Two NDP candidates resign after being accused of making anti-Semitic posts on social media

Two NDP candidates resign after being accused of making anti-Semitic posts on social media

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

Toronto – St Pauls candidate Sidney Coles and Cumberland Colchester candidate Dan Osborne have decided to step down after apologizing for their remarks in recent days.

“These two candidates have opted out and ended their campaigns. They agree to further educate on anti-Semitism, “said NDP spokesman George Soule in a statement Wednesday morning.

“New Democrats stand united against discrimination of any kind. We are committed to taking lasting and meaningful steps towards ending prejudice and hatred in all its forms. ”

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Raisa Patel is a journalist in Ottawa who covers federal politics for the Star. Follow her on Twitter: @R_SPatel

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