Tom Mulcair

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 | 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...

Mulcair Dismisses 'Illegal' Funding Claims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP is coming under fire from all sides for using taxpayer-funded parliamentary resources for partisan purposes.But NDP Leader Tom Mulcai...

Mulcair Shuffles His Shadow Cabinet

CBC | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Politics

Just one day after the prime minister rejigged his ministerial roster to fill the seat vacated by Jim Flaherty, New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair has pe...

Why We Must Build Resilience Into Canadian Cities

Matthew Kellway | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Politics
Matthew Kellway

Tom Mulcair came to Toronto's City Hall last month and delivered this simple message: urban issues have to be a federal priority. And, he promised that the NDP would make them so. The occasion for Tom's visit was my urban summit, "Re-Imagining Our Cities II: The Resilient City."

Mulcair: Oliver's 'Attacks' On First Nations 'Tinted By Racism'

CBC | By Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Politics

New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair says newly appointed Finance Minister Joe Oliver is an embarrassing choice to represent Canada because of his views on...

Tory MP To Harper: Get Involved In Quebec Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Politics

A long-time Tory MP is a member of a group urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to get involved in the Quebec election or risk the possibility of a th...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Not The Only Leader Harper Consulted | Althia Raj | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair wasn't the only person Prime Minister Stephen Harper reached out to in the last week to talk about the Quebec ele...

Harper Asks Mulcair For Advice On Quebec

CBC | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Politics

With the possibility of a majority Parti Québécois government for the first time in almost a decade, federal parties are closely watching the Quebe...

The NDP Is Filibustering Democracy

Daniel Dickin | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Politics
Daniel Dickin

At some point, the NDP has to learn that their filibustering tactics only result in further efforts to limit debate through closure and time allocation measures. The NDP aren't defending democracy by filibustering -- they're filibustering democracy.

They'll Probably Have To Work Together

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Justin Trudeau and Thomas Mulcair will probably have to work together after the next election, whether they like it or not. The NDP leader mused th...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Has Change Of Heart On Liberals | Althia Raj | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has changed his mind about working with the Liberals. The Opposition leader was adamant he would never join a ...

Mulcair Likes This Pipeline, Despite Critical Report

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is sticking by his assertion that piping oilsands bitumen across Canada is preferable to building the Keystone XL pipeline to the...