Former NDP deputy leader Libby Davies endorses Charlie Angus to succeed Tom Mulcair

"I landed with Charlie because, well, he has this common touch, and smile, and fierceness that draws me along the political path ahead of us," former deputy leader Libby Davies said in a statement. "A path where we rebuild, grow, reach, honour our roots, showing what New Democrats are about." Davies, the NDP MP for Vancouver East from 1997 to 2015, opened her statement by mentioning that she has a picture of Angus, the NDP MP for Timmins–James Bay, visiting a small northern community in the bitter cold