Picking sides

Former NDP MP Dawn Black endorses Brian Topp, while Thomas Mulcair picks up an endorsement from Thomas Mulcair.

“I’ve got great, great support among the Quebec caucus. I’m thankful for that, but not totally surprised because they know what role I played in helping them all get elected,” Mr. Mulcair said…

“The fact of the matter is that if I hadn’t pushed hard and gotten things changed, we would still have never elected anybody in a general election in Quebec,” he said. “That type of drive and determination has gotten us where we are, and it’s the type of drive and determination that I will take to the job [of NDP leader].”

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