The NDP wants you to know that Tom Mulcair has a heart.
The party also wants you to know that he’s a family man, that he grew up the second oldest in a household of 10 siblings and that he talks to his wife Catherine pretty much every day, about pretty much everything, either in person or on the phone. Mulcair’s team probably wouldn’t mind if you knew the NDP leader has a sense of humour, too.
If Canadians are familiar with Mulcair, they probably see him as an effective opposition leader or as a feisty fighter in the House of Commons. But that’s not enough to him to 24 Sussex. An effective campaign to soften the NDP leader’s image is considered essential to his quest to become prime minister.
But an extensive, behind-the-scenes look at Mulcair in an in-depth interview this past weekend with Lloyd Robertson is just one step the NDP leader needs to win hearts, minds and votes from coast to coast. The party hasn’t picked up any seats in recent byelections and have lost a number of MPs toRead More »from NDP introduce the real Tom Mulcair as election campaign heats up