Gerry Nicholls

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Gerry Nicholls is a communications consultant, who has worked for advocacy organizations and politicians in both Canada and the United States; he’s a frequent commentator on radio and TV public affairs programs and was formerly vice-president of the National Citizens Coalition.  He lives in Oakville, Ontario.






Protecting the Soul of Conservatism
How Scheer Provides us with a Cautionary Tale
Is Trudeau’s Agenda Inevitable?
Scheer is in trouble because he’s a weak leader
A Slogan Gets Appointed to Cabinet
Moral Outrage Brigades and the Velocity of Hate
Is Libertarianism Facing Extinction?
Conservatives vs. The Elites
Preparing for Election 2019 – The Sequel
Top Ten Ways the Election Surprised Us
If Your Side Loses, Don’t Blame the Voters
The Perils of Political Pinball
Election Offers a “Teachable Moment” on Message Strategy
Why is the Blackface Scandal Worse than SNC-Lavalin Scandal? – It’s Visual
Examining Trudeau’s “Triple Play” Strategy
Simplifying the Game of Politics
Who Won the First Battle of TV ads? (Spoiler Alert: Not the Conservatives)
Beware of Trudeau’s Aristocratic Impulses
The Politics of Party Tribalism
Time Once Again for my anti-Gag Law Rant
Scheer’s Unique Communications Challenge
A Modest Proposal to Ban Summer Polls
Singh’s Lack of Cents
Three Things to Watch for in the Next Federal Election: Bernier, May and Apathy
Watch: Why negative ads work
Neither Scheer Nor Trudeau Can Afford to Get Lazy
Raining on Scheer’s Parade
Pondering the Fascinating Possibility of a Trudeau Minority
Is Scheer Really the Trumpian Candidate?
Personality, Not Policy, Will Decide the Next Election
Is the Liberal Party Too Establishment to Fail?
TV Election Ads I’d Love to See
Green Wave or Populist Surge?
Understanding The Trudeau Doctrine
To Win in October, Scheer Must Go on the Attack
If Trudeau Loses in the Fall, You Will Be Blamed
The Rise and Fall of Trudeaumania
Slicing through Polling Baloney on Climate Change
The Attempt to Overthrow Trudeau and Other Crazy Conspiracy Theories
Examining Trudeau’s Multitasking Strategy
Singh Needs to Rev up the NDP “Momentum Train”
Scandal Has Pushed Canada into the Twilight Zone
Is Trudeau Too Cute to Fail?
Conservatives Need to Stop Being Afraid
Sunny Ways Politics and Other Fairy Tales
How the Liberals Could Survive “Justicegate”
Singh Facing a Passive-Aggressive Coup?
How to Get the Media to Adore You
The Problem with Trudeau’s Never-ending War
Singh and Scheer’s Nostalgia Problem
Trudeau’s Real Political Skill