Cambridge Analytica doesn’t scare me but the future of voter manipulation does

By Richard Forbes. Cambridge Analytica has made headlines for the past week having allegedly used data collected from Facebook and online surveys to profile and ultimately manipulate voters in recent elections in favour of prominent right-wing candidates. The story has dominated Canadian news media given Cambridge Analytica's whistleblower, Christopher Wylie has a connection to Canada … Continue reading Cambridge Analytica doesn’t scare me but the future of voter manipulation does

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Report: Christine Elliott to run in Newmarket-Aurora

By Richard Forbes. Justin Tang, CP. Recent reports suggest Christine Elliott, former leadership hopeful, will soon be appointed as the candidate for the Progressive Conservatives in Newmarket-Aurora - replacing the current candidate, Charity McGrath. More than a week ago, Elliott was defeated by new PC leader Doug Ford in a harrowing vote (50.6%-49.4% electoral votes) … Continue reading Report: Christine Elliott to run in Newmarket-Aurora

A known quality, Doug Ford brings predictability to an uncertain race

By Richard Forbes. Featured image via Chris Young, CP. The symmetry was uncanny. Doug Ford was ushered in as the new leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives under circumstances not unlike his predecessor's own spontaneous departure: at the dead of night, facing a storm of controversy, and robbed of both dignity and pageantry. It was … Continue reading A known quality, Doug Ford brings predictability to an uncertain race