Following A Third-Place Finish In Last Fall’s Federal Election, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair Is On The Way Out

 Statement from Canada’s NDP National Director Karl Bélanger

Posted April 10th, 2016 on Niagara At Large

This (April 9th-10th) weekend, in the best traditions of our party, we gathered for lively and respectful debate — and to chart a path forward together.

Canada's NDP Leader Tom Muclair will stay on until the party picks a successor.

Canada’s NDP Leader Tom Mulcair will stay on until the party picks a successor.

The membership’s desire for change and renewal has been heard. The NDP Federal Council met in the afternoon of Sunday, April 10th  to initiate the process to determine the next steps towards a leadership election.

In the months ahead, we will work tirelessly with our members to renew, rebuild, and strengthen this great party of ours.

We want to thank Tom Mulcair for his tireless work on behalf of our party, and all Canadians.

Millions of Canadians are counting on us to stand up to powerful interests and fight to even the odds for them. That’s exactly what we will do.

This convention has shown that New Democrats are dynamic, energized and strongly invested in renewing the party.

The next chapter begins today (this April 10th). New Democrats will now move forward, united, together.

NOW IT IS YOUR TURN. Niagara At Large encourages you to share your views on this post. A reminder that we only post comments by individuals who share their first and last name with them.

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