And then there were eight

Robert Chisholm joins the NDP leadership race.

These are times that call for real leadership, for our caucus, for our party, and for our country. Leadership that seeks to unite, not divide. Leadership that breaks down barriers rather than creating new ones. Leadership rooted in integrity, engagement and transparency.

If the New Democratic Party is to win the support and confidence of Canadians, and get our country on the right track, we must show a clear, progressive vision for the future. I have the real leadership experience to get that job done. It is time we came together to think, to talk, and to take action. This is how we will re-energize our democracy, make it more accessible to all people, and build a better Canada. We can shape the future together.

Alice Funke reviews the early maneuvering.

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