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Political parties ‘bumbling rubes’ on data: CPC campaign chair

News | 11/20/2018 4:58 pm EST
Conservative national campaign chair Hamish Marshal speaks at a debate put on by thePANEL in Ottawa Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Left to right: Marlene Floyd, Microsoft national director of corporate Affairs; Hamish Marshall, the Conservative Party of Canada's national campaign manager; Liberal MP Bernadette Jordan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions; professor Fen Osler Hampson, director of global security and politics at the Centre for International Governance Innovation; and Mercedes Stephenson, Global News' Ottawa bureau chief. / Photo by Kyle Duggan.

OTTAWA  The head of the Conservative Party’s 2019 national election campaign says it’s not worth getting “overly concerned” about manipulative techniques used by Cambridge Analytica after its political data harvesting controversy, because they didn’t work.

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