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How the candidates portray themselves on Facebook
Prime Minister's Stephen Harper's Facebook was not considered a relevant tool for promotion until recently. As the following timeline shows, in the past year his social media team didn't bother to...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Sep 10th, 2015
ERINN BROSHKO: From humble prairie beginnings to Conservative candidate
Erinn Broshko started out as the political underdog in his riding but has quickly risen to prominence in Vancouver Granville.
Aug 21st, 2015
Why Stephen Harper needs B.C. voters
Experts say incumbent Stephen Harper can't win his majority without the support of B.C. voters.
Aug 5th, 2015
FEDERAL ELECTION: The nation's high-stakes poker game
Fast forward to Oct. 20 — the morning after the longest federal election in history, and Canada has just woken up to a hung parliament. No party has a majority of federal seats. Experts suggest a...
Aug 4th, 2015
It's volunteer pep rallies vs Harper's high-price ads in NDP battle for voters
Election pundits say the far-off election date reflects a strategic move by Harper’s government to drain all opposition parties of their campaign resources.
Aug 4th, 2015
Kill Bill C-51, choose courage, Canada: opinion
In my opinion, Bill C-51 is not a response to terror. This bill is "fear itself." Across Canada on March 14, Canadians will come out to show courage and strength and protest Bill C-51.
Mar 6th, 2015
B.C. ridings to watch in 2015 election
B.C. will add 6 new federal ridings, with at least two being complete wild cards.
Dec 30th, 2014