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.
Three things. One, it’s Forum. They’re the ones who said there’d be a Parti Québécois majority, a BC NDP majority, a Wildrose majority, and…you get the picture. Two, it’s a poll. Every single poll in the U.S. Presidential campaign got the outcome wrong, for weeks. Polls aren’t terribly reliable, these days. Three, as my lovely and […]
NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron I wrote last week about the future of the New Democratic Party, as well as the future for progressive politics in Canada.Since then, I've done a lot of thinking, including watching yesterday's NDP Leadership Showcase online from Hamilton. Show More Summary
As the NDP gets ready to pick Tom Mulcair's successor, Lewis sees real left-wing ideas "submerged" The post Avi Lewis: Obama created Trump, and Trudeau is doing the same here appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Kinew went into the vote facing controversy over domestic violence charges that were stayed by the Crown in 2004 The post Wab Kinew elected leader of Manitoba NDP appeared first on Macleans.ca.
When the party dumped Tom Mulcair, it seemed hungry for a sharp left turn. But the race to replace him has been more cautious The post The NDP looks for a winner, mostly avoids divisive debate appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Ever since the horrible Donald Trump conned his way into the White House by winning working class support in the American Rustbelt, I've been consumed by the question: What mistakes have progressives been making that led to this andShow More Summary