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.

Mulcair Promises Abortion Funding In Foreign Aid Project

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Politics

The NDP would restore funding for abortion and family planning to Canada's keynote development initiative which promotes maternal, newborn and child health.

Mulcair Says Niqab Debate A Matter For Courts, Not Politicians

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Questions surrounding the wearing of the niqab should be dealt with by the courts and not by politicians, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesd...

NDP, Liberals Boast Record Fundraising Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Both the federal Liberals and New Democrats posted their best fundraising results in a decade last year — significantly eroding the Conserv...

Canada Should Stop Using Cowardice to Fight the War on Terror

Ethan Rabidoux | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Politics
Ethan Rabidoux

The War on Terrorism has been raging since planes knocked down the Twin Towers on September 11th, 2001. Canadians have long felt insulated from the rush to hysteria and paranoia that has gripped many of our allies but now we're right in the thick of it.

Mulcair, MacKay Spar Over Polytechnique Shooting Comment

CBC | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada Politics

The root causes of the 1989 Montreal massacre led to a heated question period exchange between NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Justice Minister Peter MacKa...

Mulcair Reacts To Lackluster Byelection Results

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is shrugging off the NDP's dismal performance in byelections.The NDP leader says byelection results are not indicators of how a p...

Harper Ignored Mulcair's Objections Over CSIS Watchdog Picks

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government appointed two members to Canada's spy watchdog despite objections raised by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair during formal ...

Mulcair Vows To Raise Wages For Federal Employees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - The New Democrats are promising to bring back the minimum wage for employees who work in federally regulated sectors.NDP leader Tom Mulcai...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Vows To Raise Minimum Wage – For Some | Althia Raj | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is pledging to reinstate and substantially increase the federal minimum wage – a low-level benchmark for cert...

Mulcair To Unveil 'Some Very Concrete' NDP Proposals

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Tom Mulcair intends to start this fall nailing down some key planks in the NDP's election platform — a full year before the next schedule...

Mr. Mulcair, the Gulf of Saint-Lawrence Is As Important As the Pacific Coast

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

If you hope to repeat the success of May 2, 2011, I invite you to take a firm stand against the TransCanada East pipeline and you must demand that the National Energy Board hold public hearings that are not mere rubber stamps for the oil industry.

NDP Mailings Could Cost Party Millions

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP could be asked to repay potentially millions of dollars worth of mail it sent out into dozens of ridings on the taxpayers' dime, in a...

One Day, Saskatchewan, One Day

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan NDP Leader Cam Broten is getting a boost from his federal counterpart ahead of the provincial party's convention this weekend...

Althia Raj

Does The NDP Really Owe Taxpayers Money? | Althia Raj | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The Conservative Party is demanding that the NDP pay taxpayers back for using parliamentary staff to work in party offices outside of Ottaw...