Tom Mulcair

Mulcair Slams 'Freeloader' Corporations

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is harkening back to the NDP's social democratic roots, casting his party as the champion of working class Canadians and the bane...

Mulcair Calls Out PM's Iraq Plan And Its 'Artistic Lack Of Clarity'

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrats are refusing to back Prime Minister Stephen Harper's decision to send special forces commandos into northern Iraq.NDP Leader To...

Get Ready For A Year-Long Election Campaign

CBC | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Politics

MPs are back in Ottawa today, but Canadians expecting to see the party leaders facing off every day in question period may be disappointed. There&ap...

Mulcair Vows To Raise Wages For Federal Employees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2014 | 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 Likens Trudeau To Harper In Major Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair lashed out against Justin Trudeau’s Liberals and Stephen Harper’s Conservatives Thursday, painting them bot...

Althia Raj

Mulcair And NDP To Ramp Up Attacks Against Trudeau

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is gearing up to take a tougher stand against Justin Trudeau, after party officials concluded that Tory attacks...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Vows To Raise Minimum Wage – For Some

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Looks To Campaign Like It's 2003

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON — Thomas Mulcair is looking to his and former Quebec premier Jean Charest’s past to plot out the NDP’s election strategy for 2015. M...

Mulcair Throws Dig At Trudeau, Predicts 3-Way Fight

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair predicts the next federal election will be an historic first: a three-way battle for power among Conservatives, New Democrats and...

Mulcair To Unveil 'Some Very Concrete' NDP Proposals

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2014 | 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...

Canadians Like Trudeau Much More Than Harper, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Politics

It's been a week of bad number for Stephen Harper. First came the news that his party is falling even further behind the Liberals and now a poll shows...

Mulcair Pitches Daycare For MPs

CBC | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada Politics

The House of Commons may soon be home to change tables, playpens and high chairs. And no, this is not a joke about politicians' infantile behav...

Look Who's Laughing Now

CP | Joan Bryden and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A parliamentary sitting that began with a Conservative scandal is coming to a close with the NDP in the ethical hot seat.However rocky the Ha...

NDP Spending To Be Condemned In New Report

CBC | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Politics

The NDP is expected to face a blistering new report from House of Commons administration on Monday into its use of satellite offices outside of Otta...

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...

NDP: Mulcair Not Returning To Committee

CBC | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

The House committee investigating alleged misuse of House resources by the NDP could set off a political firestorm if MPs push ahead with a proposal t...

Althia Raj

Emails Contradict Mulcair

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair was defiant Tuesday as he faced reporters asking why his party had informed the House of Commons that its Montrea...

NDP, Liberals Battle Over Trudeau's Absences From House of Commons

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Who's the hardest working federal opposition leader, Tom Mulcair or Justin Trudeau?The two are engaged in a pre-election skirmish over that q...

Mulcair To Explain 'Satellite Offices' Funding

CBC | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Politics

Despite objections from the New Democrats, Conservative and Liberal MPs joined forces to pass a motion officially inviting NDP Leader Tom Mulcair to a...

Private Data Given To Feds 'An Abomination': Mulcair

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Politics

It will be hard for the federal government to justify the approximately 1.2 million requests for private information from telecommunications companies...

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: Wright-Duffy Emails 'Illegally Erased'

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says Prime Minister Stephen Harper needs to "come clean" over the deletion of an email account belonging to a former PMO staffe...

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...

The NDP Dodged a Separatist Bullet

Grant Gordon | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Politics
Grant Gordon

As a proud Canadian, it bothers me that NDP leader Tom Mulcair -- who had no qualms about interfering in previous Ontario by-elections on the side of NDP candidates -- refused to take a side in the Québec election. The NDP dodged a bullet this time -- fortunately! -- but such an irresponsible position should not be rewarded in 2015.

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...