CDNpoli trends – October 17, 2013

CDNpoli trends – October 17, 2013

For political junkies, the return of Question Period is akin to what the start of the NHL season is for hockey fans. Surprisingly enough, the first session of Question Period was not the only thing that was preoccupying #cdnpoli followers today: QP resumes Parliament...
Throne Speech (Twitter edition) #SFT13

Throne Speech (Twitter edition) #SFT13

There’s no question the Throne Speech has dominated today’s #cdnpoli chatter. Tweets mentioning the Throne Speech (#Sft13) ranged from public commentary on what can be expected from the Speech to criticism of the Prime Minister’s apparent Twitter sermon....
CDNpoli trends – October 15, 2013

CDNpoli trends – October 15, 2013

Canadians appear to be anxiously anticipating the start of the new Parliament session as today’s cdnpoli issues are mostly focused on the new Parliament session and tomorrow’s Throne Speech: Throne Speech CBC News and the National Post both wrote articles...
Parliament, Interrupted

Parliament, Interrupted

Looks like Canadians will have to wait a bit longer for Parliament to resume. Yesterday, PM Harper made the announcement that he will ask the Governor General to prorogue Parliament until October, when he will give the next throne speech. Parliament was originally set...
A Hard Day’s Night

A Hard Day’s Night

Andrew MacDougall, the Director of Communications at the Prime Minister’s Office, announced his resignation yesterday. He will be crossing the pond to join the MSLGroup in London, UK as Senior Executive Consultant. MacDougall said he’s had a long-standing goal...