With former Liberal Raj Grewal not in the running after his gambling scandal, the NDP are mounting a fierce campaign in party leader Jagmeet Singh’s home turf.
Brampton East NDP MPP Gurratan Singh, centre left, and NDP federal Brampton East candidate Saranjit Singh, centre right, are pictured at Saranjit Singh’s campaign office launch. The party is hoping its ‘bold’ platform and NDP pedigree will help push the riding orange on Oct. 21. Photograph courtesy of Saranjit Singh’s Twitter
BRAMPTON, ONT.—New Democrats in a Toronto-adjacent riding are hoping that their hometown political superstars will help to translate provincial gains into a federal breakthrough
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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.