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Thomas Mulcair started shifting a key plank of the NDP’s economic policy almost immediately.
Less than a month after becoming the Leader of the NDP in March 2012, he approved a major shuffle of the party’s critics. Don Davies, a two-term B.C. MP and former Teamsters Canada lawyer, was given what would become an increasingly important portfolio: trade.