Push the button

Paul Dewar talks to the Canadian Press.

“When the Conservatives have an issue, what do they do? We saw this on the coalition, we see it with guns, whatever, CBC, take whatever issue you like. They can basically push a button out to their base, whoosh, and they’re activated,” Dewar said.

“We need to connect with people in a similar way for a different kind of motivation. You don’t do that just when the writ’s dropped, trying to engage people or just, you know, continuing with the same old model of you have riding associations and near to an election they get going,” he said. “We will not do as well as we did last campaign and obviously take us to the next level if we do not invest in organizers on the ground and bring more people in.”

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