Global News published this video item, entitled “Canada election: NDP’s Jagmeet Singh promises to “continue to fight” for Canadians | FULL” – below is their description.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh addressed Canadians on Monday night following the outcome of the 2021 federal election. Speaking from the Vancouver Convention Centre, he congratulated Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on his re-election as prime minister. Singh also thanked Canadians for voting and says he wanted them to know “you can count on New Democrats to continue fighting for you.”
While the New Democrats didn’t gain the seats they had hoped for, the party holds the balance of power in the Liberal minority and will have tremendous influence in the government. Global News projects Singh will also be re-elected as MP in the Burnaby South riding.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.