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| September 30, 2014

Activists occupy NDP office demanding end to silence on Gaza

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Fifteen protesters are occupying NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar's office in Ottawa demanding an end to what they call a "deafening silence" from the NDP on Israel's war on Gaza.

One activist, Joel Harden told rabble.ca that after word of the occupation exploded on social media Dewar entered the office to listen to the occupiers.

"We're meeting with Paul Dewar, he came to the office right now, and were talking to him, he's listening to us, to his credit," said Harden.

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| March 28, 2012
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A Quebecer wins the NDP leadership

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Quebec. The NDP membership's primary concern is that the party hold its 58 Quebec seats in the next election: this determined the outcome of the leadership campaign that began officially September 15, 2011, and ended March 24. Party members sensed that Thomas Mulcair understands Quebec, could appeal to Quebecers, and believed he was the best choice to lead the party into the next election.

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| March 9, 2012

Paul Dewar answers your questions on his candidacy for NDP leader

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Yesterday, rabble.ca's online discussion forum, babble, hosted MP and NDP leadership candidate Paul Dewar for an interactive interview in which Paul answered your questions on his leadership bid. Here is an abridged and edited version of that interview. Read the complete interview on babble here and join the ongoing discussion.

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| February 27, 2012
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