March 27 2012 » News Clippings
Nathan Cullen gives his last speech of NDP leadership campaign at convention
Skeena-Bulkey Valley MP Nathan Cullen took the stage this morning at the NDP's national leadership convention being held in Toronto to give his last speech before the party decides who will be the first ever NDP Leader of the Opposition.
Political commentators from all over the Canadian media scene are still saying that Montreal MP Thomas Mulcair will most likely be the winner, but in the same breath they say if the party leadership isn't decided on the first round of voting, Cullen could win as a consensus candidate or end up being the king-maker if he drops out and endorses another candidate.
Cullen has based his whole leadership campaign on his idea of electoral cooperation with the Liberal Party to avoid vote-splitting of progressive voters. He started his speech off with a call to action for those voters. Read more...