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Although Mulcair has identified former Quebec Liberal Party leader Claude Ryan as his political mentor,  his presence in the front row during a speech in Montreal by NDP Leader Jack Layton in March led to speculation about his political future.
Mulcair also became Layton's Quebec lieutenant. On June 21, , in an uncontested nomination, Mulcair became the NDP's candidate in the riding of Outremont for a by-election on September Jean Lapierre suggested that Mulcair was likely aided by defecting Bloc Québécois supporters the Bloc candidate had finished second in the federal election. Mulcair was sworn in on October 12, On October 14, , Mulcair was re-elected as the MP for Outremont, making him the first New Democrat to win a riding in Quebec during a federal general election.
He defeated the federal Liberal candidate, Sébastien Dhavernas , by 14, votes to 12, a margin of 6. In the federal election, despite facing a challenge from former federal justice minister Liberal Martin Cauchon ,  Mulcair was re-elected once more with Mulcair stated that Layton's death had hit him exceptionally hard, and that while he was considering a federal NDP leadership bid, he would need several weeks to make up his mind on that decision.
He attracted the support of 60 of the other federal NDP MPs,  including Robert Chisholm  and Romeo Saganash ,  the only two to have dropped out of the leadership race. Mulcair campaigned on reinventing the party, to strengthen its presence in Quebec, and attract voters in other parts of the country. His first year as leader of the NDP was plagued with several prominent defections. Thunder Bay—Superior North MP Bruce Hyer opted to sit as an independent after being disciplined for voting in favour of the dissolution of the Canadian Firearms Registry , a position counter to one strongly championed by Mulcair.
Mulcair declared his party's support for trade deals that including enforceable provisions on labour rights and environmental protection. During the Mike Duffy expenses controversy and other expense scandals related to the Senate of Canada , the NDP reasserted its longstanding position that Senate should be abolished. Nevertheless, following the election of Justin Trudeau as leader of the Liberals in April the political fortunes of the NDP appeared to be on the decline, with the party falling back to its traditional third place in public opinion polls.
By May however the NDP had managed to recover much of its lost ground in public opinion polling and was finding itself in a tight three-way race with both the Liberals and Conservatives. Despite early campaign polls which showed an NDP lead, the party lost 51 seats on election night and fell back to its former third place in Parliament.
By winning 44 seats Mulcair was still able to secure the second best showing in terms of the number of seats compared to Ed Broadbent's election campaign. However, this was still a smaller percentage than Broadbent had won in due to the increased number of MPs now represented in the House of Commons. During the election campaign, Mulcair's stance on the niqab issue contributed to a decline in the party's support in Quebec.
Following the election, Mulcair was criticized by some NDP members for having run on a moderate platform and promised to balance the federal budget whilst Justin Trudeau and the Liberals promised to run budget deficits in order to pay for social spending and economic stimulus programs; a position that was viewed as allowing the Liberals to outflank the NDP on the left of the political scale. At the NDP's party convention in April , Mulcair was also criticized by Alberta delegates for what was seen as implicit support for the "Leap Manifesto", a program which was seen as opposing Alberta's oil industry and thus a political threat to Rachel Notley 's NDP government in Alberta.
A dissenting report  to the NDP membership, on the reasons for Mulcair losing the leadership review vote, disagreed with the official party line and the pundits. The report  claims the convention itself was unconstitutional and marred by controversy, including the use of fake delegates. In the report, the authors detail a number of specific flaws in the convention delegate selection process that would have skewed the results of the people who actually participated in the leadership review vote, enough to invalidate the result.
The campaign, created in part to get an admission and an apology from the NDP administration, was launched in order to bring back Tom Mulcair. In the days prior to the leadership vote, Mulcair confirmed his intention not to stand for parliament in the next federal election , expected in , and suggested that he may resign his seat in the House of Commons as early as Christmas to accept one of the university appointments that has been offered to him.
Mulcair stated at a conference in Quebec that people with an anti-abortion stance are not welcome to run for NDP, saying, "it's not debatable, it's not negotiable, it is a woman's right to determine her own health questions and her reproductive choices.
Thomas Mulcair has proposed reversing some of the corporate tax cuts advanced by the Conservative government, while keeping taxes below the U. Mulcair has stated that he will not raise personal income taxes, but has promised to cancel the Conservative government's income splitting for two-parent households. Mulcair has promised to use additional tax revenue to pay for infrastructure, public transit, a new child care program, and a balanced budget.
Mulcair has promised to end fossil fuel subsidies under previous governments, and introduce cap-and-trade for carbon emissions. He has also promised to reverse cuts to the environmental review processes, and return to "rigorous, science-based environmental impact assessments".
In response to the Idle No More movement, Mulcair said that the NDP would put a filter on decisions made to ensure that they respect court rulings and international obligations to First Nations in Canada.
Mulcair has been critical of Conservative public safety policy, saying cuts to food inspection and aeronautical safety have put Canadians at risk. Mulcair supports the longstanding NDP policy to decriminalize personal use of marijuana. Mulcair believes that Canada can be a "positive force for peace, justice and respect for human rights around the world".
In his time as NDP leader, Mulcair has promoted "a balanced and principled approach" to the conflict in the Middle East, criticizing "Stephen Harper and the Conservatives' one-sided approach". Mulcair announced on December 18, that he would be resigning his House of Commons seat in June , when the House rises for its summer break, in order to accept an appointment at a university.
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