â€œYour decision to delay the other three by-elections denies hundreds of thousands of Canadians their simple democratic right to be represented in Parliament and have their voices heard,â€� the letter says.
In their letter, party leaders, Andrew Scheer, Jagmeet Singh, Mario Beaulieu, and Elizabeth May, point out that due to Trudeauâ€™s refusal to call the by-elections in Burnaby-South (BC), York-Simcoe (Ontario), and Outremont (Quebec), more than 300,000 Canadians will continue to go without federal representation.
â€œWhile the parties we lead disagree on what solutions are best for the challenges facing Canadians, we are in complete agreement that Canadians deserve to have elected representation as soon as possible,â€� the letter reads. â€œWe urge you to do whatâ€™s best for Canadians in these ridings and immediately call the by-elections for all vacant seats in the House of Commons.â€�
Full text of the letter can be found here: LETTER FROM OPPOSITION PARTIES URGE PM TO CALL BY-ELECTIONS
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