'Ethnic outreach' campaigns hit their stride as parties pull out all the stops

On April 23, NDP Leader Jack Layton held a campaign press conference for "members of the ethnic media" in Toronto, where he fielded questions on everything from the Sikh riots to Afghanistan, China and domestic issues. In doing so, Mr. Layton was following in the footsteps of his other two national party opponents, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, who have already both held so-called "ethnic media roundtables" during the campaign.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/27/2011 12:00 am EDT

On April 23, NDP Leader Jack Layton held a campaign press conference for "members of the ethnic media" in Toronto, where he fielded questions on everything from the Sikh riots to Afghanistan, China and domestic issues. In doing so, Mr. Layton was following in the footsteps of his other two national party opponents, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, who have already both held so-called "ethnic media roundtables" during the campaign.

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