February 17th, 2013

Tom Mulcair, Leader of the Official Opposition, launches official Weibo account to celebrate Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year, Leader of the Official Opposition Tom Mulcair (Outremont) launched his Weibo account today, making him the first federal party leader in Canada to take part in this social media site.

“Weibo reaches out to the vast and growing number of Chinese-Canadians on the internet,” said Mulcair. “It’s a way to connect with them directly and hear the issues they face. I’m excited to join this large online community and I look forward to engaging with them.”

With posts translated by his staff, Mulcair’s Weibo account adds to his social media presence on Facebook: (http://www.facebook.com/ThomasMulcair) and Twitter:@ThomasMulcair (https://twitter.com/ThomasMulcair).

Mulcair joins numerous Canadians on Weibo, such as Mark Roswell (Dashan), Patrick Chan, and Jade Kwan.

Mulcair’s account can be found at www.weibo.com/ThomasMulcair.