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NDP's Jagmeet Singh proving to be challenge for media, Sikh activists say -

Covering Canada's first federal party leader who is a member of a visible minority is proving to be a challenge to Canadian media, two Sikh political activists say. Arundeep Sandhu, a small business owner and conservative activist, said the media's ...and more »

7 in 10 Canadians would be A-OK with voting for a party led by a Sikh: survey -

Seven out of 10 Canadians would vote for a party led by a Sikh, said a recent survey by the independent research firm the Angus Reid Institute. However, half of respondents said that “most” or “some” of their friends and family could not vote for ...and more »

Are Canadians open to voting for a turban-wearing Sikh? - Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Most Canadians are open to voting for someone who wears a turban and a Sikh kirpan dagger, a new poll finds. The online survey of 1,477 people this week by the Angus Reid Institute found that 69 per cent of respondents would consider voting ...and more »

The making of Jagmeet Singh's winning brand - National Observer

Jagmeet Singh's stunning first round ballot victory injected a jolt of volatility into Canada's political landscape. Engineered with a dedicated strategy and ground-game, Singh's campaign was marked from the outset by a disciplined and unwavering ...and more »

Jagmeet Singh Needs To Denounce Any Glorification Of Bombing Mastermind - Huffington Post Canada

It may go down as the world's easiest question for a young, charismatic party leader. All he had to do was answer it. Newly crowned NDP leader Jagmeet Singh did not do himself any favours when he seemingly refused to disavow supporters of the alleged ...and more »

What Jagmeet Singh can draw from Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy -

In 1971, 69 per cent of Americans told Gallup, a pollster, they would vote for their party's candidate for president if he were black. It took 37 years, but it finally happened with the election of Barack Obama as the U.S. president in 2008. In 2017 ...and more »

Most Canadians Open To Voting For A Sikh Party Leader If Policies Are Right, Poll Suggests - Huffington Post Canada

Most Canadians would consider voting for a federal party led by Sikh man who wears a turban and carries a kirpan, but apprehensions to the idea are strongest in a key battleground for Jagmeet Singh's New Democrats, a new poll suggests. The Angus Reid ...and more »

Jagmeet Singh on his path to the prime minister's office -

New federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh at Queen's Park in June 2017. (Photograph by Jennifer Roberts). New NDP leader Jagmeet Singh has his sights firmly set on the next federal election, and his path to the prime minister's office runs through, well, ...and more »

69% Canadians can think of voting for turbaned Sikh Jagmeet Singh - Times of India

JALANDHAR: After Jagmeet Singh was elevated as the leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) - the first nonwhite and turbaned Sikh to head any political party in Canada - 69% respondents in an online poll said they would consider voting for a national ...and more »

Pariahs to power brokers: Sikhs have become a major political force in Canada - Toronto Star

Of the three historic milestones that Jagmeet Singh represents — the first non-white, first South Asian and first Sikh to become leader of a national party — it is his faith, to which he so visibly and proudly belongs, that is of the utmost symbolic ...and more »