Singh blasts Trudeau for delay in calling by-election, campaigns in Burnaby
Posted Jan 6, 2019 4:43 pm PST
BURNABY (NEWS 1130) — NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is campaigning in Burnaby on Sunday, again lobbing criticism against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a continued delay in calling a by-election in Burnaby-South.
Singh, who is running in the riding, calls the delay a self-interested move by the the Prime Minister, saying that it would be in the best interest of people in Burnaby to have representation in the House of Commons.
An NDP insider told NEWS 1130 the by-election could be called Sunday, but it appears that won’t happen today.
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The Prime Minister’s Office confirmed last week he intends to call by-elections early this month for Burnaby-South, Outremont in Quebec, York-Simcoe in Ontario, and Nanaimo-Ladysmith on Vancouver Island.