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‘We have to engage the business community’

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Martin Singh launches his bid for the NDP leadership.

“What I bring to the race is the ability to build links with the business community and engage the community effectively to create jobs. This is different than what the other candidates are offering,” Singh said…

“It takes full steps to move from the Opposition bench to the government side. We have to engage the business community. When you think of the New Democrats, there are things the party does very well. We know we’re able to create social programs . . . but we have to make sure we concern ourselves with the revenue side of the equation,” Singh said.