Infographic: Mike Duffy’s Week on Twitter

Infographic: Mike Duffy’s Week on Twitter

This week was a busy one for Mike Duffy and his lawyers. First, a Peruvian woman came forward claiming to be his love child. While this caused considerable buzz both online and off, the news that the RCMP was laying 31 charges against him (including fraud, bribery,...
CDNpoli trends – October 21, 2013

CDNpoli trends – October 21, 2013

Very few political issues in Canada stand much chance of getting noticed so long as the Senate expense scandal. Food and transportation safety, which seemed primed for renewed interest after events from the weekend, could have been contenders. That was until a press...
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...
CDNpoli trends – October 10, 2013

CDNpoli trends – October 10, 2013

Here’s what Canadians are talking about on October 10, 2013: Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize Today, Alice Munro made history. She became the first Canadian woman and the first Canadian writer to receive the Novel Prize. Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize for...
CDNpoli session wrap-up: top 10 issues

CDNpoli session wrap-up: top 10 issues

After an eventful session in Parliament, MPs are taking a summer break, which makes it the perfect time to look back at which issues topped the #cdnpoli discussion on Twitter during the past six months. #cdnpoli generated a lot of Twitter traffic during this...