The NDP leader is once again calling for “real action” from the prime minister. Following the death of Rodney Levi in New Brunswick, Jagmeet Singh urged Trudeau to go beyond “empty words" when it comes to tackling systemic racism. This comes just one week after Chantel Moore was shot in the same region.\nIn a public message on June 13, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh called on the PM to take stronger action when it comes to “systemic racism” in Canada.\nHis comments come just one day after the death of Rodney Levi, a 48-year-old father of the Red Bank First Nation.\nLevi was shot by RCMP officers on June 12, when they attended a scene in the vicinity of Miramichi.\nAccording to a statement issued in French from the Bureau des enqutes Indepantes (BEI), police arrived at the scene to find a man armed with a knife.\nThe RCMP attempted to use an “electric pulse weapon” without success. When the man allegedly charged at police, he was shot by an officer. He later died in hospital.\nPer CTV News, Levi was shot in the Red Bank community, which is located near to Metepenagiag Miꞌkmaq Nation.\nQuebec’s police watchdog have since confirmed that they are investigating the incident.\nLe BEI annonce la prise en charge d'une enquête indépendante à Miramichi, à la suite d'une demande d'assistance de la GRC. Plus de détails suivront.— BEI Québec (@BEIQc) June 13, 2020\nAddressing the news of Levi’s death, Singh tweeted, "My heart breaks for Rodney Levi’s family, his community, and everyone who lives in fear that they could be next."\nHe continued, "Systemic racism is killing people. Empty words alone from PM Trudeau won’t end it. We need real action. And we need it now."\nSingh has urged Trudeau to go beyond "pretty words" on several occasions, previously telling the PM that "silence won't confront anti-Black racism, actions will."\nMy heart breaks for Rodney Levi’s family, his community, and everyone who lives in fear that they could be nextSystemic racism is killing peopleEmpty words alone from PM Trudeau won’t end itWe need real actionAnd we need it nowhttps://t.co/eVD6u1Ln84— Jagmeet Singh (@theJagmeetSingh) June 13, 2020\nLevi’s death comes just eight days after the death of 26-year-old Chantel Moore, a First Nations woman who was also shot by police in New Brunswick.\nOn June 4, Moore was killed during a wellness check at her apartment, after she was allegedly armed with a knife and making threats to police.\nAn independent investigation is ongoing.\nThis is what police brutality looks like.This is what conflict escalation looks like.This is what systemic racism towards Indigenous people looks like.And it needs to end.Pretty words from Prime Minister Trudeau won’t cut it, he has the power to end this.— Jagmeet Singh (@theJagmeetSingh) June 12, 2020\nThe RCMP has been under scrutiny over the past week, following a series of incidents involving Indigenous people.\nLast week, a video surfaced of an officer in Nunavut hitting an Inuk man with a police vehicle while arresting him.\nTrudeau acknowledged the issues in a statement on June 11, admitting, "Systemic racism is an issue right across the country, in all our institutions including in all our police forces, including in the RCMP."