Trudeau to call remaining byelections in January, to take place in February: feds
By Emily HawsNov. 21, 2018
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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