The Mulcair you never knew

Tom Mulcair, Canadian politics, federal election 2015, NPD, NDP
Illustration of Thomas Mulcair by Victor Juhasz

In August 2011, Thomas Mulcair was  grieving over the death of his good friend and colleague Jack Layton, and wouldn't even entertain the idea of leading the federal NDP. But after a couple of weeks, he got a call from international law expert Michael Byers encouraging him to run: “The other potential candidates are good, but we need someone who Stephen Harper is afraid of.” 

Read the full story in The National Observer.

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