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Seventy per cent of ballots will already be cast when NDP leadership convention begins Friday

NDP MP and cadidate Paul Dewar's team has rented space at the Toronto Convention Centre to establish a phone bank to contact New Democrats who will be voting from Friday evening onward. 'This week for us is all get out the vote,' Joe Cressy says.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP Paul Dewar will set up phone banks to contact voters during his party's leadership campaign.

PARLIAMENT HILL—More than two-thirds of NDP members voting to select a new leader later this week will have cast their votes either by mail or online by the time the first ballot at the party’s leadership convention begins on Friday in Toronto, candidate officials say.

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Seventy per cent of ballots will already be cast when NDP leadership convention begins Friday

NDP MP and cadidate Paul Dewar's team has rented space at the Toronto Convention Centre to establish a phone bank to contact New Democrats who will be voting from Friday evening onward. 'This week for us is all get out the vote,' Joe Cressy says.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP Paul Dewar will set up phone banks to contact voters during his party's leadership campaign.

PARLIAMENT HILL—More than two-thirds of NDP members voting to select a new leader later this week will have cast their votes either by mail or online by the time the first ballot at the party’s leadership convention begins on Friday in Toronto, candidate officials say.

  

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Friday, September 19, 2014
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Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
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The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
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From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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