Jagmeet Singh

Singh at a news conference, Dec. 7, 2021 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Jagmeet Singh lands in the hot seat

Politics Insider for Jan. 19: The Alberta government knew about Kaycee Madu’s police call nearly a year ago; Ukraine asks Canada for more help; Canada’s two biggest airlines cut thousands of flights because of the pandemic
Ambulance workers IN Montreal transport a patient to the emergency room as hospitalizations continue to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jan. 5, 2022 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

Omicron is wreaking havoc in Canadian hospitals

Politics Insider for Jan. 7: Canada is in for a COVID slog; Erin O’Toole speaks up for the unvaccinated; and Jagmeet Singh’s new baby
Freeland is seen via videoconference as she presents a fiscal update in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Dec. 14, 2021. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

Freeland pledges $30 billion in pandemic spending

Politics Insider for Dec 15, 2021: A major fiscal update; sobering Omicron news; and Singh pivots on Bill 21
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly (left) and Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge look on as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces Canada will join a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Games in China following caucus, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada won’t send diplomats to the Beijing Olympics

Politics Insider for Dec 9, 2021: Olympic choices; Canada’s diplomatic future; and Jagmeet Singh’s difficult position
Governor General Mary Simon delivers the Throne Speech in the Senate in Ottawa on Tuesday (Adrian Wyld/CP)

Five takeaways from a very cautious 2021 Throne Speech

The Trudeau government serves up warmed-over election promises, but ’reconciliation’ sounds a lot more convincing coming from this governor general.
Canada's New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh in Ottawa October 6, 2021. Photograph by Blair Gable

Jagmeet Singh on relentless optimism and what’s next for the NDP

He talks with Marie-Danielle Smith about a disappointing election result, how to create an inclusive Parliament—and when to say ‘chardi kala’
Singh meets with Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 14, 2019 (Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

Liberal and NDP officials mull over a potential deal

Stephen Maher: Following a meeting between Singh and Trudeau, officials in both parties have considered a deal to avoid a lost confidence vote for three years
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh stands with his wife Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu as he delivers remarks at an election night event on September 20, 2021 in Vancouver, Canada. For the first time in a decade, the New Democratic Party will have more seats in parliament than they had at the start of the election, picking up an additional three seats for a projected total of 27. (Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Same old balance in Parliament, same old question: Whither the NDP?

Jagmeet Singh nudged up his party’s seat count, but must still figure out a way to differentiate his New Democrats from the Liberals
New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh stands with his wife, Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu, as he delivers remarks at an election night event on September 20, 2021 in Vancouver, Canada. (Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

’We are going to fight for you with everything we have’: Jagmeet Singh’s election night speech

Singh: ’We will continue to make sure you are first, your families are taken care of, that your needs are met. That’s what New Democrats are all about.’
Gurkiran Kaur and Jagmeet Singh shop for baby clothes ahead of the national leaders debate. (@theJagmeetSingh/Twitter)

Will Jagmeet Singh’s child-care platform work as well for him as impending fatherhood?

Election Image of the Day: The sight of the NDP leader shopping for baby clothes is enough to warm any voter’s heart. The same cannot be said for $10-a-day day care.