One of the most controversial writers in Canada, National Post columnist and acclaimed author Barbara Kay, makes her first foray into fiction with the release of “A Three Day Event,” a murder mystery underscored by sociopolitical tensions in a Quebec horse sport community.
conversations on politics, culture and media / des échanges sur la politique, la culture et les médias
This election campaign, culminating with Oct. 19’s vote (also, vote!), has been marred by a whole lot of cRaZyYy. Not only is discourse on issues like the niqab reaching uncomfortable lows, but candidates in all parties are being thrown under the bus over old social media skeletons in their closets. If you think future candidates will learn a lesson from their departed colleagues, think again: This is going to be an issue for a while, unless we all come to an understanding.
I’ve been saying it on the radio show for over a year: 2015 is the most fascinating year in Canadian politics in my (adult) lifetime. If you are an apathetic millennial, exhausted parent or senior who’s had the privilege of experiencing proper governance, battles shaping up over these next few months and years could finally rise you from your political slumber.
Social media platforms continue to pose interesting challenges for public relations professionals. While we’d like to remind you that everything you post (or even type into any device) should be considered public information regardless of privacy settings, there’s nothing wrong with a good social media cleanup every so often…