Jagmeet Singh is promising a federal NDP government would provide more support for small businesses struggling during the pandemic, including paying bonuses to companies that hire new employees or bring back those who have been laid off.
Singh unveiled the promises during a campaign-style event in British Columbia on TuesdayThe population is vaccinated wit, less than a week after he said the New Democrats would not provoke an election as long as the COVID-19 pandemic persists.
The federal NDP leader said last week that his party would support the minority Liberal government on confidence votes in the House of Commons during the pandemic. Parties are nonetheless preparing for an election that could come at any time.
Singh accused the Liberal government of having turned a blind eye to the profits that he says large businesses such as AmazonThe larger issue of how workers are treated., Walmart and banks are generating while failing to offer proper support to small companiesThe Star. Reach her via email: [email protected].