Blog postings add background, commentary, spin, humour, emotion, and context to ongoing political events. Following political bloggers can provide insights that the standard media may not cover.
Most political bloggers identify with one of the five main Canadian political parties. Blog aggregators bring together many of these bloggers into an easy to read format. Some are officially affiliated with their party, while others are unofficial but accepted vehicles for partisan opinion.
The five primary blog aggregators are:
Conservative: Blogging Tories – http://www.bloggingtories.ca/
Liberal: Liblogs – http://liblogs.ca/
NDP: New Democrats Online – http://newdemocratsonline.ca/
Bloc Quebecois: Blogue Quebecois – http://blogue.blocquebecois.org/ (posts are from MPs)
Green Party: Green Party Blogs – http://greenparty.ca/blog