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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh addresses the party's national convention in Ottawa on Feb. 17, 2018. Photo by Alex Tétreault

NDP's Jagmeet Singh steers clear of oil and pipelines in Ottawa

Jagmeet Singh didn’t touch on oil, pipelines, or energy development when he addressed hundreds of NDP delegates at a national convention in Ottawa on Saturday. Rather, in a speech punctuated often by delegates standing to applaud and cheer “NDP” or “Jagmeet Singh,” the federal NDP leader focused first his policies for taking on economic inequality, then racism and intolerance.