2012 NDP LEADERSHIP

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An Obvious Alliance?

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 choice for federal NDP leader.As recently as Sunday, S...
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Strange Bedfellows?

OTTAWA - Is Martin Singh playing the role of Thomas Mulcair's attack dog?Rival camps in the NDP leadership contest certainly think so, although Mulcair's adamantly denies it.For weeks there's been ram...
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NDP MP Saganash Makes A Key Endorsement

OTTAWA - Romeo Saganash has thrown his support behind Montreal MP Thomas Mulcair for the leadership of the federal NDP.Saganash had been a contender for the party's top job himself, but dropped out ea...
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NDP Begin Voting For New Leader

OTTAWA - The lengthy federal NDP leadership race officially enters the final lap Thursday afternoon when New Democrats can begin casting ballots for their next leader.The vast majority of the 128,351...
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NDP Contender Brian Topp Shoots Left

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 firmly planted on the left. Moving it to the centre, as he says r...
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NDP Membership Explodes

OTTAWA - A record number of card-carrying New Democrats are eligible to choose the federal party's next leader, with British Columbia and Ontario holding the key to victory.Final membership numbers re...
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No Secret Deals For NDP Hopefuls

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-ballot strategies and secret deals being hatched t...