After months of campaigning and debates, the party's leadership race is finally approaching the finish line. Here's how it works.
The results of the first round of voting in the NDP leadership race will be known Oct. 1. Pictured, from left to right, the four leadership candidates: Jagmeet Singh, Niki Ashton, Charlie Angus, and Guy Caron. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photo
The NDP could have a new leader by the end of the weekend. Or we could be bracing for the next twist in what has already been an unpredictable race.
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'Crises have a life cycle, and this one looks like it will be long and have different phases or chapters,' says Josh Greenberg, a specialist in communications and media coverage of outbreaks and infectious disease.
Opposition parties need enough lead time to pore over the legislation, to avoid a repeat of the late-night sitting that occurred when they were 'surprised' to learn that the government was seeking unlimited spending powers until December 2021, says Rachel Blaney.
In a time of great uncertainty and anxiety, Dr. Theresa Tam has emerged as a 'compelling' figure who has an ability to deliver information without dramatizing the stakes. 'She gives us straightforward, evidence-based