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.

Herb Gray and I geeked out on digital politics
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Herb Gray and I geeked out on digital politics

I had the opportunity to spend uninterrupted time geeking out about politics and digital with Herb Gray, one of Canada’s most respected politicians.

Posted in: News and Notes
Digital Makeover: Diane Ablonczy
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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.

Digital public affairs roundup: April 18, 2014
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Digital public affairs roundup: April 18, 2014

Some links from the last week that will be of interest to digital public affairs folks.

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.

Digital Makeover: Joyce Murray
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Digital Makeover: Joyce Murray

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

Put a title here (something about website maintenance)
By April 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Put a title here (something about website maintenance)

If you make changes to your website’s structure, be sure to redirect obsolete pages to relevant current pages. And, avoid publicly visible placeholder text.

Digital public affairs roundup: April 11, 2014
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Digital public affairs roundup: April 11, 2014

Some links from the last week that will be of interest to digital public affairs folks.

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

Think carefully before tossing old communication tech to the curb
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Think carefully before tossing old communication tech to the curb

How do you communicate when the Internet is down and your smartphone is out of power?

Posted in: Rambles, Technology
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.

Online influence and the future of cabinet assignments
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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.