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That’s a real knee-slapper: 22 Minutes spoofs The Hill Times for mistaking Bains for…Bains

By Shruti Shekar      
This Hour has 22 Minutes spoofs The Hill Times for mistaking Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains for NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, but The Hill Times didn't make a mistake. The cutline identified Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Mr. Bains and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. The photo compilation confused readers. Screenshot of This Hour has 22 Minutes
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PARLIAMENT HILL—Comedy is funny because it's usually true, but when it's wrong it's not that funny. In a recent CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes sketch, comedian and actor Susan Kent poked fun at the fact that some people are mistaking NDP leader Jagmeet Singh for other Sikh or South Asian politicians. “First, a reporter mistakenly referred to Liberal minister Navdeep Bains as Jagmeet Singh. Then The Hill Times ran this headline the other day,” Ms. Kent said, as a photo of The Hill Times' Oct. 30 cover appeared

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