Justin Trudeau wins third election as Prime Minister of Canada

Justin Trudeau wins third election as Prime Minister of Canada

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Category : International Published on: September 22 2021

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·         Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has won a third term to serve as the country's PM, after his party won the 2021 parliamentary election on September 20, 2021.

·         However, 49-year-old Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party managed to win only a minority of seats in the election. Justin Trudeau has been in power since 2015.

·         Trudeau's Liberals were leading or elected in 157 seats, the exact same number he won in 2019, 13 short of the 170 needed for a majority in the House of Commons.

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v  Canada is a country in North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometers, making it the world's second largest country by total area.

v  Capital: Ottawa

v  Currency: Canadian dollar

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