Ontario

“Campaign woes, poll numbers rattle Conservative camp” (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Staff: With polls suggesting that Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are now in third place, the Tories may be looking to refresh their campaign. A senior Conservative strategist tells CTV’s Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife that…


“Liberals picking up momentum in Ontario, B.C., according to latest seat projections” (Global News)

James Armstrong  (Global News): The Liberal party has gained momentum, according to the latest seat projections from the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy (LISPOP), and is coming within striking distance…



“Conservative riding association fires staffer for social media attacks” (iPolitics)

Claire Wählen (iPolitics): Social media has been the reason for several candidates resigning already during this federal election campaign but today the Conservative riding association of Bay of Quinte accepted the resignation of a member…



“‘Stephen Harper isn’t perfect’: New Tory message raises eyebrows online” (CBC News)

CBC News: Stephen Harper isn’t perfect, according to a new Conservative ad uploaded to YouTube on Sunday. The 30-second spot features a series of Canadians talking about their concerns regarding the economy. “The NDP? They can’t manage money. And…


“NDP launches social media campaign to win GTA battleground” (The Globe and Mail)

Jane Taber (The Globe and Mail): NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is launching a new campaign to win over the battleground Greater Toronto Area, renewing his party’s pitch for a child-care plan and repeating his vow…


“Don’t rule out Harper, Mulcair or Trudeau from winning election: Hébert” (The Toronto Star)

Chantal Hébert (The Toronto Star): As the election campaign moves into high gear, neither Stephen Harper, nor Thomas Mulcair or Justin Trudeau is out of the game yet. With six weeks to go to the…


“Liberal and Tories snatching votes from each other with dueling ads” (The Globe and Mail)

Adam Radwanski (The Globe and Mail): New research suggests that the Liberals’ unusual new television advertisement featuring Justin Trudeau stuck trying to go up a down escalator is scoring with voters who see it –…


“Greg Selinger, Manitoba premier, asks feds to double refugee sponsorship cap” (CBC News)

Katharine Starr and Christina Lopes (CBC News): Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger added his voice to those of provincial and municipal leaders calling for immediate action from the federal government on the Syrian refugee crisis. “We think we can…