A Little More About Jagmeet Singh #CDNpoli #elxn43
Jagmeet Singh is currently serving as leader of the New Democratic Party since 2017 and as the MP for the riding of Burnaby South since 2019.
He was previously an Ontario New Democratic Party Member of Provincial Parliament for Bramalea—Gore—Malton in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2011 to 2017.
He advocates raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, decriminalizing personal possession of all drugs, and supports eliminating several tax deductions available to the highest-income earners.
In January 2018, Singh became engaged to Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu, a fashion designer and co-founder of jangiiro, a Punjabi clothing line.
He proposed to her at the vegetarian restaurant where they had their first date in front of friends, family, and members of the media that Singh had invited.
The pair married on February 22, 2018.
He is fluent in English, French, Hindi, and Punjabi.
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