L.A. Times Columnist: Canadian Politics 'So Civilized It's Almost Quaint'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Politics

"Canadians don’t know how lucky they are."

Tories, Liberals Team Up Against NDP

The Huffington Post Canada | The Canadian Press, Althia Raj | Posted 08.30.2015 | Canada Politics

“It's something that the Conservatives are making up,'' Mulcair responded.

Mulcair: Reversing Cuts To Health Transfers Won't Happen Immediately

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is backing away from his pledge to restore up to $36 billion in provincial health care transfers as he vows to pay ...

Mulcair 'Not Entertaining Any Thought' Of Running A Deficit

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Politics

Mulcair says an NDP government would not run a deficit, even if market forces change.

Mulcair: I'll Keep My Promises Without Running A Deficit

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Politics

Mulcair says he knows he will be able to deliver a balanced budget because his priorities are different than those of Stephen Harper.

Mulcair Promises Huge Boost To Guaranteed Income Supplement

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair took his campaign to downtown Toronto today to announce that he would boost an old-age benefit.

Mulcair Promises B.C. More Than 100,000 Child-Care Spaces

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Politics

Mulcair says his goal is to guarantee a child care spot for every Canadian child at $15 per day.

Mulcair Defends Praising Margaret Thatcher In 2011

CBC | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was forced Wednesday to defend flattering comments he made over a decade ago about former U.K. prime minister Margaret Thatcher.

Mulcair Sang Praises For Margaret Thatcher's Right-Wing Politics

The Huffington Post Quebec | Catherine Levesque | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Politics

In 2001, Mulcair said: “In Quebec, the government is so omnipresent and plays in so many sandboxes at the same time that we can no longer speak of a free market."

Mulcair Pledges To Spend $30 Million Promoting Canada To U.S. Tourists

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says Stephen Harper is putting Canadian tourism jobs at risk, presiding over a steep drop in American visitors during his time as prime minister.

Harper, Blaney Have Done Nothing For Quebec City Region: Mulcair

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Mulcair made the comments today in a riding across the river from Quebec City, held by Conservative Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney.

Zi-Ann Lum

NDP Boosts Pay After Offering Different Wage For French Speakers | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP quietly changed job ad to equalize pay between French and English-speaking campaign workers.

Mulcair Keeps 'Angry Tom' At Bay With 'Creepy' Smile During Debate

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Politics

He kept a near-constant smile on his face, even while making dire predictions — a look some viewers on social media described as "creepy."

Mulcair Says Hello In 'Quebec's Pantry'

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

"The NDP is interesting."

3 Surprising Things We Learned About Mulcair From His New Book

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Politics

No. 2: The NDP Leader calls himself ‘not crafty at all.’

NDP's Latest Ad Highlights The Downfalls Of Top Conservatives

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Politics


Federal Leaders Attend Stampede With Election In Mind

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

The upcoming federal election is casting a cowboy-sized shadow over the Calgary Stampede as party leaders wrangle for votes.

Mulcair Calls On Harper To Defend Supply Management During TPP Talks

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is urging Stephen Harper to defend Canada's supply management system "in its entirety" in the course of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Leader Of The Pack For Now

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Politics

But there's a "danger" to take into consideration, warns one expert.

Althia Raj

'Ready For Change': Mulcair Makes Case For NDP Government At Rally | Althia Raj | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Politics

“After 10 long years of Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, Canadians are ready for change.”

Bono Meets With Harper, Trudeau And Mulcair

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Politics

The Prime Minister's Office says Harper is scheduled to have a "private meeting" Monday afternoon with the Irish singer.

Mulcair, Union Leaders Butt Heads Over Senate's Powers

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Politics

"I'm a New Democrat ... I'd be happy if we didn't have a Senate," said one union boss.

NDP Surge Getting Stronger, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Politics

"Liberals should be very concerned. But the worst news here may be for the Conservatives."

Mulcair Calls Out Feds For 'Last-Minute' Switcheroo

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Politics

The NDP leader says he's doubtful the Conservatives will follow through with a voluntary expansion of the Canada Pension Plan.

"At Least We're Not That Bad" and Other Potential Federal Election Slogans

David Martin | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Politics
David Martin

In anticipation of the next federal election, the Conservatives launched an ad campaign last September with the less-than-inspiring slogan, "We're better off with Harper." No expression of grand ideas for Canada. No glorious visions for our national future.