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NDP Propose Amendments To Anti-Terror Bill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Opposition New Democrats are calling for a series of amendments to the federal government's controversial anti-terrorism bill. Some of th...

Mulcair Says Niqab Debate A Matter For Courts, Not Politicians

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | 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...

Mulcair Open To Coalition With Grits

CP | Pierre Saint-Arnaud, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is reiterating his openness to a possible coalition with the Liberals if it is necessary to topple Stephen Harper's ...

Why the NDP Is Not Government Material

Samuel Getachew | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Politics
Samuel Getachew

The reason Canadians do not look at the NDP as government material is obvious. Its public role has been to shout, scream and protest from the sidelines and that reality has and should not change. I would never question nor discount their public contributions -- Medicare and minimum wage -- however these admirable ideals were achieved with the adult supervision of the traditional governing parties.

NDP Wants Supreme Court Opinion On Satellite Office Dispute

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrat MPs want to take the battle over their allegedly improper use of parliamentary resources all the way to the Supreme Court of Can...

Mulcair Insists Pricey Promises Are Affordable

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is insisting that the NDP's expensive campaign promises are still affordable, even though a precipitous plunge in the price of oi...

Relations Between Liberals, NDP Frosty On Parliament Hill

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For anyone who wonders why the New Democrats and the Liberals never seem to want to talk about a merger, try spending a little time with them...

Althia Raj

It's Make Or Break With Mulcair's 'Next Step'

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON — As Canada’s NDP heads to Edmonton this week hoping to build on its 2011 election momentum, the challenge the party faces is convincing ...

Mulcair To Liberal: 'Sorry To Destroy Your Perry Mason Moment'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Politics

Thomas Mulcair turned his rhetorical guns on both Conservative and Liberal rivals Thursday as he testified at the procedure and House affairs committe...

WATCH: Mulcair Gets Testy With Reporter

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair accused a CTV reporter of making things up during a particularly testy exchange Wednesday. Mulcair will appear before a H...

Mulcair: Proof Is In The Details

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A parliamentary committee has been given three days to debate and vote on nearly 300 amendments to a controversial overhaul of Canada's elect...

Mulcair: 2015 All About Election Reform

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says with 18 months to go before the next election, he's focusing his party's sights on the federal government's Elec...

I Can Vote And You Can't: Mulcair

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - If there was any question over whether the next election campaign is already underway, New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair put those doubts to re...

Tories Totally Trip Up NDP

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair will be forced to testify before a Commons committee — and the TV cameras — to explain his party's use of House resource...

Mulcair Sounds Off On Credit Card Rates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The leader of the federal NDP says banks are not doing Canadians any favours.Thomas Mulcair was in Winnipeg on Wednesday as part of the par...

Althia Raj

NDP Candidate Splits With Mulcair On Taxing Super-Rich

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says he will not tax the super-rich and will not increase personal income taxes —despite the fact that some in ...

Media Bites: So What's In a Name, Mulcair?

J.J. McCullough | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg If the goal was to make us forget he existed, it quite clearly didn't work. I'm referring to Thomas Mulcair's weird habit of never calling Justin Trudeau by his full name. Judging from the polls, there doesn't seem to be any evidence that this gimmick is paying dividends for the NDP.

Althia Raj

Get To Work, NDP MPs

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON — NDP MPs will be lectured Tuesday on the importance of building roots in their riding if they want to keep their jobs and elect an NDP go...

Althia Raj

Mulcair: NDP Will Run Negative Ads Against Trudeau Liberals

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Politics

VERDUN, Que. — The NDP needs to run negative ads against the Liberal party during the next federal election, party leader Thomas Mulcair told The Hu...

Mulcair Launches Campaign To Kill 'Discredited' Senate

CBC | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair launched a cross-country tour Monday to spread his party's message that the Senate should be abolished. Mulcair began hi...

Harper's 'Afraid', Mulcair Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper insists his decision to prorogue Parliament is "completely normal" procedure for a government that wants to refresh its legisl...

Harper's 'Afraid', Mulcair Says

CBC | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada Politics

Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair said Prime Minister Stephen Harper's decision to prorogue Parliament until later this fall shows he is afraid to an...

Mulcair Draws Controversial Link Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has again drawn a link between the Lac-Megantic disaster that killed 47 people last month and government deregulation. On...

Fading Into The Background

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Politics

With a new leader at the helm of the Liberal Party and the whiff of scandal in the Conservative government's handling of Senate problems, the New Demo...

He Can't Catch A Break, Poll Suggests

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair closed out the spring sitting of Parliament on an apparent high note, but a new poll suggests his widely lauded work i...