The new NDP leader won’t be an MP, but with Parliament descending into a place of 'mayhem and theatre' that may give Singh an edge. The post Jagmeet Singh’s decision to skip a seat in Parliament could pay off appeared first on Macleans.ca.
While the Liberals obsess about the middle class, the opposition will be talking about another kind of voter The post Why Conservatives and the NDP are fighting over the ‘working class’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The Newfoundland-Labrador one, no big surprise. (But the NDP result? Ouch.) The Ontario one, also no surprise. (But congrats to Ms. Yip – Arnold is smiling, today.) The Saskatchewan one, no surprise. (The slide in LPC vote, not so great, true.) But the B.C. by-election? That was big, folks. That was huge. The Liberals –... View Article
Stephen Maher on how the new NDP leader has misstepped and misfired, causing friction inside his party as it falls behind in Ottawa The post Jagmeet Singh’s rookie blunders appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Evan Solomon on the troubling and flawed decision by the new NDP leader not to fight for a seat and 'show up for work' as an MP The post Jagmeet Singh and the shunning of Parliament appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The Liberals will now ask the Speaker to reconvene the legislature Friday so the back-to-work legislation can be introduced The post Ontario NDP blocks government move to end college faculty strike appeared first on Macleans.ca.
On Tuesday, I participated in the IMLS NDP (National Digital Platform) at Three meeting. It was a good day of learning more about NDP and IMLS, and all the amazing projects that IMLS funds. For starters: here’s the report (https://www.imls.gov/publications/ndp-three-report) they sent out ahead of time. It gives a great overview of NDP projects. The […]
From the CBC: Delivering on a promise to give British Columbians a choice in how future elections will be decided, Attorney General David Eby has announced plans for a referendum on proportional representation. “Today we have taken the first step … Continue reading ?
The new NDP leader sees opportunity across the country to connect with voters and capitalize on some key Liberal errors The post Jagmeet Singh on his path to the Prime Minister’s office appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Analysts argue NDP's new charismatic leader has a long road ahead if he wants his party to win back seats in parliament.
New NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Just a short note to express my happiness with Jagmeet Singh's resounding victory in the federal NDP leadership yesterday.I did have a sense a couple weeks ago that Singh would prevail easily and that turned out to be the case. Show More Summary
Opinion: It remains to be seen if Singh will be embraced by the rest of Canada in the same way he has been by the NDP The post What Jagmeet Singh’s historic NDP leadership win means for Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Sikh-Canadian politician becomes the first person of colour to lead a major federal party in the country's history.
Paul Wells: The NDP was born from the hope that things can change and in Jagmeet Singh it has picked the young, optimistic outsider The post Jagmeet Singh and the newest new NDP appeared first on Macleans.ca.
(Reuters) - A practicing Sikh and rising star politician from the Toronto area was elected on Sunday to lead Canada's left-leaning New Democratic Party (NDP), after securing more than 50 percent of the vote on the first ballot, the party said.
The new NDP leader hinted at his attack plan against Trudeau, and talked about his pitch to Quebecers, and getting by in these supposedly tough times The post Five key things Jagmeet Singh said on winning the NDP leadership appeared first on Macleans.ca.
I want everyone to note that I invented @theJagmeetSingh candidacy. You’re welcome, #NDP. #NDPldr #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 1, 2017
With a decisive victory, Singh becomes the first person of colour to lead a federal political party in Canada The post Jagmeet Singh wins leadership of the federal NDP appeared first on Macleans.ca.
It’s Forum, but ouch. Comments are open.
The NDP and Education Minister Dave Eggen will push for anti-parental rights legislation in the fall.