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Nathan Cullen

Canada needs Nathan Cullen to help defeat Harper

If NDP voters are truly serious about taking down Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, they should take a good, hard look at BC’s sole leadership candidate, Nathan Cullen. No doubt lumped in with...

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.

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.

I'm supporting Dewar

I hate leadership contests.   And I really hate this one because it reminds me over and over again of the painful events of last summer.  It reminds me of Jack’s bittersweet victory....

NDP frontrunner Mulcair tackles electoral cooperation, Israel and marijuana at town hall

During a public event at W2 Woodward's, NDP leadership candidate Thomas Mulcair addressed key issues and took criticism over his position on Israel.

Over 13,000 sign petition for cooperation between NDP, Liberals and Greens

NDP MPs and grassroots organizations like Leadnow are advocating for strategic cooperation between left-of-centre parties in Canada. But could it really work?