The federal NDP’s 2021 three-day virtual policy convention wraps up.
Gary Burrill, leader of the Nova Scotia NDP, delivers remarks.
Delegates then consider a number of emergency resolutions on topics including the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian racism, and the Conservative Party of Canada’s stance on climate change.
The election results for new party officers are announced.
The results of the vote on Jagmeet Singh’s leadership of the NDP are announced, with delegates voting 87 per cent against holding a leadership race. Formal leadership reviews at conventions are required under the NDP constitution. Singh received 90.7 per cent support at his first leadership review in 2018. (April 11, 2021)