NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Wednesday he warned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a recent closed-door meeting that there will be “repercussions” if the government misses the March 1 deadline for tabling pharmacare legislation.

Singh meets with Trudeau occasionally to discuss the terms of the supply and confidence agreement between their two parties, which sees New Democrats support the government on key votes in the House of Commons in exchange for movement on policy priorities. Singh described the Monday meeting as “tough.”

“I made it clear to the PM that we expect legislation, and we expect the government to take steps to go beyond that, and we expect that by the first of March,”



Is this blackmail or pre-election marketing?