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.
|Fri Dec 09 16:36:12 +0000 2016 - Profondément attristé par le décès de Warren Allmand. Défenseur des droits humains et leader exceptionnel, il était un Canadien exemplaire.|
Fri Dec 09 16:28:36 +0000 2016 - Deeply saddened at the loss of Warren Allmand. Defender of human rights, outstanding community leader, great Canadian.
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Wed Dec 07 19:23:06 +0000 2016 - Je suis fier de notre aile jeunesse qui défend les intérêts de tous les jeunes Canadiens. https://t.co/T9aIhgN02l
Wed Dec 07 19:21:48 +0000 2016 - Proud of our youth wing for standing up for young Canadians everywhere. https://t.co/0YGl9N8Hvx
Thu Dec 01 20:41:30 +0000 2016 - Journée mondiale du sida : le NPD se rallie au mouvement pour mettre fin à la stigmatisation associée au VIH/sida. https://t.co/GpCrY8O6if
Thu Dec 01 20:34:38 +0000 2016 - New Democrats join with people around the world who are calling for an end to HIV stigma. #WorldsAidsDay https://t.co/s6HPCDNQVH