Digital public affairs podcast: Minister Michelle Rempel
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Digital public affairs podcast: Minister Michelle Rempel

Minister Michelle Rempel on the thornier side of online, being real, and social media as a source of important information and breaking news.

Digital public affairs podcast: MP Sean Casey
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Digital public affairs podcast: MP Sean Casey

Excerpts from a conversation with Liberal MP Sean Casey, a guarded lawyer turned digitally-engaged MP.

Digital public affairs podcast: MP Ted Hsu
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Digital public affairs podcast: MP Ted Hsu

Excerpts from a conversation with Liberal MP Ted Hsu on considerations for digital in an MP’s communications ecosystem.

Conversation with Treasury Board President Tony Clement (podcast)
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Conversation with Treasury Board President Tony Clement (podcast)

Treasury Board President Tony Clement on digital culture, the challenges of constraint-based communication and building bridges online.

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.

Six important considerations about Facebook, children and bullying
By October 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Six important considerations about Facebook, children and bullying

Facebook did not invent bullying. It’s a behavioural problem. Here are six important considerations about Facebook, children and bullying.

The case for Facebook AND Google+ (guest post)

The case for Facebook AND Google+ (guest post)

Guest contributor Brendan Mulvihill suggests reasons politicians should be using both Facebook AND Google+.

The digital ecosystem, data and Facebook versus Google+
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The digital ecosystem, data and Facebook versus Google+

Data can help make a more targeted communicator; they won’t create a better communicator.

Understand the strengths and challenges of your social media toolkit
By April 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Understand the strengths and challenges of your social media toolkit

To reach stakeholders and observers, you need to build a social media toolkit. This table helps identify strengths and weaknesses of some popular tools.

Cult of political personality
By March 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Cult of political personality

MPs are peeling away the layers of mediated experience to close the gap between themselves and the constituents and issue stakeholders they serve.