Economy, security woes dent popularity of Canada's Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau -- a former schoolteacher and the son of a popular prime minister -- has touted a multilateral foreign policy, and a more transparent governing style than his predecessorOne hundred days after Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government was sworn in, the still-popular Canadian prime minister faces mounting criticism, against the backdrop of a floundering economy and terror fears. The 44-year-old Trudeau — a former schoolteacher and the son of a popular prime minister — immediately saw his international profile rise upon taking office on November 4, and he still enjoys strong support at home. “Canada is back!” the youthful-looking prime minister with a broad smile, a twinkle in his eye and a thick mop of curls told world leaders at summits, looking to recast the image of the world’s fifth-largest oil producer from climate laggard to environmental champion.

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