Digital Makeover: Diane Ablonczy
By April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Diane Ablonczy

Another in my digital makeover which highlights the need for current information, consistent branding and content/engagement focused on the MP.

Conversation with Minister Bal Gosal (podcast)
By April 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Conversation with Minister Bal Gosal (podcast)

Minister of State for Sport, Bal Gosal, on his auspicious beginnings on Twitter, opportunities and opportunities lost on engaging content, and the power of Facebook.

Digital Makeover: Joyce Murray
By April 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Joyce Murray

Today’s digital makeover shows digital strategy, online property maintenance and the human connecting elements are often overlooked by MPs.

A toast to Jim Flaherty and his colleagues on both sides of the aisle
By April 10, 2014 4 Comments Read More →

A toast to Jim Flaherty and his colleagues on both sides of the aisle

Maybe Jim Flaherty and Jack Layton can teach us something about ourselves, our elected representatives and the opportunities to find common ground while we’re still alive.

Conversation with MP Françoise Boivin (podcast)
By April 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Conversation with MP Françoise Boivin (podcast)

NDP MP Françoise Boivin on social dynamics and why she prefers the deep relationship she shares with her Facebook “friends” rather than what she views as the impersonal experience of a Facebook Fan Page.

Online influence and the future of cabinet assignments
By April 8, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Online influence and the future of cabinet assignments

Online credibility and influence is built on followings in niche interests. Changing a cabinet or shadow cabinet position could become counter-productive in the maturing digital age.

Digital Makeover: Niki Ashton
By April 7, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Niki Ashton

Today’s digital makeover reveals MPs are generally quite good at what they do online. It’s just that they apparently don’t put a stake in the long game.

Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)
By April 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)

Industry Minister James Moore speaks at the Manning Centre conference about Canada’s digital economy, the digital policy his office is developing, and the digital preservation of Canadian history.

Alison Loat talks about Tragedy in the Commons (podcast)
By April 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Alison Loat talks about Tragedy in the Commons (podcast)

Alison Loat, co-founder and Executive Director of Samara, speaks about her upcoming book “Tragedy in the Commons,” and the insider view it shares from the people inside Canada’s federal political system.

Digital Makeover: Bal Gosal
By March 31, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Bal Gosal

In this digital makeover, we’re reminded of the importance of unscripted engaging content, being the master of your properties, and being engaged.

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter
By March 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter

Women are becoming more active in online discussions about Canadian politics and public affairs.

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class
By March 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class

Everyone on Twitter has a first tweet. Check out these a look at the first tweets issued by federal party leaders, selected MPs and political journalists.

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