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Mulcair ready to take on new Liberal leader on 'substantive level'

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair discounts front-runner Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau as threat to NDP.

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NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, pictured on the Hill Tuesday with his provincial counterparts.

PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair on Tuesday shrugged off recent polls suggesting the Liberals would vault past the official opposition in voter support should MP Justin Trudeau win the party’s leadership election next April and said he will take on whoever wins the Grit race on a “substantive level” rather than using quick-hit slogans or catchy phrases to stay at the head of the opposition pack.

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Mulcair ready to take on new Liberal leader on 'substantive level'

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair discounts front-runner Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau as threat to NDP.

The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, pictured on the Hill Tuesday with his provincial counterparts.

PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair on Tuesday shrugged off recent polls suggesting the Liberals would vault past the official opposition in voter support should MP Justin Trudeau win the party’s leadership election next April and said he will take on whoever wins the Grit race on a “substantive level” rather than using quick-hit slogans or catchy phrases to stay at the head of the opposition pack.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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