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NameThomas Mulcair
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Born October 24, 1954 (63 years)
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InfoThomas Mulcair was elected leader of the Official Opposition and Leader of Canada's New Democrats on March 24th, 2012 with 57.2 % of the vote.

He was born in Ottawa, but was raised in Laval, North of Montreal. He is the second oldest of ten children.

A lawyer by trade, Thomas Mulcair worked at the Legislative Affairs branch of the Justice Ministry, and later in the Legal Affairs Directorate of the Conseil de la langue française. At the end of 1987, Tom was named President of the Quebec Professions Board (Office des professions du Québec), a position he held until 1993.

He was first elected to Quebec National Assembly in 1994, as MNA for Chomedey. He was reelected three times. During his career in provincial politics, Thomas Mulcair served as critic for Justice and for Industry, as well as Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks.

At Jack Layton's invitation, he joined Canada's New Democrats at the beginning of 2007. Thomas Mulcair became the first NDP MP in the province of Quebec by winning a by-election in Outremont. He became Jack Layton's Quebec Lieutenant and Co-Deputy Leader of the NDP.

Along with the strong NDP team, Jack Layton and Thomas Mulcair worked tirelessly and helped to create a spectacular breakthrough in Quebec on May 2, 2011 - making Canada's New Democrats the Official Opposition for the first time in history.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
08/26/2015-09/01/2015 Ekos Research Associates 53.00% ( 7.0) 35.50% ( 5.5) 11.50% ( 0.5)
08/02/2015-08/02/2015 Forum Research 48.00% ( 1.0) 28.00% ( 2.0) 24.00% ( 3.0)
07/27/2015-07/28/2015 Forum Research 49.00% ( 1.0) 30.00% ( 6.0) 21.00% ( 5.0)
07/19/2015-07/20/2015 Forum Research 50.00% ( 3.0) 24.00% ( 0.0) 26.00% ( 2.0)
07/12/2015-07/13/2015 Forum Research 47.00% ( 2.0) 24.00% ( 2.0) 28.00% ( 3.0)
06/15/2015-06/16/2015 Forum Research 49.00% ( 3.0) 26.00% ( 1.0) 25.00% ( 2.0)
05/27/2015-06/02/2015 Ekos Research Associates 60.00% ( 10.0) 30.00% ( 7.0) 11.00% ( 3.0)
05/12/2015-05/13/2015 Forum Research 46.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0)
05/06/2015-05/12/2015 Ekos Research Associates 50.00% ( 1.2) 37.00% ( 0.2) 14.00% ( 0.0)
03/04/2015-03/10/2015 Ekos Research Associates 48.80% ( 0.0) 37.20% ( 0.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 09, 2012 05:00pm Statement Mulcair's oilsands position 'hypocritical'  Article Jason 
Mar 26, 2012 04:00pm Opinion Thomas Mulcair off to a good start — with great timing   Article Monsieur 
Dec 28, 2010 04:00pm General Feeling the force of the Mulcair effect   Article Monsieur 
Jun 22, 2007 01:00pm Election Guide NDP to run [Thomas] Mulcair in Liberal stronghold [Outremont, QC]  Article Monsieur 
Apr 20, 2007 12:00pm News Federal NDP recruits former Quebec Liberal minister  Article Monsieur 

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Wife Catherine Pinhas Mulcair 00, 1976-

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  04/10/2016 NDP Leadership Review Lost 48.00% (-4.00%)
  11/05/2015 CAN Leader of the Opposition Lost 28.57% (-35.71%)
  10/19/2015 CAN Prime Minister Lost 13.02% (-41.42%)
  10/19/2015 QC Parliament - Outremont Won 44.11% (+10.65%)
  03/24/2012 Leadership Race - NDP Won 34.62% (+8.74%)
  03/24/2012 CAN Leader of the Opposition Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/02/2011 QC Parliament - Outremont Won 56.38% (+32.70%)
  10/14/2008 QC Parliament - Outremont Won 39.47% (+6.35%)
  09/17/2007 QC Parliament - Outremont - By-Election Won 47.51% (+18.55%)
  04/14/2003 QC National Assembly - Chomedey Won 71.10% (+52.69%)
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