Paul Dewar

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 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....