Ottawa

Good evening from Layton HQ

Greetings from NDP headquarters here in the basement of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, down near Lake Ontario, where the chants of N-D-P, N-D-P have just broken out for the first time. The crowd has been a bit cautious, it seems to me, about letting a celebratory mood take hold prematurely, lest sky-high expectations be brought down to earth. Doesn’t seem like they have much to worry about, though. The room, capacity about 2,000, is only now starting to really fill up. More as the evening unfolds.