The NDP ended up finishing in fourth place behind the Bloc Québécois. And in an odd sort of ironic way, the low expectations for Jagmeet Singh actually might have saved his job as NDP leader.
New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured on Oct. 7, 2019, in Gatineau, Que., with his wife, Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu, arriving at the televised leaders' debate. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—English poet Alexander Pope once said, “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
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