Photo gallery: Day 1 of the NDP convention

Jason Franson captures moments large and small as the party faithful gather to regroup

Steve Crnec attends the 2016 NDP Federal Convention in Edmonton Alberta, April 8, 2016. Jason Franson for Maclean's Magazine.

Steve Crnec at the 2016 NDP convention in Edmonton. (Jason Franson, Maclean’s)

NDP party delegates are in Edmonton for a policy convention — though you might not know it for all the talk about Tom Mulcair’s future. The weekend includes a leadership vote, which Ottawa bureau chief John Geddes asked Mulcair about earlier this week. “I’m not taking anything for granted,” Mulcair said. “I’m going to continue to work tirelessly right up until the vote.” You can read the whole interview here.

From Edmonton on Friday, here’s a gallery from photographer Jason Franson: