New Democratic Party federal leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh is unorthodox in more ways than one.
So far, the newest entrant in the four-person race to replace Tom Mulcair has been deemed noteworthy for his style (natty) and his religion (Sikh). […]
If one had to take away just one thing from the NDP’s just-released submission on electoral reform, it is that it strenuously avoids tracing a party line in the sand.
As leader, Thomas Mulcair campaigned on a mixed-member proportional system. But in its brief, the NDP carefully avoids pinning itself down to a specific system to the exclusion of others, or to a process to achieve a reform. […]
The province will move closer to its goal of a $15 minimum wage this fall with a $1 increase Oct. 1 bringing the minimum wage to $12.20. A second increase of $1.40 will take place Oct. 1, 2017, bringing minimum wage to $13.60. Additionally, the current liquor server rate will be removed Oct. 1 of this year. […]
The federal New Democrats who showed Thomas Mulcair the door last April must have had various dream candidates in mind to replace him.
Almost two months later, most of those presumed successors have vanished into thin air. […]
Alberta’s new Petrochemicals Diversification Program (PDP) received 16 applications locally and from around the world by the Apr. 22 deadline, something the province says represents more than $20 billion in potential investment in Alberta. […]
If New Democrats feel they wrongly moved to the centre during last year’s election campaign, they should resist a similar move to the messy middle at this weekend’s national convention.
On this, I am not talking about policy. I am talking about support for Thomas Mulcair, because numbers matter more than ever. […]
Alberta has gone from a stable to a negative outlook according to a report issued by Moody’s Investors Service. Despite the ratings’ agency’s change in outlook, it is maintaining the province’s AAA credit rating. […]