Tom Mulcair


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In this excerpt from his new book, the NDP leader recounts his formative years at Chomedey High and the Catholic priest who inspired him into politics Read more



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He’s stylish, has all the political tools and is the first person of colour to lead a federal party in Canada, so why is Jagmeet Singh’s win ­threatening to split the NDP? Read more

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Kevin Ritchie

The five-term Northern Ontario MP becomes second candidate to join race to replace Tom Mulcair during campaign kickoff at the Horsehoe Sunday Read more

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Party's preoccupation with the trivial is like the political edition of Groundhog Day Read more

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Meanwhile, prairie delegates urge party members not to adopt the Leap Manifesto calling the document pushing a fossil-free future a "betrayal" of Albertans Read more

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Initial reaction among party's youth wing to leadership question suggests federal NDP leader has his work cut out for him at Edmonton convention Read more


His rhetoric has shifted left, but will the NDP leader articulate a vision ambitious enough for a grassroots eager to make Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis's manifesto official party policy at its weekend convention? Read more



Michelle da Silva

The Toronto MPP says party problems are not Thomas Mulcair’s fault alone Read more

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The MPP for Parkdale-High Park calls for the NDP leader's resignation, then goes away for two weeks Read more

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The list of those allied with Canada includes Hezbollah, Shiite militias and Iranian military advisers – all evil-doers in the PM’s books Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

In the first debate of the federal election, party leaders couldn't agree who among them had ruined / is ruining / would ruin Canada the worst. Read more


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Zach Ruiter

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair was in town Canada Day to answer what he calls "one of the most extraordinary questions I have ever been asked in my political career" – and it wasn't about that dalliance with the HarperCons in 2007 Read more

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Ben Spurr

Mayor targets money for SmartTrack on first official trip to capital Read more