Picking sides

While Thomas Mulcair says he has the support of a “very large majority of my Quebec caucus,” Brian Topp went west yesterday and picked up the support of four prominent New Democrats from British Columbia.

“The British Columbia party is in many ways the heart and soul of our party,” Topp told reporters at a news conference. “And no one is going to become leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada without doing very well in British Columbia.”

Romeo Saganash is apparently set to announce a leadership bid. Nathan Cullen and Peggy Nash are still thinking about it. Pundits Guide has launched a special minisite to track the race.

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