning Messages for Edible Cannabis Products and Other Cannabis Products, and Public Education Messages for the Consumer Information Sheet Final Report Prepared for Health Canada by…

Report alleges Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated ethics during SNC-Lavalin affair

Following the release of the Trudeau II report by the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion, which found that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau contravened section 9 of the…

An American in Canada: It’s Complicated

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Sometimes, it’s the professional-observer expats—journalists, diplomats—who can provide the most interesting insights into a culture and country.…
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Sarah Goldfeder on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s Visit to Ottawa

Originally on CBC Radio Ottawa, Friday May 31. “There was lots of back patting on Parliament Hill yesterday as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.…

Is Canada ripe for populism? And is that necessarily bad?

Earnscliffe survey shows that half of voters hold opinions that are preconditions for electing populists. Populism has rapidly become a cultural force causing enormous change in the political landscape of…

Canadians are primed for some Trump-style populism

Published in Maclean’s. Click here to read the original. A new survey finds half of Canadians are open to populism given their distrust of government and fear of being left…

Google News Initiative grants Canadian Journalism Foundation $1 million to tackle fake news

Published by Newswire. Click here to read the original. New grant to create tools to better understand how to find and filter online information; 40% of Canadians report difficulty in…
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