NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh: The Best of Ahkameyimok - The Political Interviews
Ahkameyimok Podcast with Perry Bellegarde
ENCORE PRESENTATION ***This interview with federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh was originally aired on March 3rd, 2021*** ***With the Akhameyimok Podcast on hiatus and a federal election underway, we are re-running National Chief Bellegarde's best interviews from the past year with leaders and senior members of the main federal political parties to help provide a sense of where they stand on issues important to First Nations and Indigenous people. **** Jagmeet Singh, leader of the federal New Democratic Party and Perry Bellegarde discuss the pandemic, what drew him into politics, overcoming systemic racism, the upcoming election, the importance of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the environment, and also how the Sikh practice of Chardi Kala shares much in common with the perseverance message of Ahkameyimok. A big thanks goes out to the Red Dog Singers of Treaty 4 Territory in Saskatchewan for our theme song, Intertribal. The Ahkameyimok Podcast is produced by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions.
One on One with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Negative Ads hit the Federal Election Campaign
The West Block
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has a growing following on social media. He wants Canadians to know he can be that guy and Prime Minister too. The West Block Political Panel weighs in on negative campaign ads and the upcoming leaders debates.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jagmeet Singh is wasting the party building done by Layton and Mulcair.
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Bob Richardson is a longtime Liberal Party organizer and strategist. He's critical of the Trudeau campaign to date but says there's still time for recovery. It will be a fight between Trudeau and Conservative leader Erin O'Toole. Bob says NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh isn't ready for prime time. Jack Layton and Thomas Mulcair did the "gut work" to put the party on solid footing. And "this guy's doing TikTok videos."
Jagmeet Singh's LTC Election Promise & Educators Concerned About Fall Return to School
Fight Back with Libby Znaimer
Jane Brown is joined by Donna Duncan, CEO of the Ontario Long-Term Care Association which represents for-profit nursing homes followed by Dr. Vivian Stamatopoulos, a professor at Ontario Tech University who specializes in family caregiving and is an advocate for those in long-term care facilities.This week, on the campaign trail, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh made the promise that he would put an end to for-profit long-term care if he were to be elected. Is this the right approach? We hear from both sides of the argument.----EDUCATORS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER SAFETY OF SCHOOLS AHEAD OF FALL RETURN Jane Brown is joined by Karen Littlewood President of Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF), Ryan Imgrund, an educator in York region and a biostatistician who has been providing daily COVID-19 data analysis for Ontario and Canada as well as Dr. Eric Tucker, a law professor with York University who has extensive knowledge of Ontarios occupational health and safety system.Ontario Educators are expressing concern about safety ahead of the return to school in the fall especially as confirmed COVID-19 case numbers, fueled by the highly transmissible Delta variant, rise. Meanwhile, we ask the question: what legal rights do teachers and staff in the education sector have in all of this?Listen live, weekdays from noon to 1, on Zoomer Radio!
After a poor showing in the 2019 election campaign—his first as NDP leader—there were questions about if Jagmeet Singh would keep his job long enough to get a second try. He has, and so far the results have been very different. What has to break right for the NDP to take aim at an upset victory? What assets do they have both in platform and personality? How should they be planning the next few weeks if they want to try to replicate the Liberals' underdog win of 2015?GUEST: Jen Gerson, The Line; Maclean's(This is the first in a series of episodes examining how the major party leaders could each become Prime Minister.)
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is in Saskatchewan today, visiting Cowessess First Nation east of Regina where hundreds of unmarked graves were located at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in June. Singh joins Gormley to discuss his Saskatchewan visit, and how he's aiming to improve the NDP's position in an election he never wanted to see.
The third and final in our series of interviews with the major national political party leaders. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks about everything from the pandemic to the indigenous issue, and also his request of the Governor General not to allow Justin Trudeau an election this summer.Then Chantal Hebert and Bruce Anderson offer their take on the NDP leader's comments.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh joins Peter Van Dusen to discuss the COVID-19 response, from long-term care to reopening plans. Raywat Deonandan, a University of Ottawa epidemiologist, analyzes the various reopening timelines across Canada. And political commentators Kiavash Najafi, Tim Powers, and Susan Smith have their say on the latest headlines.
S3 E6: Paying for the Pandemic while Helping Small Business with Jagmeet Singh
C.D. Howe Institute
Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s plan to pay for the pandemic is to tax the companies that benefitted the most from the coronavirus response. It would inject more than $5B into Canada’s coffers. Taxing big business is one thing, but how will the NDP help small businesses weather the third wave of infections and beyond? Host Michael Hainsworth found the party leader is preparing for an election he doesn’t want.