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Mulcair will announce leadership decision ‘in a few weeks’

Don’t expect a definitive statement anytime soon on Thomas Mulcair’s future in the NDP leadership race. “It’s a question of weeks, not days,” the party’s deputy leader told a group of about 60 supporters and Concordia University students at a speaking event in Montreal on Sept. 16. He made the comments the day after a three-day

Youth thanked amid ‘orange crush’ success

Canadians witnessed a series of astounding changes in their federal political landscape on May 2 as Stephen Harper's Conservatives achieved their majority government and the New Democratic Party achieved Official Opposition status for the first time in history.

NDP to form official opposition for first time

The New Democratic Party of Canada has amassed its biggest representation in the House of Commons in the party's 50-year history, thanks in a large part to young Canadian voters ”” many of whom voted for the first time.

A totally necessary election

As opposition parties working to achieve consensus in the House of Commons are accused of being a coalition, and of being undemocratic, the very process of democracy itself has been painted as an unnecessary bother.

Jack Layton, Michael Ignatieff and Gilles Duceppe

Punish the opposition for this unnecessary election

On March 25, Canada's 40th Parliament was dissolved as a result of a vote of non-confidence. The election, which will take place on May 2, will be the fourth in seven years and will surely cost $300 million and be a general waste of time.

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