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Top Five News Stories of 2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 01:27PM

Lesli's take on the top five news stories of 2014.

Filed in: Public Relations, Communications, Politics, International, British Columbia, Social Media
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Communication as Political Action

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:28PM

The industry of political communications used to exist primarily during election season, but in recent years both in Canada and the US, it has become increasingly professionalized and powerful between elections.

Filed in: Communications, Democracy, Politics
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Awakening the Social Media Beast

Friday, August 3, 2012 at 07:44AM

Our NYC-based consultant Mira Oreck on Sarah Silverman, Super PACs & awakening the social media beast.

Filed in: Women, Public Relations, Politics, International Social Media,
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A Little Competition is Great for Democracy

Monday, April 25, 2011 at 03:20PM

The last week of the federal election campaign promises to be an interesting one. The NDP’s surge in polls in Quebec has got all of the political parties in a tizzy. Now, I’m no pollster, but I’m a tad cynical about the accuracy of the dramatic changes in voter preferences we've seen in the past few days. And yet, it's undeniable that the NDP has momentum in this campaign...and that's just a little bit thrilling for anyone who wants change in Ottawa.

Filed in: Democracy, Politics
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Trying to Find Some Perspective

Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 03:25PM

I had planned to blog about the trials and tribulations of managing the scaling and growth of my communications consulting firm this week. But with so many incredibly grave events going on in the world right now - the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, yesterday's attacks from the international community on Libya - my concerns about revenue targets, subcontractor management and how many meetings I should schedule on my upcoming business development trip just don't seem to rate.

Filed in: Politics, International
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Premier Mom

Monday, February 28, 2011 at 03:01PM

On Saturday night, Christy Clark was elected premier of B.C. by members of the B.C. Liberal Party.

Filed in: Women Politics, British Columbia,
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On Loyalty

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 05:23PM

In a few short weeks, the mainline political parties in BC (the BC Liberal Party and the BC New Democratic Party) have been turned on their ears. Old allegiances have gone by the wayside…

Filed in: Democracy Politics, British Columbia,
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What a Week in Politics

Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 07:50PM

While I have no intention of adding my blog to the tens of thousands of (very good) political blogs out there, as a keen political observer I have to say this: you simply can't get a more action-packed week in politics than this one. Hence, a blog on the subject is merited.

Filed in: Politics, International, British Columbia, Canada
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