Parliament is currently prorogued until Sept. 23.
Critic Peter Julian called on the government to raise minimum wage to at least $15 during pandemic.
A B.C. NDP MP accused the PM of "weak and insipid response" excuses.
"We've always said that we thought the decision was wrong."
Veteran MP touts the Ontario MPP's ability to win.
The veteran B.C. MP was the first to launch a bid.
Listen to the second episode of our nnew podcast, Follow-Up!
The NDP needs a leader who is rational and has an abundance of common sense and knowledge about what they are talking about. We need a leader that everyday workers can believe in. This person is not Peter Julian.
The NDP is seen to be the one with the toughest hill to climb. The party faithful believes that the NDP lost ground because it allowed itself to be outmanoeuvred by the Liberal Party -- on the left. The leadership contest is an opportunity to see which of the candidates are seriously listening to the expressed desire of the rank and file to move the party to the left.