On the Show:
Arlene Bynon, Peter Julian, David Zimmer, Robin Brentnall, Jenn Jefferys, Mike Fancie, Tom Parkin
NDP MP Peter Julian says he was shocked and surprised Thomas Mulcair was voted to be replaced at the NDP convention over the weekend and although he says it's too soon to decide if he'll run to replace him, he hasn't ruled it out yet.
Ontario Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer discusses the tragic suicide crisis in Attawapiskat and what the province and federal governments are doing to help the community of 2,000 people that has declared a state of emergency.
Veteran Robin Brentnall has begun a hunger strike asking Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr to review his file for critical injury benefits, a one-time lump sum payout of $70,000. Brentnall suffered a stroke and has been fighting for benefits for eight years.
The War Room with all NDP members Tom Parkin, Jenn Jefferys, and Mike Fancie weigh in on the future of the NDP, why Thomas Mulcair was ousted and how progressive the party should go now that the Leap Manifesto is being debated within the party at the riding level, the provincial level and the federal level.