Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image Credit: AFP OTTAWA, CANADA: On Monday, Canadians head to the polls in what is likely to be a closely contested vote following a six week campaign that has turned into a virtual referendum on the leadership of Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau.The 47 year old has served as Prime Minister of Canada since his election victory in 2015.
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, the Conservatives Andrew Scheer, New Democrat Jagmeet Singh, Bloc Qu b cois Leader Yves Fran ois Blanchet and the Green Party s Elizabeth May have made climate change promises on a wide range of issues, such as the carbon tax, infrastructure and energy.READ MORE: Here s what Trudeau, Scheer, May and Singh have promised so far on climate change
Voters in Canada will choose the members of the House of Commons to the 43rd Canadian Parliament in the general election on October 21.
Share this article:OTTAWA (Reuters) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 's bid to win re election next month appeared increasingly uncertain on Thursday after a campaign debate that was dominated by a powerful regional opponent.
Newscasts amp; VideosLiberal Leader Justin Trudeau takes part in the Climate Strike, in Montreal on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.
Newscasts amp; VideosDuring a Sept. 27 visit to Montreal, Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau said that profits from the Trans Mountain pipeline would go back into funding the country #039;s climate change efforts.
Trudeau had seemingly made it through the SNC Lavalin government corruption scandal, a trip to India that turned into a public relations nightmare, and a groping accusation dating back to 2000. However, a blackface bombshell broken by Time magazine has cast the Liberal PM s re election chances into some doubt.The blackface scandal has undoubtedly chipped away at Trudeau s personal brand. He s spent most of his career in politics crafting an image as a compassionate, tolerant, and nearly transcendent figure. For years, the Canadian PM has been the left s poster boy for diversity, inclusivity, and equality, exemplified by a 2018 townhall exchange where Trudeau insisted a questioner use the phrase peoplekind instead of mankind.
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