Contributions to Canadian Stenographer's Archive
Canadian Stenographer's archive is populated with emails sent to us by people like you! If you
notice that we don't have an email in the archive, please forward us a copy.
We accept all political correspondences from any registered political party at any level of Canadian government from any time period.
Step 1: Identify an email that you've received is from a registered political party in
Step 2: Check Canadian Stenographer's archive to ensure we don't already have the email in
version and language.
Step 3: Forward the message to firstname.lastname@example.org and
include your postal code.
We'll take care of stripping all of your personal information, and we'll email you when we've
What's missing from the archive?
Our main focus is collecting emails that were sent to specific demographics (postal
codes) of Canadians.
Our observations show that for the most part, major Canadian political parties have not
used targeted messages at the federal level lest in the cases of by-elections and rallies. In
our main categories of missing material includes the following:
Wanted: Physical Letters & Prizes
We don't have physical letters or prizes that have been mailed to
subscribers. If you have collected a series of letters or prizes from a particular political
please take scans or pictures and contact us!
Wanted: Emails by Postal Code
Sometimes mailing list subscribers are targeted based on their
There are many technical ways to discriminate between user interests and location (sending
messages to different groups of Canadians). For the most part, we have only seen additional
messages being sent to people in by-election districts and for events in the area, such as a
rally or speaking. The Canadian Stenographer archive includes all of the targeted messages we
our hands on, but we've only recently begun collecting the messages of a wider variety of postal
Please send us the messages you've received from political parties in your locale. Postal codes
typically a requested field when subscribing to a party's email list, but it's hard for us to
mapping of all Canadian postal codes to electoral districts for our email lists.
Wanted: Examples of Language Sneakiness
For the most part we've noticed that major notices are sent to all
list subscribers in either English and French or with the option to choose a language, and we
been able to find any examples of a party sneaking alternate sentiment into the other official
Wanted: Full sets of "Donor Records"
Emails are often sent to donors with a "donation record" or similar
report as frequently as once per quarter. We have a few of these in the archive, but we suspect
who have donated to particular parties have been sent follow-up emails or content that may be
than that sent to non-contributors. If you've been donating from a party for a long time and
that you've received an email not typically sent to non-contributors, please send them to