Political campaigning and advertising

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Whipped

Whipped examines the hidden ways that political parties exert control over elected members of Canadian legislatures. Drawing on extensive interviews with politicians and staffers across the country, award-winning ...

Partisan Odysseys

By (author) Nelson Wiseman
Categories: Elections and referenda

In Partisan Odysseys, Nelson Wiseman sets out to survey the history of Canada’s political parties. Uncovering distinctive motifs and events in Canadian party politics from pre-Confederation to the present, ...

Shopping for Votes

By (author) Susan Delacourt
Categories: Elections and referenda

Susan Delacourt is a senior political writer with the Toronto Star, formerly of the Globe and Mail, who has been covering Canada’s capital since the 1980s. She has written three books -- United We Fall ...

How Canadians Communicate IV

Over the past thirty years, the fundamental character of political discourse has been transformed. As the influence of on-the-spot TV coverage and opinion programs grew, print media—newspapers especially—began ...

The Canadian General Election of 2000

Many saw it as a gamble for Jean Chretien: against the advice of party members, he called an early election. But the gamble paid off, and the Liberal Party cruised to their third straight majority government. ...

Television Advertising in Canadian Elections

Can the strategy of negative political advertising developed in the United States succeed in Canada, or does this kind of advertising do more harm than good? The year 1988 saw elections in both the United ...