Rachel Notley has a second chance. Is the Alberta NDP ready?

EDMONTON—For the last three years, Rachel Notley has watched as the party that ushered her out of the Alberta premier’s office has descended into fractured infighting aboard a rudderless ship. But the Alberta NDP leader says she isn’t much focused on all the drama enveloping the United Conservative Party in the wake of Premier Jason … Read more

Two potential leadership candidates say they represent the diversity Ontario’s NDP needs

An Indigenous New Democrat MPP from northwestern Ontario is weighing a bid for the NDP leadership, saying he would bring important perspectives to the forefront in the race to replace Andrea Horwath. “It’s certainly something that could change the trajectory of the thinking of the people in Ontario,” Sol Mamakwa said Thursday after being sworn … Read more

After setting a record in 2018, Ontario’s number of female MPPs has dipped

In 2018, Ontario set a record for the most female MPPs ever elected. In 2022, that record suffered a slight setback. Women will now make up 39 per cent of Ontario’s legislature — a slight drop from a record high of 39.5 per cent when the Progressive Conservatives under Doug Ford won their first majority … Read more

Niagara Falls MPP joins list of those considering run for leadership of Ontario NDP

Interest in the leadership of Ontario’s New Democrats is growing in the wake of Andrea Horwath’s election night resignation. Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates, a former autoworker union local president in the border region, is mulling a bid for the job. “I’m certainly interested in exploring the options,” Gates said Thursday. “I’ve been a pretty … Read more