Montreal, Québec , Canada
|| October 24, 1954
May 07, 2016 10:40pm
|Info||Thomas 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.
|Thu Sep 15 23:44:29 +0000 2016 - Happy and relieved to learn that Kevin Garratt is home safe and sound with family. Our thanks to all those who helped secure his release.|
Thu Sep 15 23:43:55 +0000 2016 - Heureux et soulagé d'apprendre que Kevin Garratt retrouve sa famille sain et sauf. Nous remercions ceux qui ont travaillé pour le libérer.
Tue Sep 13 20:11:25 +0000 2016 - Nos pensées vont à la famille d’Anastasia De Sousa, tuée il y a 10 ans, et à toutes les victimes de la fusillade au Collège Dawson.
Tue Sep 13 20:10:29 +0000 2016 - Our thoughts are with the family of Anastasia De Sousa, murdered 10 years ago, and with all the victims of the Dawson College shooting.
Wed Aug 31 00:55:50 +0000 2016 - Very glad to hear that @CUPW and Canada Post have reached a tentative agreement. #NDP will always fight to protect collective bargaining.
Wed Aug 31 00:55:19 +0000 2016 - Très heureux que le @STTP & Postes Canada soient arrivés à une entente de principe. Le #NPD luttera toujours pour protéger les négociations.
Tue Aug 30 20:29:07 +0000 2016 - The Liberal government must act to bring Homa Hoodar home immediately and provide urgent medical attention: https://t.co/OwPuBKuoI7
Tue Aug 30 20:28:48 +0000 2016 - Le gouvernement libéral doit agir pour rapatrier Homa Hoodar immédiatement afin qu’elle reçoive des soins urgents : https://t.co/eTHIj6DKwU
Mon Aug 29 19:22:32 +0000 2016 - The Liberals must act immediately to restore confidence in the NEB process: https://t.co/AImo2dnncj
Mon Aug 29 19:22:01 +0000 2016 - Les libéraux doivent agir immédiatement pour rétablir la confiance du public dans le processus de l’ONÉ : https://t.co/w1BFMlxoGR