Jagmeet Singh sworn in as a Member of Parliament

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh can finally take his official seat in the House of Commons after being sworn in as an MP on Sunday. He is the first person of colour to lead a federal party. In a speech after he was sworn in, Singh thanked the people of Burnaby South for allowing him to be their voice in Ottawa, as well as his friends, family and supporters. “Any time you achieve anything, there are so many people that made it possible. You never do it alone.”Singh said, as a young boy he could have never imagined he would run for prime minister one day, but he wants all children now to have a more diverse image of what a prime minister can be.

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