Political Advertising

Removing These Signs Not Ottawa's Job, Despite New Policies

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2016 | Canada Politics

The new policy came into effect May 11 and does not apply to "communication products'' placed by previous governments.

If Trudeau Doesn't Attack, He'll Lose

Tom Kott | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Politics
Tom Kott

Trudeau needs to attack Harper's strongest point: the economy. While he has been doing that in the House of Commons, only avid politicos will be aware of it. He needs to bring those criticism on a larger scale and reach more Canadians via advertisements.

Government Ads Use And Abuse Taxpayers' Money

Jordan Bateman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Once upon a time, a popular opposition firebrand named Christy Clark stood up in the B.C. Legislature to rip the NDP government for spending tax dollars on shameless, self-promoting advertising. Fast forward 13 years and there was Clark, now B.C. Liberal premier, last week holding court for 90 seconds of taxpayer-funded TV ad time to laud her B.C. Jobs Plan -- even promising that four more weekly installments are on the way.

No Ads Before Elections, Ontario NDP Proposes

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's New Democrats want to ban all political advertisements before elections and make leaders own up to negative ads if they choose to ...