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Election 2015: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's stops in Moncton, N.B., and Ottawa

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, pictured with his wife, Catherine Pinhas, in Moncton, N.B. Mr. Mulcair spoke about the economy during his stop there and said if elected, the NDP would freeze employment insurance premiums for four years. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair greets supporters. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

At a stop in Moncton, N.B., during the election campaign, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said that his party would freeze EI premiums and spend more money on training. 'We’re not raising the rates of EI,' Mr. Mulcair said. 'We’re maintaining them so that we can avoid the cuts, the cuts that the Conservatives have brought in.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in Moncton, N.B. He said that the NDP would set up an independent board of directors to ensure the EI fund is protected. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair greets supporters. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Supporters at the University of Ottawa waiting to hear NDP Leader Tom Mulcair speak. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair spoke about his party's economic policies at the University of Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

University of Ottawa professor Kevin Page, former Parliamentary Budget Officer, introduced Mr. Mulcair. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made a stop at the University of Ottawa to speak about the economy. He said, 'As prime minister, I will lead a government that focuses on long-term fiscal planning.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said that an NDP government would provide budgets with 'a responsible, accountable and transparent approach, based on the very best science, not short-term or ideological ideas.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, in his speech at the University of Ottawa, also said he would strengthen the office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright