With lower than 24 hours to go earlier than the polls open within the 2021 federal election, NDP Chief Jagmeet Singh set Sunday apart for a remaining marketing campaign blitz by way of British Columbia’s Metro Vancouver battlefields.
Singh scheduled stops in Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Maple Ridge and the Tri-Cities, with a deal with ridings held by Liberals and Conservatives.
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Singh has made essentially the most stops in B.C. of any federal chief, a nod to the occasion’s traditionally sturdy efficiency in Canada’s most western province.
Within the 2019 election, the occasion elected 11 MPs, practically half of its 24-person caucus, from B.C. and is hoping to develop its attain this time round.
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On Saturday evening, the NDP chief visited Cranbrook, within the southeastern B.C. driving of Kootenay–Columbia, which has traditionally voted Conservative, however flipped orange within the 2015 election.
New Democrat Wayne Stetski received by fewer than 300 votes, however misplaced to Conservative Rob Morrison in 2019. Stetski is hoping to take again the driving.
Talking to media Sunday morning, Singh maintained he was working along with his eyes on the prime minister’s seat, regardless of opinion polls displaying the NDP trailing the Liberals and Conservatives by a mean of 10 or extra factors.
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Quizzed on what it might take for one of many different main events to earn the NDP’s help within the case of one other minority authorities, he stated his focus was on guaranteeing billionaires pay their justifiable share of Canada’s COVID-19 restoration prices.
Singh is the second chief to make an Eleventh-hour marketing campaign push by way of British Columbia, after Inexperienced Chief Annamie Paul blitzed Vancouver Island — the place the occasion holds its solely two seats — on Saturday.
Conservative Chief Erin O’Toole was scheduled to marketing campaign in Toronto on Sunday, whereas Liberal Chief Justin Trudeau had a number of in-person and digital marketing campaign occasions scheduled in each province however Saskatchewan.
–With recordsdata from the Canadian Press
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