Despite a pledge to run on an “aspirational, positive message,” Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives are doubling down on Stephen Harper’s playbook of divisive and negative politics.
New Facebook transparency measures are shining a light on some of the digital ads that they targeted to specific voters in the latest round of by-elections. Take a look for yourself:
Conservative ad in Scarborough—Agincourt via Facebook
Let’s be clear — these ads were desperate attempts to instill division and fear in Canadians, purely for Conservative partisan gain.
Add your name to defend positive politics and to call on Andrew Scheer to stop trying to divide Canadians.
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