Congratulations to Thomas Mulcair

OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada sends sincere congratulations to the
new Leader of the New Democratic Party, Thomas Mulcair.  “I look forward
to working with the new Leader of the Official Opposition in the House of
Commons and I congratulate all of the NDP Leadership candidates for their
campaign,” said Leader Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf

Thomas Mulcair, Brian Topp, Nathan Cullen, Peggy Nash, Paul Dewr, Martin
Singh, and Nikki Ashton have been vying to be Leader of the NDP after the sad
loss of Jack Layton to cancer in August.

“It is wonderful to have vibrant leadership contests that engage the
Canadian people and especially young people.  I have great admiration for
all of the candidates and appreciate their willingness to pour their energy
into this race,” said May.  “My hope is that the attention this race has
received will motivate more people to be informed and engaged in our political

“Many congratulations to Mr. Mulcair on his win.” 

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Rebecca Harrison