COURTENAY, B.C. – The Federal New Democratic Party’s leader will be in town next week.

Jagmeet Singh is hosting a free JagMeet and Greet event at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay on Monday, March 5th from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

He’ll be joined by North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney and Courtenay-Alberni Member of Parliament, Gord Johns. Earlier in the day, Singh will be in Campbell River for an event hosted by the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce. The ticketed event takes place at the Coast Discovery Inn at 11:30 a.m.

Registration for the Courtenay event can be done here.

The 39-year old gained leadership of the party last October. He is the youngest chief in the NDP’s history.