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
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Thomas Mulcair and the four candidates running to replace him as leader of the federal New Democratic Party are not planning to attend the Calgary Stampede this year. 490 more words
Four candidates in the running for the NDP’s top job are squaring off in Saskatoon discussing climate change and resource development — a debate that marks the beginning of the homeward stretch in the lengthy race to replace Tom Mulcair in October. 540 more words
Judging by the tenor of its leadership “race,” Canada’s NDP has quietly reached a communal decision to slip back into its traditional status as a permanent third-place political movement, well insulated from power, where it can comfortably lecture other Canadians on their failings. 959 more words
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
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