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Burnaby byelection turmoil sparks debate about identity issues in politics

By Canadian Press
January 19, 2019 - 10:04am

BURNABY, B.C. — Inside a sunlit co-operative housing complex in Burnaby, B.C., federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh knocked on doors of residents whose first languages included Croatian, Filipino and Spanish. Often, to their surprise, Singh greeted them or said goodbye in their mother tongue.