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Canada’s Justin Trudeau Wins Second Term but Loses Majority

WorldNews Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Canada’s Justin Trudeau Wins Second Term but Loses MajorityTORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon. Trudeau’s Liberal party took the most seats in Parliament, giving it the best chance to form a government. However, falling short of a majority meant the Liberals would have to rely on an opposition party to pass legislation. “It’s not quite the same as 2015. It’s not all owing to the leader,” said Robert Bothwell, a professor of Canadian history and international relations at the University of Toronto. “Trudeau is prime minister because...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lost his ruling Liberal parliamentary majority. Trudeau said he would reach out to his opponents after the defeat. According to Reuters, the prime minister ruled out any kind of coalition government. Trudeau said: “I am going to take the time necessary to...

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