Alex Marland is associate professor of political science and an associate dean at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is the author of Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control (UBC Press 2016) and the lead editor of Permanent Campaigning in Canada (UBC Press 2017).


Government communications under Trudeau

Those who follow Canadian politics are well aware that a stubborn problem with government is the concentration of power in the “centre.” In Ottawa, everything turns on the whim of the prime minister and central …

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