David Rodier is a lawyer with over 25 years of experience advising senior leaders from the federal government, national nongovernmental organizations and business worlds. He is senior vice president, corporate communications in Edelman Canada’s Ottawa office. He has served in senior campaign roles for prime ministers Jean Chrétien, Paul Martin and Justin Trudeau.

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Confessions of a campaign wagon master

“Thanks for not tweeting about the bus,” I gratefully whispered to one of the journalists travelling with us. “I find campaign bus metaphors so boring, so you are off the hook with me,” she said. Our Liberal …

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The war against smoking is still not won

This past spring, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced plans to implement the Liberal Party’s campaign commitment on plain packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products. After a period of consultation and the drafting of regulations, …

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