NDP federal leadership debate in Regina, Sask., November 15, 2002. Candidates vie to succeed Alexa McDonough as leader of the federal New Democratic Party.
The contenders are Joe Comartin (MP for Windsor–Tecumseh, Ont.), Bill Blaikie (MP for Winnipeg–Transcona, Man.), Jack Layton (author and a former president the Federation of Canadian Municipalities), Lorne Nystrom (MP for Regina–Qu’Appelle, Sask.), Pierre Ducasse (associate president of the NDP) and Bev Meslo (NDP socialist caucus). Caroline Rebeyka moderates.