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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

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Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.

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The Foreign Desk - Canada's political attack ads

September 26th, 2015

Episode 92 of 217 episodes

From the outside, the world of Canadian political attack ads is bemusing; from the inside it's a vital part of any successful campaign. Misquoting your opponents, lambasting their policies or insulting their hair - it's all in a days work. Ahead of elections in October, Steve Bloomfield sits down with columnist John Doyle, Dr Erin Tolley from the University of Toronto and Sean Kemp, former special adviser in Downing Street for the Liberal Democrats.

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