Why election coverage neglects climate change
The stories that are easiest to launch in newsrooms are those that have a combination of novelty and conflict making climate change a tough sell.
Liberals’ Marie-France Lalonde holds riding vacated by ex-MP Andrew Leslie
ELECTION NIGHT UPDATE: Liberal candidate Marie-France Lalonde took the seat by a wide margin over runner-up Conservative contender David Bertschi and third-place finisher Jacqui Wiens of the NDP. The riding was previously held by Liberal MP Andrew Leslie, who decided not to seek re-election. Residents of the Orléans riding now know who will carry the Liberal standard in the federal…
Framing the campaign: Trust and values
Media and political response to the Trudeau black face photos have likely turned the campaign from a bidding war to increase the affordability of daily life to a leadership-driven campaign (even more so than normal) centred on character adn values.
30,000 expats expected to register for federal election
Time is ticking for the deadline for expats to apply to vote by mail! Will voter turnout be on the rise this year?
The growing gap between public and media perceptions
Three recent examples in the federal election campaign highlight what appears to be a growing gap between how the public and media perceive issues and what each considers important.
Liberal Anthony Rota defeats Tory challenger Jordy Carr
The Liberal incumbent will be hard to beat in this riding near North Bay.
Tory veteran Cheryl Gallant easily earns seventh term
Cheryl Gallant is seeking her seventh term as an MP in the Oct. 21 federal election.
McGuinty wins sixth race, extends Liberal dynasty
Liberal David McGuinty is seeking a sixth term as the federal MP for Ottawa South.
Catherine McKenna holds off NDP rival Emilie Taman
Ottawa Centre features a race that includes Catherine McKenna, the environment minister.
Liberal Maryam Monsef narrowly defeats Tory
Liberal incumbent and cabinet minister Maryam Monself is battling Tory Michael Skinner for the second time in Peterborough-Kawartha.
Eric Duncan retains seat vacated by fellow Tory
It’s a clean slate for the federa race in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry.
Anita Vandenbeld re-elected over Conservative contender
There are seven candidates seeking the Ottawa West-Nepean riding.