Conversation with Lauren Liu (podcast)
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Conversation with Lauren Liu (podcast)

NDP MP and Science and Technology Critic Laurin Liu on becoming an MP at age 20, balancing personal and political online, and injecting an entrepreneurial spirit to her role as a Parliamentarian.

Conversation with Minister Bal Gosal (podcast)
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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.

Conversation with MP Françoise Boivin (podcast)
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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.

Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)
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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)
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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 public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report
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Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report

Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report contains a wealth of information for digital public affairs practitioners.

Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)
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Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)

A winning campaign gets people excited about the opportunity the vision presents. It recognizes that people act more on emotion than logical arguments.

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class
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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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Whitney Hoffman kicks off her election campaign (podcast)
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Whitney Hoffman kicks off her election campaign (podcast)

The first in a podcast series documenting (podcaster turned author turned political candidate) Whitney Hoffman’s run for Pennsylvania State Legislature.

Conversation with Wildrose leader Danielle Smith (podcast)
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Conversation with Wildrose leader Danielle Smith (podcast)

Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith and some Alberta podcasters reinforce why being engaged is key to social media success in politics.

Keep your smartphones on (MNC2014)
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Keep your smartphones on (MNC2014)

Manning Centre Director of Communications Dave Quist asks the MNC2014 audience to use their smartphones during the conference.

Digital takes a more prominent role in the MNC2014 program
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Digital takes a more prominent role in the MNC2014 program

MNC2013 only had one digitally-focused session on the program. MNC2014 has eight. And attendees will have to make some tough choices.