NDP leadership race

Apr 3, 2012

Mulcair is no pushover

Gerry Caplan
Faithful readers will know that I've spent my adult life trying to get the NDP to be realistic about its modest status in Canadian life.
Mar 28, 2012
Photo: John Maclennan

The NDP leadership convention in images

rabble staff
Thousands of new democrats descended upon the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on the week-end to elect a new leader. Here are a few moments - in photos.
Mar 28, 2012
Graph: Christopher Majka

The NDP leadership race by the numbers

Christopher Majka
As the dust settles on the NDP leadership race, this may be an instructive "teachable moment" to examine some dimensions of the campaign and what messages it sends to the NDP.
Mar 24, 2012

Hill Dispatches: The NDP leadership vote matters

Karl Nerenberg
This time, the choice of leader is not just important for the New Democratic Party. It is of vital importance to all Canadians living under the majority rule of Stephen Harper.
Mar 23, 2012
The empty podiums at the NDP leadership debate in Ottawa, Dec. 3, 2011. Photo: Chris Zacchia/www.forgetthebox.net

Why the NDP leadership race matters

Jesse Zimmerman
This Saturday, NDP members will make a decision with historic implications. In this age of austerity, the last thing the party needs is a leader backed by Canada's 1 per cent.
Mar 20, 2012
Photo: Justin Ling/Flickr

Picking the next NDP leader

Duncan Cameron
NDP members need to vote for the leader who can best speak to the Canadian people.
Mar 19, 2012
Photo: NDP Socialist Caucus

NDP Socialist Caucus supports Niki Ashton for NDP Leader

NDP Socialist Caucus
After days of voting, the majority of NDP Socialist Caucus members supported the position which urges people to vote for Niki Ashton, with no recommendations for a second, third or further choice.
Mar 19, 2012

I support Thomas Mulcair

Gerry Caplan
In choosing its leader, the first thing a party like the NDP looks for -- a party of conviction and principle -- is someone who will make them feel proud of their ideals.


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