NDP

Thomas Mulcair wins final vote to become leader of the NDP

Thomas Mulcair wins the 2012 NDP leadership race to become the party's new leader and head of Her Majesty's Official Opposition.

NDP Leadership Convention and vote: live blog

The NDP leadership campaign comes to an end this weekend in downtown Toronto. The Vancouver Observer reports live, keeping you informed every step of the way.

NDP's Brian Topp on couch-surfing and sandwiches

New Democrats decide on Saturday who will replace Jack Layton as their leader. With the NDP race turning bittersweet this week, VO hits the homestretch with Brian Topp.

NDP hopeful Paul Dewar shares his vision for a progressive future... and improving his French

New Democrats decide on Saturday who will replace Jack Layton as their leader. With the NDP race turning bittersweet this week, VO hits the homestretch with Paul Dewar.

NDP's Nathan Cullen reflects on weirdest campaign moments and defying expectations

New Democrats decide on Saturday who will replace Jack Layton as their leader. With the race turning bittersweet this week, VO hits the homestretch with Nathan Cullen.

Lifelong Canadians face discrimination by their own government...still

With a citizenship lawsuit filed in federal court last month, Lost Canadians continue their quest to end bizarre legal loopholes.

Robocall scandal protested as citizens demand inquiry at second rally: video

On March 11, 2012, protestors gathered at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to rally for an independent inquiry into the robocalls allegedly used during last year's elections to confuse voters.

NDP leadership debate in Vancouver: live blog

Seven hopefuls to replace late NDP leader Jack Layton square off in Vancouver. The Vancouver Observer reports live from the final debate before the March 24 party vote.

Robocall scandal by the numbers: 200 ridings allege election fraud

Opposition vote-stealing allegations are unproven, but misleading election phone calls are now reported in up to 82 ridings - some of them razor-thin Conservative wins as low as 18 votes.

Robo-call scandal and Conservative bills: Parliament Hill live blog

Conservatives are under fire for a growing election scandal, sweeping legislation and an increasingly hard-line tone. VO staff reporter David P. Ball reports live from Parliament Hill in Ottawa today.