The Tyee: Who’s best to lead the NDP?

January 3, 2022
By Bill Tieleman

Toronto MP Peggy Nash is the third “top-tier” candidate vying to lead the party and has the background to compete with both Mulcair and Topp.

Nash comes out of the labour movement as a long-time Canadian Auto Workers activist who started as a booking agent for a Canadian airline and rose to became the union’s senior negotiator — and in 2005, the first woman to lead bargaining with the auto industry in North America.

Nash is not only tough — she is someone who doesn’t give up.

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“Peggy Nash has an excellent understanding of the economic issues affecting this country. Her approach reflects deep roots in the labour movement, the women’s movement, and in community struggles for social change.”

Andrew Jackson

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