2012 Ndp Leadership

Althia Raj

Singh Urges Supporters To Make Mulcair Their Second Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Long-shot NDP leadership candidate Martin Singh is urging his supporters to rank Thomas Mulcair as their second choice at the party's conve...

An Obvious Alliance?

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Thousands of Martin Singh supporters in B.C.'s South Asian community are being urged to rank front-runner Thomas Mulcair as their second choi...

Strange Bedfellows?

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Is Martin Singh playing the role of Thomas Mulcair's attack dog?Rival camps in the NDP leadership contest certainly think so, although Mulcai...

NDP MP Saganash Makes A Key Endorsement

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Romeo Saganash has thrown his support behind Montreal MP Thomas Mulcair for the leadership of the federal NDP.Saganash had been a contender f...

Althia Raj

WATCH: NDP Hopeful Brian Topp Goes 1 On 1 With HuffPost

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL — To hear Brian Topp describe it, the NDP leadership race is a clash between two different visions: his desire to cling to the party’s ro...

Althia Raj

WATCH: NDP Hopeful Wants To Team Up With Liberals And Greens

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — After having put blood, sweat and tears toward achieving the NDP’s best electoral result in history, leadership candidate Nathan Cullen n...

Althia Raj

WATCH: 1 On 1 With NDP Hopeful Peggy Nash

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — NDP leadership hopeful Peggy Nash says none of the other six candidates in the race to replace former leader Jack Layton has all the skills...

NDP Begin Voting For New Leader

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The lengthy federal NDP leadership race officially enters the final lap Thursday afternoon when New Democrats can begin casting ballots for t...

Mulcair Wins Endorsement From Former Rival

CBC | Posted 04.30.2012 | Canada Politics

Thomas Mulcair added to his list of caucus supporters Wednesday with the endorsement of former leadership candidate Robert Chisholm. ...

NDP Contender Brian Topp Shoots Left

CBC | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada Politics

Brian Topp, who was first to enter the NDP leadership contest and hopes to be the last one standing March 24, wants his party to stay fir...

The NDP's Big Imbalance

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada Politics

Although voters in Quebec propelled the NDP to Official Opposition status in last spring's federal election, more than half of the party's members hai...

NDP Membership Explodes

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A record number of card-carrying New Democrats are eligible to choose the federal party's next leader, with British Columbia and Ontario hold...

Poll Reveals NDP Leadership Front-Runners

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada Politics

After a mixed performance at the French-language debate held in Quebec City on Sunday, NDP leadership candidate Paul Dewar has released an internal po...

No Secret Deals For NDP Hopefuls

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP leadership race has been criticized as boring but behind the scenes ... it's just as dull.There's been much speculation about second-...

Althia Raj

WATCH: 30 Seconds On Who Should Replace Jack Layton

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.27.2012 | Canada Politics

What makes an NDP member throw their support behind a particular leadership candidate? Is it their oratory skills? Their parliamentary experience?...

Althia Raj

NDP Gun Registry Ad Features Wrong Gun

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: The Globe and Mail is reporting that the NDP is revamping its upcoming ad campaign after learning it features the wrong gun. A senior Cons...