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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair blasted the prime minister Friday, saying the Harper government has broken promises on pensions and is cutting services that seniors rely on, such as Canada Post.
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair blasted the prime minister Friday, saying the Harper government has broken promises on pensions and is cutting services that seniors rely on, such as Canada Post.
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How the NDP is trying to be pro-mining

The federal NDP is positioning itself as a pro-mining party that would revive stalled negotiations on Ontario’s Ring of Fire development while keeping federal regulations “lean.”

Speaking with The Globe and Mail during a global mining conference in Toronto this week, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair said his party would seek buy-in from First Nations communities to speed up new developments. The annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada has become a global attraction, drawing nearly 30,000 delegates and dozens of MPs.