ndp convention 2016
"Last time in Montreal, it went passably much better."
"You need to think a little bit, periodically. It would be helpful."
I'll remember the absolute grace and humility with which Tom Mulcair addressed the crowd following the vote, calling on us to leave the convention strong and united, and to focus on continuing to be the party that dreams no small dreams.
Some loyalists had tears in their eyes.
One candidate is calling for a "democratic revolution."
The delegation from Alberta could be the wild card.
We can, moving forward, outline a clear vision of who we are, what we stand for, and what we can truly offer to Canadians... I want to know how we -- New Democrats -- will do better and I want these plans grounded in evidence-based policy reflective of our values. And I want for our members to chart the course of our party, not for what might be popular at the time or what might gain support in the short-term to guide our decisions.
Including the failure to take questions at the launch of the campaign.
Some say the NDP needs its own Bernie Sanders.
Several policy issues will be up for debate at the convention.