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Canada election: Justin Trudeau’s victory lays bare deep geographic divides – The Washington Post

TORONTO — For Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, winning a plurality of the seats in Parliament after a bruising federal election campaign was hard. Maneuvering a minority government in a deeply divided country will probably be harder. The six-week campaign and the election Monday laid bare cleavages between left and right, between rural and …

Voters are cooling towards Justin Trudeau – Trudeau’s woes

A new budget will not distract Canadians from a scandal When justin trudeau formed his first cabinet after winning an election in 2015, it was a triumphant affair. The prime-minister-elect marched to Rideau Hall, home to the Queen’s representative in Canada, like a conquering hero, surrounded by beaming ministers. On March …

What you need to know about Canada’s SNC-Lavalin case roiling Justin Trudeau’s government – The Washington Post

The most serious political scandal to hit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government veered into new and potentially damaging territory on Tuesday when the country’s former attorney general and justice minister resigned. Jody Wilson-Raybould, who was Canada’s first indigenous attorney general, said in a letter that she was resigning “with a …