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Scott's DiaTribes: A non-endorsement in the LPC Leadership race.

I’m still a neutral in this Liberal Leadership race, and haven’t decided yet who I’ll vote for and in what order, but I can certainly tell you who isn’t going to be on my voting ballot – Martha Hall Findlay.

Yes, she represents (or tries to represent) the centre-right in the Liberal Party, and there . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: A non-endorsement in the LPC Leadership race.

Scott's DiaTribes: Joyce Murray and her supporters can’t be ignored with a good vote result

A nice article by Tim Harper on Liberal Leadership candidate Joyce Murray can be found here. There seems to be a growing impression Ms. Murray will do well in voting in the Liberal leadership race (relatively speaking, considering how many supporters Justin Trudeau has signed up).

Now, I’ll say again that I’m still neutral on . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Joyce Murray and her supporters can’t be ignored with a good vote result

Scott's DiaTribes: Deborah Coyne is the 1st to answer 6 questions.

A couple of weeks back, as I did with the OLP candidates, I submitted a series of questions (6 of them) to the LPC leadership candidates, making it clear that answers would be posted to this blog, and by extension of being on the various aggregates, as well as active on Twitter and Facebook, all . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Deborah Coyne is the 1st to answer 6 questions.

Scott's DiaTribes: On advocacy groups supporting Joyce Murray

As mentioned, Sunday March 3, Midnight is the last day for supporters (or LPC members for that matter) to sign up with the intent of voting for the next Liberal leader. You may have seen elsewhere that some high profile organizations have been openly urging their membership to sign up as supporters and vote for . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: On advocacy groups supporting Joyce Murray

Scott's DiaTribes: Your last day to sign up to elect the Liberal Leader: Sunday March 3.

Sunday March 3 is the last day you can sign up to become a “Supporter” of the federal Liberal Party of Canada and be eligible to vote for the new Liberal Leader.

The link for you to go register (for free) is here

Once you sign up, you will get further instructions on how/where/when to . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Your last day to sign up to elect the Liberal Leader: Sunday March 3.

Scott's DiaTribes: Another Liberal debate – JT came out of it smelling like roses

Another in the series of Liberal debates happened on the weekend. As you might have heard, Martha Hall Findlay decided to go after Justin Trudeau on the question of privilege and class – whether someone who’s been privileged as Justin Trudeau has been can actually speak for the middle class was the premise of the . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Another Liberal debate – JT came out of it smelling like roses

Scott's DiaTribes: Bloggers will be accredited for the April 6 Federal Liberal Showcase in Toronto

I’ve been told that by a good source -in his words:

I’m told bloggers can use the media inquiry page to register for the showcase (Ed Note: the April 6 Event at the Metro Toronto Convention Center) event, and language about bloggers should be up shortly…No cost, you’re registering as media. I don’t know how . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Bloggers will be accredited for the April 6 Federal Liberal Showcase in Toronto

Scott's DiaTribes: 6 Questions Submitted To Several Liberal Leadership Teams

I got the questions finished last night and have submitted them to people I know on 4 of the campaigns: George Takach, Marc Garneau, Deborah Coyne and Joyce Murray.

I’m still looking around trying to find out who to talk to on the Justin Trudeau/Martha Hall Findlay /David Bertschi/Martin Cauchon/Karen McCrimmon teams as to . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: 6 Questions Submitted To Several Liberal Leadership Teams

Scott's DiaTribes: Marc Garneau supports electoral reform – reform that can win if put to the test.

I’m turning back my attention briefly to the Federal Liberal campaign to mention that I’m pleased to see Marc Garneau state he supports electoral reform, and that he supports a version of it that has not been tested in any referendum, and in fact is quite familiar to all the political parties:

If elected, my . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Marc Garneau supports electoral reform – reform that can win if put to the test.