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

Vassy Kapelos:Here’s a visual you’re probably used to seeingduring an election:the daily campaign event.One veteran campaign organizer for the Liberals summed it up like this: “Campaign events are the lifeblood of an election.”Whether it’s a speech,a rally, a photo op, or a barbecue,parties are trying to create a visual message that mediawill pick up on and that voters will remember.So...

Why political parties run attack ads even if you don’t like them

Announcer: Vassy:You’re pretty much guaranteed to see negative adsduring a Canadian election.Announcer: He’s not as advertised. Vassy:They’re usually put out by political partiesbut third parties run them too.That’s basically any person or organization that spendsa minimum of five hundred dollars on election activitiesand they have to be registeredwith Elections Canada.No matter who’s running the negative ad, whether it be third...

Politicians do say the same things over and over: You’re not wrong

Vassy Kapelos:Tell me if this sounds familiar?The environment and the economy have to go… [together] ..hand in hand. People are barely getting by, and they’re definitely not getting ahead. I believe that better way is possible. Vassy:Those are called talking pointsand as you can see, a lot of politicians use them.Some are easier to spot than others, but experts willtell...

CNN Reporter Reports Russian Oligarchs Co-Signed Trump’s Deutsche Bank Loan

>>>OKAY. BREAKING NEWS NOW FROM THE UK. BORIS JOHNSON IS ASKING THE QUEEN TO SUSPEND PARLIAMENT BEFORE THE OCTOBER 31st BREXIT DEADLINE. WHY? NIC ROBERTSON IS LIVE WITH WHAT ALL OF THIS MEANS.>>Reporter: THIS IS COMPLETELY WITHOUT RECENT HISTORIC PRECEDENCE THAT THE QUEEN SHOULD HAVE HER VACATION INTERRUPTED BY A PRIME MINISTER ASKING HER TO SUSPEND PARLIAMENT. THE REASON THAT...

Wilson-Raybould talks about Trudeau ethics report, SNC-Lavalin controversy | Power & Politics

We heard from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today doubling down on no apology one day after the ethics commissioner ruled he violated conflict of interest rules in the SNC-Lavalin controversy. Earlier this year, Trudeau and members of his staff were accused of inappropriately pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybold to intervene in a criminal case against SNC, and SNC as...