Liberals unseat Conservatives in Canada election

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau arrives on stage in Montreal on October 20, 2015 after winning the general electionCanada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, son of a popular former prime minister, won the general election in a landslide that ended nine years of Stephen Harper’s Tory rule. Trudeau campaigned on a pledge to raise taxes on the richest Canadians and lower them for the middle class. The 43-year-old Trudeau — who ran a combative campaign and offered up what he called a “new vision” for the nation — would form a majority government with more than 180 of the 338 seats in the House of Commons, according to Elections Canada.

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