If there is a common theme to the discontent that is seeping out of the party’s caucus room, it is that Singh who only served at the provincial level prior to taking on the federal leadership is in over his head.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has become persona non grata in party circles in Saskatchewan, the provincial cradle of the NDP, writes columnist Chantal Hébert.
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Were the federal New Democrats to conduct a leadership review this fall, Jagmeet Singh would likely be handed his walking papers.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'