MEDIA ADVISORY: New Democratic Party to host Leadership Debate Sunday, March 25

The media and public are invited to attend the NL NDP Leadership Debate on Sunday, March 25, 2:00-3:30 p.m. at the main lecture theatre of the Bruneau Centre, Memorial University St. John’s campus. The debate is being hosted by the NL NDP and NDP MUN.

Former Radio Canada/CBC Reporter, Françoise Enguehard will moderate the debate. The debate is free and open to everyone.

The NL NDP will also stream the debate using Facebook Live through its Facebook page:


Alison Coffin and Gerry Rogers are seeking the leadership of the Party.

Alison Coffin is an economist dedicated to advancing responsible public policy and excellence in governance. Gerry Rogers was first elected in 2011 and again in 2015 and has served over six years as NDP MHA for St. John’s Centre.

To learn more about the candidates visit

The NL NDP Leadership Convention is taking place April 7 and 8 at the St. John’s Convention Centre with the new Leader being announced April 8. All those who became party members by March 9, 2018, will be eligible to cast a ballot in the leadership contest.

The Leadership Convention website is


For more information, please call 709-739-6387 or e-mail

P.O. Box 5275 St. John’s, NL A1C 5W1
(709) 739-6387