Two NDP Candidates Resign After Being Accused Of Making Anti-Semitic Social Media Posts

Two NDP candidates have decided to suspend their campaigns after they were accused of posting anti-Semitic comments on social media.

Toronto: St. Paul candidate Sidney Coles and Cumberland Colchester candidate Dan Osborne made the decision to resign after apologizing for their comments in recent days.

“These two candidates have resigned and have ended their campaigns. They have agreed to educate themselves more on anti-Semitism, ”NDP spokesman George Soule said in a statement Wednesday morning.

“The New Democrats are united against discrimination of all kinds. We are committed to taking lasting and meaningful action to end prejudice and hatred in all its forms. “

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Raisa Patel is an Ottawa reporter covering federal politics for The Star. Follow her on Twitter: @R_SPatel


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