NDP leader Jagmeet Singh celebrates his Burnaby South byelection win on Feb. 25, 2019.
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Jagmeet Singh needed to win the byelection in Burnaby South. Now that the NDP leader will have a seat in Parliament, can he still turn around the party's fortunes before this year's federal election?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in orange headgear, greets members of Sikh community during his visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Recent reports of the presence of Sikh extremists in Canada have put both the prime minister and the federal leader of the NDP party on the defensive about their positions.
Jagmeet Singh won 53.6 per cent of the first-ballot votes on Sunday to become the new leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party.
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Jagmeet Singh has become the first ethnic minority to become leader of a federal political party. Will his message of "love and courage" best Justin Trudeau's "sunny ways" in the next federal election?
New NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh celebrates with supporters after winning on the first ballot at the party’s leadership convention Oct. 1.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Jagmeet Singh is the new leader of the federal New Democratic Party. Singh brings an unprecedented diversity to the role of being the leader of a major Canadian political party.