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The View from Alberta: Time to listen to the West

Albertans sent an unmistakable message last night by crushing every Liberal candidate in the province. In almost every case they voted emphatically against the Liberals and, in huge numbers, for…

History shows how to make a minority government work

Written by Robin Sears for The Star. Click here to read the original. When Robert Stanfield and Pierre Trudeau went to bed on Oct. 30, 1972 neither knew who had…

Leaders make pitch to Quebec in final week

Earnscliffe’s Kathleen Monk joins the CBC Power & Politics Power Panel to discuss how the party leaders are focusing on Québec and whether the 2019 federal election is the most divisive…

2019 Federal Election: theZoomer Election Panel

How are seniors’ issues being addressed by candidates in the federal election? Earnscliffe’s Charles Bird, Liberal strategist, joins a special theZoomer live election panel with Libby Znaimer to discuss. Watch…

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…

Liberal strategist discusses the party’s needs in campaign’s final stretch

Charles Bird, Liberal strategist and Managing Principal and Earnscliffe, joins CBC News Network host, John Northcott, to discuss the Liberal’s strategy as advance polls open and only 9 days remain…

The Political Promise Paradox

        By Doug Anderson and Cassie Grenier The various party leaders have made a dizzying number of specific policy promises and commitments over the past few weeks. …

The 2019 Federal Election – What Could Still Happen?

          By Allan Gregg and Hilary Martin Like virtually all the other publicly available polls, our own Earnscliffe nation-wide research shows the Liberals and Conservatives locked…

Stones and glass houses: weaponized “hypocrisy”

By Geoff Norquay The theme of inconsistency was always going to be a feature of this campaign.  The obvious distance between the Liberal promises of 2015 and their performance once…

What if they held an election and nobody came?

By Greg Weston As ordinary Canadians prepare to celebrate the end of a federal election marked by personal mudslinging, lacklustre leadership, and competing promises of a chicken in every pot,…
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