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Victorious but weakened, Trudeau needs help to form government

Oct 23, 2019 - 2:09 PM

The win is a vindication for Trudeau, despite a campaign in which his party lost support across Canada

WINNING. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers his victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

Justin Trudeau to form minority government after winning Canada vote

Oct 22, 2019 - 10:25 AM

(4th UPDATE) Trudeau will have to form an alliance with one or more smaller parties in order to govern a fractured nation

POLLS. A supporter watches early election results roll in at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's election night headquarters on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

Canadians vote in tight election as Trudeau aims to cling to power

Oct 21, 2019 - 7:25 PM

(UPDATED) Polls open in the province of Newfoundland in eastern Canada, the first of the country's 6 time zones – with some 27.4 million Canadians eligible to elect 338 members of parliament

ELECTION DAY. People line up to vote at a polling station at Trinity Community Rec Center for Canada's 43rd general election October 21, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photo by Brett Gundlock/Getty Images/AFP

Liberals, Tories slug it out on last day of Canada election

Oct 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM

With Canadians going to the polls on Monday, October 21, the Liberals and Tories go into the home stretch in a dead heat

ELECTION TIME NEARS. Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Andrew Scheer takes photos with supporters during a campaign stop on October 19, 2019 in Brampton, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

Facts about Canada's election system

Oct 21, 2019 - 8:18 AM

Here are some facts about Canada's 43rd general election

CANADA ELECTIONS. Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaks to supporters during a "Team Trudeau 2019" Rally in Vancouver B.C. on October 20, 2019. Photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP

Canada election puts spotlight on the oil-climate divide

Oct 21, 2019 - 8:03 AM

Many voters in oil-producing province Saskatchewan feel the last 4 years of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government, with the stricter environmental policies it has rolled out, hurt them

CANADA'S ELECTIONS. Canada's Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau (L), Conservative leader Andrew Scheer (C) and Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet take part in the Federal leaders French language debate at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec on October 10, 2019. File photo by Chris Wattie/AFP

Trudeau environment policy disappoints young Canada activists

Oct 20, 2019 - 11:24 AM

For activists, Justin Trudeau, who was a symbol of hope when he took office in 2015, is no longer a change agent but the man who didn't do enough for the environment

CRITICISM. In this file photo taken on August 26, 2019 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses media representatives at a press conference in Biarritz, south-west France, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit. Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

Canada 2019 election: possible outcomes

Oct 18, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Canada's general elections is set on October 21

ASPIRANTS. In this file photo taken on October 10, 2019 (from left) NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Green Party leader Elizabeth May, People's Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, host Patrice Roy from Radio, Canada's Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, and Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet. Photo by Adrian Wyld/Pool/AFP

Justin Trudeau asks Canadians to give Liberals a clear majority

Oct 15, 2019 - 12:06 PM

The latest opinion Canadian election polls show the Liberals neck-and-neck with the Conservative Party of Andrew Scheer, with each tallying around 32 or 33%, leaving both parties far from an absolute majority

Canadian Prime Minister and Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau speaks during a press conference following the Federal leaders French language debate at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec on October 10, 2019. Dave Chan / AFP

Canada's Trudeau called 'compulsive liar' in last election debate

Oct 11, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The liberals and conservatives are neck-and-neck according to polls, with Canada's general election set for October 21

CANADA DEBATES. Canada's Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau (C) and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh shake hands following the Federal leaders French language debate at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec on October 10, 2019. Photo by Adrian Wyld/AFP

Scheer ups attacks on Trudeau in Canada election debate

Oct 08, 2019 - 11:00 AM

From the get-go, Andrew Scheer goes on the attack, calling Justin Trudeau 'a phoney and a fraud.' Trudeau shots back, criticizing Scheer for his underwhelming climate proposals at a time of global crisis.

DEBATE. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer (R) and Canadian Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau gesture to each other as they both respond during the Federal Leaders Debate at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec on October 7, 2019. Photo by Sean Kilpatrick/Pool/AFP

Justin Trudeau apologizes again for wearing blackface as new images emerge

Sep 20, 2019 - 3:57 PM

Trudeau is already under fire for an ethics lapse and other controversies, so the resurfacing of photos and videos of him engaging in activities he himself termed 'racist' dealt a fresh blow to his chances

CONTRITE. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media regarding photos and video that have surfaced in which he is wearing dark makeup on September 19, 2019 in Winnipeg, Canada.  Photo by John Woods/Getty Images/AFP

New video emerges of Canada's Trudeau wearing blackface makeup

Sep 20, 2019 - 12:02 AM

The footage of Justin Trudeau 'in the early 1990s' depicts the Liberal leader in ripped jeans and a T-shirt, his arms up and dark makeup on his face

CONTROVERSY. New images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing blackface makeup emerged on Canadian television Thursday, September 19. File photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup

Sep 19, 2019 - 10:08 AM

The black-and-white photograph published by Time Magazine shows Trudeau, then 29, wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck and hands darkened at a gala party in 2001

BROWNFACE. In this file photo taken on August 26, 2019 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses media at a press conference in Biarritz, south-west France, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit. Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

Justin Trudeau opens bruising Canada election campaign

Sep 12, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Polls shows Trudeau, once the youthful golden boy of Canadian politics, in a horse race with Conservative Andrew Scheer

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Canada's Justin Trudeau to run again in 2019

Aug 20, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Trudeau's running is seen as designed to give the Liberals a lift at a time when polls show their Conservative Party opponents are hard on their heels

RUNNING. File photo of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. File photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Canada PM to resign as Tory leader after election loss

Oct 20, 2015 - 8:40 PM

Harper led three successive governments since 2006 before he was defeated in a come from behind Liberal landslide on Monday

In this file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses media alongside Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (not pictured) during a joint press conference in Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canda on June 9, 2014. Cole Burston/AFP

Canada's Liberals storm to landslide election win

Oct 20, 2015 - 3:00 PM

UPDATED For many Canadians the vote is a referendum on Harper s management style and on who is better placed to put a struggling economy back on track

VICTORIOUS. Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau speaks in Montreal on October 20, 2015 after winning the general elections. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Justin Trudeau out of father's shadow – and into his shoes

Oct 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM

At 43 Justin Trudeau is actually only 3 years younger than outgoing Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper was when he was first elected in 2006

JUSTIN TRUDEAU. Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau walks with his sons Xavier (R) and Hadrien after casting his ballot in Montreal on October 19, 2015. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Left takes a strong lead in Canada elections – poll

Aug 27, 2015 - 10:40 PM

Thomas Mulcair s New Democrats have the support of 40 of Canadians surveyed enough to win a majority government

Canada set for election amid concern over economy and security

Aug 03, 2015 - 8:57 AM

The election campaign kicks off amid a sluggish economy

In this May 3, 2011 file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the media at a press conference in Calgary, Alberta. Geoff Robins/AFP