NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh booted from Commons for calling Bloc MP a racist - 2020-06-17

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F182.png NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh booted from Commons for calling Bloc MP a racist June 17, 2020, Peter Zimonjic, CBC News

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has been expelled from the House of Commons for calling a Bloc Québécois MP racist and for refusing to apologize and withdraw his comments.

Speaker Anthony Rota kicked Singh out for the rest of the day after Singh called Alain Therrien racist for refusing to support an NDP motion dealing with systemic racism in the RCMP.

Singh tried to get all parties in the House of Commons to agree to a motion recognizing the existence of systemic racism in the RCMP. The motion points out that "several Indigenous people have died at the hands of the RCMP in recent months …"

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{{cite news | first = Peter | last = Zimonjic | title = NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh booted from Commons for calling Bloc MP a racist | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ndp-jagmeet-singh-rota-racist-therrien-1.5616661 | work = CBC News | date = June 17, 2020 | accessdate = June 18, 2020 }}