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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.

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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