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October 20, 2015 7:52 am

Liberal Justin Trudeau Replaces Stephen Harper as Canada’s New Prime Minister

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Justin Trudeau was elected Canada's new prime minister. Photo: Twitter.

Justin Trudeau was elected Canada’s new prime minister. Photo: Twitter.

Canada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late campaign surge to a stunning election victory on Monday, toppling Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives with a promise of change and returning a touch of glamor, youth and charisma to Ottawa.

The Liberals seized a Parliamentary majority, an unprecedented turn in political fortunes that smashed the record for the number of seats gained from one election to the next. The Liberals had been a distant third place party in Parliament before this election.

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