OTTAWA — A federal NDP MP is alleging that a member of former leader Tom Mulcair’s staff levelled an unfounded harassment complaint against him in retaliation for having questioned the Trudeau’s government national carbon-tax plan. 643 more words
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OTTAWA — Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair is expected to resign as a Montreal MP in the new year.
A spokesperson for the New Democrats confirms Mulcair plans to depart after the spring parliamentary session, adding that the date of his resignation will be announced in the “near future.” 152 more words
Andrew Coyne: Better debates would bring better elections — so can the Liberals, for once, get reform right?
Having botched and abandoned electoral reform, having botched and been forced to abandon much of parliamentary reform, can the Liberals at least get reform of the leaders’ debates right? 936 more words
On the sensitive topic of Quebec’s secession, the NDP has a history of being coy about the process. Throughout the early 2000s, party veterans like Jack Layton, Thomas Mulcair and Craig Scott claimed Quebec could trigger secession talks if a mere 50 per cent plus one of Quebecers voted to leave. 845 more words
UPDATE: The Prime Minister’s Office has twice cancelled and rescheduled its meeting with Noah Irvine since this story was originally published. As of the morning of Oct. 1,045 more words
Chris Selley: NDP fell down Quebec's religion rabbit hole. Now, it won't condemn rank discrimination
One wonders what Jack Layton would make of his party nowadays — of the trajectory it has taken since his untimely passing and of the battle to replace his successor, who seemed like such a good idea at the time. 818 more words
Mulcair calls it 'suspicious' Trudeau won't recuse himself from lobbying commissioner hiring process
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is calling on Justin Trudeau to recuse himself from the selection of the next lobbying commissioner because the current one is investigating two cash-for-access fundraisers organized for the prime minister by wealthy lobbyists. 660 more words