Ndp Leadership Candidates

Mulcair Get's Hero's Welcome From Caucus

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Thomas Mulcair spent his first day as federal NDP leader sending reassuring signals about restoring party unity and safeguarding the legacy ...

Mulcair Beardly Goes Where Few Have Gone Before

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Mission Mulcair: to beardly go where few politicians have gone before.All but unremarked upon in the NDP's agonizingly slow — and conseque...

How He Did it

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Two very different Thomas Mulcairs were on display during the marathon NDP leadership race.The first — prickly, thin-skinned, whiny, almos...

Mulcair Rules Out Liberal Merger

CBC | Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada Politics

Newly elected NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has ruled out co-operating with the Liberals in the next election, insisting the New Democrats ar...

The Man Behind The Beard

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada Politics

Despite what many felt to be a downright dispirited speech at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Friday, Thomas Mulcair has won the NDP leadership...

Althia Raj

NDP Leadership Vote Still Up For Grabs

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — The slip-ups of two prominent NDP leadership hopefuls may matter little to delegates casting ballots this weekend as they vote to replace ...

NDP Remembers Jack

CP | Bruce Cheadle | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO -- The widow of Jack Layton implored New Democrats on Friday to continue to grow his work and reap the harvest as the NDP paid tribute to the ...

What The Candidates Outfits Said About Them (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Style

Fashion and politics go hand in hand. What a candidate or leader wears can heavily influence how we feel about them. Just look at these memorable ...

WATCH: Unusual Rap Number At NDP Convention

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

The NDP is a progressive party and Canada found out just how progressive on Friday when MP Charlie Angus and rapper Obi took to the stage at the party...

Rachel Mendleson

This Young NDPer Wants To be Prime Minister

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada Politics

The reputation of the NDP as a young party was cemented by the abundance of fresh-faced supporters at the forefront of the leadership convention on Fr...

Sarah Kelsey

PHOTOS: The Best And Worst Flair At The NDP Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Style

Flair (as in crazy slogan buttons). Wigs. Waves of purple, aqua, green, yellow and orange. Haute couture, it's not. But some of the style statemen...

Althia Raj

Will NDP Contenders' Speeches Even Matter?

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: (CP) It was a sprint to the finish — literally — for two of the NDP's most prominent leadership hopefuls Friday as each of the seven conte...

NDP Faithful Flood Convention Centre In Toronto (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO -- The NDP leadership convention is underway in Toronto, which means more than 3,500 party faithful are gathered to elect a new leader. Huf...

PHOTOS: The 8 Things To Watch At The NDP Convention

CBC | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada Politics

After seven long months, the NDP's leadership convention officially begins at 12:30 p.m. Friday and a permanent leader will finally be cho...

A 'Three-Quarter Thrust' For The NDP?

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - When the main stage at an NDP leadership gathering is something called the "three-quarter thrust," well, what's next? Champagne rooms?Tens o...

Althia Raj

Couch Vote May Prove Crucial In Picking New NDP Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO -- More than 3,500 NDP delegates are expected to gather at the party’s Toronto convention this weekend to elect a leader to replace the late...

Where Will The NDP Leadership Be Won?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

With over 130,000 members spread out in all 10 provinces and three territories, candidates for the NDP leadership have spent the final days of the cam...

Which NDP Hopeful Can Bring Down Harper?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

Tomorrow, New Democrats will choose between seven candidates and seven different futures for their party. With one recent poll showing the NDP neck-an...

Liberals Feeling The NDP Squeeze

CBC | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada Politics

New Democrats won’t be the only ones tuning into the party’s leadership convention this weekend. It’s likely the Liberals will be k...

NDP Lose Crucial Lead

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Politics

For the first time since the 2011 federal election the New Democrats have fallen into second place in Quebec, according to a new poll by Forum Researc...

Dewar Unveils $500-Million Urban Strategy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - NDP leadership hopeful Paul Dewar wants the federal government to give an additional $500 million annually to hardpressed municipalities.The ...

Mulcair Or Topp - Guess Who's Got The Edge?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Politics

Brian Topp or Thomas Mulcair? The NDP leadership race may come down to that, but these sorts of things do not always turn out as expected. In s...

Althia Raj

NDP Leadership Candidates Will Get Long Leash: Turmel

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Politics

When the NDP caucus meets in Quebec City this week, rules will be established to ensure some leadership candidates don’t get an unfair advantage and...