The Liberals spent $17.7 million this spring on government advertising before the June 30th election blackout took place. While it’s irresponsible and self-serving, it isn’t exclusively a Liberal problem. The Conservatives also spent millions, including in election years, touting their accomplishments.

True North’s Andrew Lawton says this practice needs to stop.

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