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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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Thursday, December 18, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

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