2016 NDP Convention – Opening Ceremonies

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2016 NDP Convention – Opening Ceremonies

The 2016 NDP National Convention begins on April 8, 2016 with a speech from AFN Alberta regional chief Craig Makinaw and the singing of the national anthem by Aboriginal trio ASANI.

NDP MP Linda Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona, Alta.) and Alberta NDP MLA Dave Shepard (Edmonton Centre) greet the assembled delegates and welcome them to Alberta.

Outgoing party president Rebecca Blakie takes the stage and unveils her report ahead of the campaign review session scheduled for later on in the convention.