Headline RoundupSeptember 21st, 2021

Trudeau's Liberal Party Wins in Canada but Remains a Minority Government

AllSides Summary

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party won in parliamentary elections but did not get the 170 seats needed to secure a majority.  The election was held two years before a deadline and was focused largely on the COVID-19 pandemic. Trudeau had hoped a majority would approve of his handling of the virus. Some Canadians viewed the election as unnecessary,

In his two terms as Prime Minister, Trudeau has embraced immigration, endorsed carbon taxes to fight climate change, and legalized cannabis.  He also preserved a free trade deal with the U.S. and Mexico that former U.S. President Donald Trump opposed.

Featured Coverage of this Story

More headline roundups

More News about Elections from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right