Montreal, Québec , Canada
|| October 24, 1954
Aug 01, 2015 12:32am
|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.
|Tue Oct 13 01:39:18 +0000 2015 - Écoutez Tom ce soir au #tj22h à 22 h HE avec @CGalipeauTJ : http://t.co/DNK4J7LLcB #elxn42|
Mon Oct 12 23:55:14 +0000 2015 - RT @CGalipeauTJ: Ce soir au #tj22h ... ma rencontre avec @ThomasMulcair aujourd'hui à Saskatoon #elxn42 http://t.co/rnXXGIXeTi
Mon Oct 12 22:58:23 +0000 2015 - This is what change looks like. #Ready4Change #yxe #elxn42 http://t.co/QBI9K2Eyye
Mon Oct 12 20:10:48 +0000 2015 - Watch: Tom is standing up now to protect good jobs & wages, healthcare and our environment. #Ready4Change #TPP
Mon Oct 12 17:59:23 +0000 2015 - On Vancouver Island, let’s roll up our sleeves and work to paint the Island orange! #Nanaimo #Courtenay #Ready4Change http://t.co/rdS1PhOPnC
Mon Oct 12 17:58:30 +0000 2015 - Sur l’île de Vancouver, on roule nos manches et on fait déferler la vague orange. #Nanaimo #Courtenay #Ensemble2015 http://t.co/N7IOdEdYVB
Mon Oct 12 16:27:01 +0000 2015 - Vote in the advance polls today from noon to 8 PM. Find out where: http://t.co/PUTr0A0OjG #Ready4Change http://t.co/TijXP9VtPE
Mon Oct 12 16:26:24 +0000 2015 - Dernière journée du vote par anticipation. Allez voter entre midi & 20h. Trouvez où à http://t.co/ikBeXvaNeR #NPD http://t.co/58VQk6Gh01
Mon Oct 12 15:51:02 +0000 2015 - Glad we are finally able to say "Welcome Home" to Mohamed Fahmy. —TM @MFFahmy11
Mon Oct 12 15:50:43 +0000 2015 - Tellement content d’enfin pouvoir dire « bienvenue chez vous » à Mohamed Fahmy. —TM @MFFahmy11