Conservative Attack Ads

New Tory Ads Paint Harper As The Safe Choice For Canadians

Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Politics

The ads depict Harper as someone reliable, while making Thomas Mulcair look like a risky choice, and painting Justin Trudeau as too inexperienced.

Conservatives Get Around To Attacking Mulcair Just Before Election Called

The Canadian Press | Joan Bryden | Posted 07.31.2016 | Canada Politics

"Politicians like him never care when it's our money."

Trudeau and Mulcair Unwilling To Respond To Harper Attack Ads

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Politics

"We can compare policies and compare track records. I'm not the type to have ever wanted to get involved in that sort of negative approach,"

Ex-PM Adviser Says Canada Needs HarperPAC

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Politics

Tom Flanagan ays the group known as HarperPAC will help counterbalance advertising efforts by other left-leaning organizations.

Is Trudeau's Positive Approach His Greatest Asset?

Nicholas Ashmore | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada Politics
Nicholas Ashmore

Often, the attitude in retaliation to anything -- political strategies included -- is one of "if we can't beat them, we'll join them." So why, then, has Justin Trudeau's Liberal party taken the opposite approach?

'This Is The Final Stretch'

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A splashy, campaign-style launch for the government's fall agenda, a surprise tax cut for small business owners, a brand new NDP battle cry a...

New Tory Ad All About Harper

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative party's latest political ad could be filed under the category, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."The commercial, posted this...

Harper Says He's No Bully

CBC | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday that flyers targeting new Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau shouldn't be confused with bullying and that the C...

Attack Ads Actually Help Liberals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservative attack ads against Justin Trudeau have turned into a financial boon for the Liberal party.The party raised $336,000 in the 48 ho...

Tory Attack Ads Demean All Charitable Canadians

Tiffany Glover | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Politics
Tiffany Glover

By poking fun at Mr. Trudeau's strip tease, the Conservatives are not only limiting their own MPs' charitable efforts, but by association they are demeaning the many others who do the same. The only judgment that these ads question is that of their creators, the Conservatives.

Whatcha Got Now, Harper?

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's Conservatives may have to change the script for their smear campaign against Tom Mulcair, at least when it comes to the NDP ...

Mulcair Will Usurp Harper...If the Attack Ads Don't Get Him First

J.J. McCullough | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg The polls have spoken -- Stephen Harper is unpopular, and will surely be replaced in no time. But by whom? Thankfully the pundit brigade have lots of fun ideas -- Spoiler Alert: Probably Mulcair. That is, if the Tories' new attack ads against him don't get in the way. Although these televised attacks are a little lacklustre compared to the Conservatives' greatest hits.

NDP Set For TV Battle With Tories

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP is preparing a "significant" ad campaign to promote its new leader before the Conservatives get a chance to taint Canadians' first im...