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NDP leadership candidates call for a return to party's roots

In the minds of many of its followers, the NDP lost its way in the last federal election — and paid the price.

Many blamed leader Thomas Mulcair for advocating centrist policies like balancing the budget without rising taxes, allowing Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to outflank them on the left by promising to run up deficits and increase social spending. 651 more words

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Fingas: Substance evident in early days of NDP leadership campaign

While the outlines of the federal NDP’s leadership campaign have been visible for some time, it’s taken nearly a year for candidates to take any official steps. 607 more words

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Moving On

OTTAWA — Amid a leadership race with few candidates, there is a growing grassroots movement in the federal New Democratic Party to try convince leader Tom Mulcair to again run for the job he has resigned. 137 more words

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He's 'moving on,' but campaign to keep Mulcair as leader picks up steam as NDP grassroots call ousting unfair

OTTAWA — Amid a leadership race with few candidates, there is a growing grassroots movement in the federal New Democratic Party to try convince leader Tom Mulcair to again run for the job he has resigned. 1,114 more words

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Michael Den Tandt: The NDP's headlong rush to irrelevance

Not so long ago, Thomas Mulcair’s New Democrats campaigned on a broadly centrist platform, buttressed by a common-sense pledge: A federal NDP government would provide responsible, competent public administration. 814 more words

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Justin Trudeau accused of letting Donald Trump get away with racism and hatred

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has again avoided directly criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump, most recently side-stepping questions about the president’s travel ban.

Over the past few months, Trudeau has also… 774 more words

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Michael Den Tandt: Nice-guy-in-chief needs to toughen up to stare down Trump, Brexit and global uncertainty

Thomas Mulcair was back to form. In an interview with CBC Radio Monday, the caretaker NDP Leader gamely alleged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent ride in the Aga Khan’s helicopter — possibly a violation, but also possibly not a violation, of the federal Conflict of Interest Act — is a very serious matter of law-breaking by a sitting prime minister. 796 more words

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