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Andrew Tumilty

Political consultant with the Daisy Group, part-time pundit at eh-types.com

Born and raised in Toronto, Andrew is a political consultant with the Daisy Group in Toronto, working in public and government relations.

A campaign veteran, Andrew has worked on elections for all three levels of government. He has written and managed social media and communications for local candidates, and national teams.

Andrew is a husband and father, an upper and lower case liberal, and a loyal defender of the Leafs and other lost causes.
Canada Post Should Never Have To Deliver A Sexist, Racist

Canada Post Should Never Have To Deliver A Sexist, Racist Paper

Last year the minister responsible for Canada Post issued what a prohibitory order to stop delivery of a disgusting hate rag known as Your Ward News by Canada Post carriers. Defenders of Your Ward News say this is a free-speech issue, and their rights are being denied. They are completely wrong on both counts.
04/27/2017 11:11 EDT
Liberals Opt For A Slow Burn On Legal

Liberals Opt For A Slow Burn On Legal Weed

It is encouraging to see that the Liberal government has taken their time making this change and will continue to do so. There are a number of legal and social factors to consider when deciding something that has been illegal should be otherwise.
03/28/2017 04:55 EDT
Kevin O'Leary Can't Lead The Conservatives And They Know

Kevin O'Leary Can't Lead The Conservatives And They Know It

Should Conservative party members decide that reality TV star Kevin O'Leary is the best choice to carry the party forward, they will have to contend with the party's own past. Attack ads against O'Leary have already been written, and they're quite effective. Problem is, the Conservatives wrote them.
02/10/2017 11:52 EST
How Canadians Can Resist

How Canadians Can Resist Trump

Canadians cannot support dissent against Trump without supporting dissent here, especially when it makes you uncomfortable. If Black Lives Matter or Idle No More, leave you feeling defensive, ask yourself why? Seek out voices from underrepresented communities and listen to what they have to say. By encouraging people to speak out against our own injustices, we show resistance to a president who ignores injustice.
01/31/2017 08:28 EST
It's Time For Kathleen Wynne To Consider Stepping

It's Time For Kathleen Wynne To Consider Stepping Aside

Some decisions in politics are easy. It is not hard to oppose Trump and every vile thing he stands for. In general though political decisions are not often so clear cut. In 2017 -- sooner rather than later -- Premier Kathleen Wynne will have such a decision to make about her future, and in fact the future of the province.
01/23/2017 03:43 EST