Trudeau's Reason for Calling Snap Election Fails
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party won the parliamentary elections held Monday, but he did not meet his goal of securing 170 seats to form a majority government.
Trudeau called the snap election in August, bringing voters to the polls just two years into his minority government—a move that angered many Canadians who saw it as unnecessary given there was no “compelling ‘ballot box’ issue to justify the undertaking,” according to CNN.
His opponent, conservative Erin O'Toole, called the move a “power grab.”
"Five weeks ago Mr Trudeau asked...