ALEX IN THE NEWS

National Tour

Parksville Qualicum News - Liberal Hopeful on the Hustings Alex Burton knows he doesn’t have the name recognition of a Justin Trudeau, but the federal Liberal leadership candidate hopes his  recently-completed cross-Canada RV tour will start to change that. Read More

Canadian Lawyer Mag - Lawyers Filling up Federal Liberal Leadership Race If you’ve been called to the bar and succeeded, you’re not a far cry from the world of politics, say lawyers vying for the Liberal Party’s top job. Read More

News 1130 - Local Liberal Leadership Hopeful Logs 12,000 Km on Bus Alex Burton is celebrating the completion of a six-week, 12,000 kilometre zigzag road trip across Canada, while other campaigns are just getting started. Read More

The Moose Jaw Times Herald - The Soapbox: Liberal Party supporters must consider all options The Liberal Party of Canada’s leadership race is coming to a slow boil after months on the political backburner. With Justin Trudeau sitting pretty as heir apparent to a party that his family has shaped in no small way, it is easy to forget about the other contenders. Read More

The Daily News - Kamloops - Trudeau casts Liberals in poor light, candidate says Trudeau might be the star of the federal Liberal leadership race, but his criticisms of Alberta prove he’s not the only candidate for the job, hopeful Alex Burton said Friday...Read More

The Prince George Citizen - Burton backs building base When the federal Liberal party elects their new leader, the votes coming from the less-populated ridings will be just as important as those from the urban centres... Read More

HQ Cowichan Valley - Federal Liberal Leadership Candidate Visits Cowichan One day after Vancouver MP Joyce Murray announced she is running for the federal Liberal leadership, another candidate from Vancouver made a stop in the Cowichan Valley to spread the word he's vying for the top Liberal job. Read More

CKPG | TV - Prince George, BC - Alex Burton in Town Federal Liberal Party hopeful Alex Burton made a stop in Prince George as part of his nation-wide tour. He says it’s high time a leader from the West was chosen... Read More

Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune - Liberal leadership candidate here to get down to business Federal Liberal leader hopeful Alex Burton is waging two battles. He is continuing a cross-country tour, meeting with Albertans which will include those in Grande Prairie, a riding which hasn’t seen a red MP since the end of the Second World War. Read More

The StarPhoenix - Burton says Liberals need to reach the grassroots Federal Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton says a grassroots campaign is the key to rebuilding the party and forms a large part of his bid for the post. Read More

Winnipeg Sun - Liberal leadership hopeful Alex Burton talks ‘Manitoba Matters’ Federal Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton was in Oak Bluff Saturday to talk “Manitoba Matters.”Read More

The Huffington Post - I See Canada From a Bus, Not an Airplane I grew up in a house where we talked politics at the dinner table -- not party politics, but the politics of community. Read More

The Sudbury Star - Federal Liberal candidate pays visit You may not have heard of Alex Burton, but the candidate for the federal Liberal Party leadership is confident that will change in the next six months... Read More

The Orillia Packet & Times - Burton makes his case for Liberal leader The back of Alex Burton’s campaign bus dubs the unknown would-be leader as Canada’s “other federal Liberal candidate.” Read More

Barrie Examiner - Federal Liberal hopeful visits Alex Burton is bringing his Liberal leadership campaign to the people of Barrie. Burton is hitting the road as an official candidate for the federal ... Read More

Brantford Expositor - Federal Liberals urged to regain voice Federal Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton visits Brantford on ... Read More

Metro News, Halifax - Trudeau’s rival in Liberal leadership race makes stop in Halifax In his bid to beat out Justin Trudeau as the Liberal Party of Canada's newleader, Alex Burton took his modest campaign bus across Nova... Read More

Herald News, Halifax - Burton focuses on rural areas during leadership campaign Federal Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton, who was a student at ...Candidate Alex Burton parked at the corner of Sackville and... Read More

CBC Quebec AM - A "Sleeper candidate" in the Federal Liberal Leadership The famous and the not-so-famous will be running for the leadership of the federal Liberal Party. We'll meet one of the not-so-famous, at least for now - he's Alex Burton from B.C., and he's travelling the country in a van, talking to as many people as possible... Listen Here

EMC Perth - Federal Liberal leadership contestant touches down in Perth, Vancouver lawyer Alex Burton running as "outside Ottawa bubble" candidate The federal Liberal leadership race came to town on Monday... Read More

Canada.com - Alex Who? Justin Trudeau’s Liberal leadership rival Burton says ‘Just watch me' Another candidate for the federal Liberal leadership rode his motor home through the streets of Toronto this morning. His last name wasn’t even Trudeau... Read More

 The Toronto Sun - B.C. lawyer challenges Trudeau for Liberal leadership Vancouver Crown prosecutor Alex Burton has joined the federal Liberal leadership race, but one expert says he'll have his work cut out for him... Read More

The American Prospect - Peeking In on Canada's Election A Prospect Q&A with Alex Burton, who's running for the Canadian Liberal Party's top leadership slot... Read More

The Orangeville Banner - Liberal leadership contender stops in Orangeville Alex Burton is looking to preach outside of the usual choir targeted during the race for leader of the Federal Liberal Party... Read More

The Peterborough Examiner - Federal Liberal leadership contender Alex Burton searches for support in smaller centres B.C. lawyer Alex Burton stopped in Peterborough on Monday on the 10th day of a 40-day cross-country tour in his bid to become the new... Read More

Thunder Bay News Watch - Outsider wants in: Alex Burton makes Liberal party leadership bid Alex Burton says it's time to rebuild the Liberal brand across Canada. The British Columbia lawyer thinks he's the man to get the job done... Read More

Leader-Post - Liberal leadership hopefuls march through Saskatchewan Visiting Regina, Swift Current and Moose Jaw earlier last week was candidate Alex Burton... Read More 

The Moose Jaw Times Herald - Seven questions with Alex Burton Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton is a Crown prosecutor for the British Columbia Attorney General and president of the... Read More

Swift Current Online - Alex Burton Stops in Swift Current Federal Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton stopped in Swift Current yesterday to continue reaching out to western Canadians in his campaign... Read More  

The Calgary Herald - Long-shots plunge into Liberal leadership race, luminaries steer clear A clutch of little-known long-shots is rushing in where Liberal luminaries fear to tread... Read More

AM 1150 - Federal Liberal Leadership hopeful stops in Kelowna Burton kicked-off his cross Canada tour on Friday and was in Kelowna on Saturday to speak with the community about his vision... Read More

Kelowna Daily Courier - Burton campaign rolls into Valley Federal Liberal leadership hopeful Alex Burton was pleasantly surprised that while main-streeting in the Okanagan on Saturday, many people... Read More

The Province - B.C. rookie plans bid for Liberal leadership A provincial Crown prosecutor based in Vancouver is expected to announce his " exploratory campaign" for leadership of the Liberal Party of ... Read More