That includes Burnaby South, B.C, where NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is running.
After banding together with other opposition leaders to push the prime minister to hold a byelection in Burnaby South, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, who’s running for his party in the riding, will get his wish in February, according to a government source. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to call three byelections—including a highly anticipated contest in Burnaby South, B.C.—in early January for the following month, The Hill Times has learned.
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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.'