Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is setting up his shadow cabinet, and all 6 of the party’s Island MPs will have a role – or two – to play.

In our area;

Sheila Malcolmson of Nanaimo–Ladysmith will be the party’s critic for Status of Women.

Alistair MacGregor of Cowichan-Malahat-Langford has been named critic for Seniors, and deputy critic for Heritage.