NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh confirms his party will support the Liberals’ federal budget

 The Canadian Press NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Wednesday ended any speculation his party would pull out of its deal with the minority Liberal government by finally agreeing to support the government’s budget. Singh said his party wanted time to digest the document, which was tabled April 16, but is ultimately voting in favour of it because of shared initiatives that it proposes. That includes creating a national school lunch program and providing free birth control and diabetes medicine for anyone with a health card. “These are things that would have never been in the budget if not for us,” Singh said. The Conservatives and Bloc Québécois have previously said they wouldn’t support the budget. The minority Liberals needed the support of at least one other party to get the…

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