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Campaign Research

Robocalls, investigations, and avoiding the mainstream media

Robocalls: "Never apologize for the lawful use of telephone or other forms of direct contact," Campaign Research's Richard Ciano told a gathering at a Manning Centre function last week.

Harper’s Canada: A local and provincial politics fact sheet

Fourth in a series documenting key events and issues in Canadian politics. Here’s a look at how Conservative policies are affecting change at the local and provincial level.

NPA-Take Back Vancouver's cheap-looking product

Vancouver municipal election 2011: Money + vitriol = ________?

The NPA: an election explainer

To prepare for the upcoming municipal election, here's a backgrounder on the Non-Partisan Association (NPA).

Campaign Research Inc.: NPA's not-so-secret weapon

Vancouver municipal election 2011