The party is still 'quite fractured' after election loss, says pundit Kathleen Monk.
Clockwise from top left: NDP MPs Peter Julian and Charlie Angus, Ontario NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh, and NDP MPs Niki Ashton and Guy Caron are all rumoured to be considering a run at the leadership, though only Mr. Julian has officially registered as a candidate. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright, Chelsea Nash, and Wikimedia Commons
A sort of unofficial leadership race is appearing within the NDP, with candidates taking time to weigh their options, and size up their potential opponents.
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This campaign is not defined by any overarching issue, and has become ‘personal’ and ‘ugly’ between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, says pollster and Ipsos president Darrell Bricker.