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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, October 24, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lockdown on the Hill, Oct. 22 Oct. 22, 2014

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right. 

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police Service officers on Parliament Hill at around 10:45 a.m.

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.

Anne Marie Creskey

An armoured police vehicle on Metcalfe Street headed toward the Hill.

Anne Marie Creskey

More police arrive on Wellington Street.

Anne Marie Creskey

RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.

Anne Marie Creskey

The prime minister's office in the Langevin Block is evacuated.

Anne Marie Creskey

Police with a stretcher on Sparks Street.

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