Trudeau's Liberal juggernaut sets new course for Canada

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau arrives to give a press conference in Ottawa on October 20, 2015, after winning the general electionsLiberal leader Justin Trudeau reached out to Canada’s traditional allies Tuesday after winning a landslide election mandate to change tack on global warming and return to the multilateralism sometimes shunned by his predecessor. Monday’s decisive win ended nearly a decade of Stephen Harper’s Tory rule, prompting the 43-year-old Trudeau to rebuild ties that soured over the issue of climate change with a “constructive” new style of government. “I want to say to this country’s friends all around the world: Many of you have worried that Canada has lost its compassionate and constructive voice in the world over the past 10 years,” the prime minister-elect told cheering supporters at a rally in Ottawa.

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