Two NDP candidates quit their campaign after making rampant anti-Semitic comments on social media.
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Sydney Coles running in Toronto – st. Paul, and Dan Osborne, are candidates in Cumberland – Colchester, Nova Scotia, no longer eligible to represent the New Democratic Party (NDP).
For Jagmeet Singh, the candidates made the “right decision” by withdrawing the campaign. “Let me be clear: their comments are completely outside and have no place in our party,” he told a news conference on Wednesday morning.
M.To me Coles repeatedly mentioned last winter that the missing doses in the United States were due to Israel, which cornered the doses.
For his part, Mr Osborne commented on Twitter in 2019: “Is Auschwitz a real place?” (“Auschwitz is a real place? 2)
“Anti-Semitism is real,” the NDP leader said, lamenting that “anti-Semitism is growing alarmingly.”
The next two candidates said they would seek information on the matter.
Deadline to submit candidates. The NDP did not replace the two missing seats.