Mulcair Dutch Disease

Send It East: Mulcair Backs Pipeline Plan

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Business

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair has thrown his party’s support behind a proposal to ship oil from Alberta to eastern Canada, saying it would lower energy ...

Ex-PM Lays Into Mulcair Over Dutch Disease

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Former prime minister Paul Martin added his name Monday to the list of leaders unhappy with recent remarks by federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcai...

Pitting East Against West?

CBC | Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he isn't pitting Canada's East against the West, in prepared remarks to provincial New Democrats gath...

Why Mulcair Is Attacking The Oilsands

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Politics

Western premiers hope Thomas Mulcair’s visit to Alberta's oilsands will change his mind on whether Canada is suffering from Dutch disease. But the N...

Mulcair Blames Oilsands Issues On Harper

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Politics

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair toured Alberta's sprawling oilsands Thursday, saying he was left agog at the size of the operati...

Mulcair Confident About Oilsands Trip

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is heading to Alberta for his first tour of the oilsands, confident he can dispel perceptions that he's anti-development and anti...

Dutch Disease? Try 'Oilsands Fever'

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - On the eve of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's visit to Alberta's oilsands, a new report backs his claim that Canada's economy suffers from a form of...

Mulcair Tones Down Dutch Disease Stance

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is dialling back the NDP's anti-oilsands rhetoric as he prepares for his first visit to Alberta's massive, unconventional petrole...

If it's Dutch Disease, Mulcair, Then Harper has the Cure

David Frum | Posted 07.27.2012 | Canada
David Frum

Thomas Mulcair has taken a deserved media beating over his "Dutch disease" remarks. He's been criticized for bad economics and divisive politics. He's been compelled to travel out West and meet the angry premiers. Not a good month for a new party leader.

Someone's A Hot Topic For Western Leaders

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

EDMONTON - The environment, energy and federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair are on the agenda Tuesday when leaders of the western provinces and territories ...

Mulcair's Misdiagnosis of Dutch "Disease" Won't Help our Economy

Omar Alghabra | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Omar Alghabra

Thomas Mulcair's prescription is to make "polluters pay" and that the natural resources industry should fully account for its pollution. And then what? How is that going to reduce pressure on the dollar? How does that help other industries? Does he want to implement a selective "polluter pays" policy that target only the natural resources sector and exclude the manufacturing sector?

Dutch Foreign Minister Weighs In On.. You Know

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Netherlands foreign minister says he favours an evidence-based discussion on whether Alberta's oilsands are being discriminated against u...

Mulcair's Ploy to Spread (Dutch) Disease

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair's recent meditations on an economic phenomenon known as "Dutch Disease" illustrates again that the NDP and their new leader are far from ready for prime time. That does not mean there is not a kernel of truth in Mulcair's statements.

Tories Let The Dogs Out Over 'Dutch Disease'

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper Conservatives have finally unleashed the attack dogs on Tom Mulcair.They've pounced on the newly minted NDP leader's musings about...

I'm Not The PM's Messenger: Brad Wall

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada

Rekindling his fight with federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he's not Prime Minister Stephen Harper's "m...

B.C. Premier Calls Mulcair's Remarks 'Goofy'

CBC | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is firing back at federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, calling his stance on the oilsands "goofy." Clar...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Pitting West Against The Rest, Tories Argue

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.11.2012 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives continued to hammer NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair Friday, suggesting he is pitting the Prairies against Ontario and Eastern Canada. ...

Flaherty To Mulcair: You Don't Understand Canada's Economy

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has it wrong when it comes to the oilsands, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Friday.Mulcair told a CBC radio pro...

WATCH: HuffPost's Althia Raj Debates Oilsands Politics On The National

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Politics

The Huffington Post Canada's Ottawa Bureau Chief Althia Raj joined CBC's At Issue panel on "The National" Thursday night to debate Thomas Mulcair's co...

Why The NDP Is Hammering The Tories

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 05.11.2012 | Canada Politics

When Thomas Mulcair became leader of the NDP, he promised a structured opposition that could take on the Conservative government. His strategy appears...