With scandals, an imminent election, and attack ads aplenty, Ottawa has never been so exciting. Just don’t get used to it.
He is a trusted advisor to business leaders as well as leaders of political parties and cabinet ministers at all three levels of government across Canada.
Jaime was the senior communications advisor for the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party in the landmark 1995 and 1999 election campaigns. And he has led ground-breaking election campaigns that have transformed politics because of their boldness and creativity.
Jaime is a past chair of Casey House, Canada’s pioneer AIDS hospice, and is deeply involved in efforts to promote equality and human rights issues. He has served on the boards of numerous charitable, and community service organizations including the Woodrow Wilson Centre for Scholars in Washington and St Michael’s Hospital Foundation in Toronto.
In 2003, he was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee medal for service to the community.
A highly regarded speaker, Jaime is a regular panelist on Canada’s premier political affairs television programme, Politics with Don Newman. He also appears on CBC, Global, CTV, and TVO and in the National Post and The Globe and Mail as a commentator on public affairs issues.
Harper’s communications team has gotten better at managing controversy.
Harper has put a wedge between himself and the opposition on the issue of party subsidies.
Political ads are often cheap, cheesy, and thrown together at the last minute. But they still do the trick.
Watt to MPs: Stop the silly stunts and focus on the economy, stupid.
Despite what the pollsters might be telling us, this isn’t the season for gauging political support.
The Tories have deflected controversy by sticking to their core messages.
Michael Ignatieff’s summer blitz is confusing from a strategic standpoint.