Insights

How the Jian Ghomeshi scandal marks the end of shame

John Perenack adds comment to Maclean’s Magazine’s coverage of the developing Jian Ghomeshi scandal and his use of online media to frame the story in the first 24 hours. Social media, it seems, has not only accelerated the pace of our news cycle, it has polarized public

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Build infrastructure through sales, not debt

David MacNaughton – I have always been mystified by the attachment many of my fellow Liberals hold to the notion of public ownership of operating companies. The federal Liberals shed this long-held article of faith in the mid-90s for a simple reason: they didn’t have a choice.

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Ottawa tragedy brings harsh social media lesson

Shawna Rossi – To a young journalist assigned to one of the biggest Canadian news stories in history, one timely moment must have seemed like the perfect opportunity to earn some social media karma.  In the process of covering the Parliament Hill shootings in Ottawa on October

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Handicapping PC Leadership Contenders

StrategyCorp’s Dan Mader discusses the latest on the PC leadership race and the recent announcement by MP Patrick Brown to join MPPs Vic Fedeli and Christine Elliott, who are already in the race.  The PC Party will choose a new a provincial leader with voting taking place

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