Canada election: Justin Trudeau faces battle to get re-elected


Justin Trudeau says Canadians get to vote for the kind of Canada they want to live in next month - by giving his party another term, or taking a step back with the Conservatives.

Tall and trim, Trudeau channeled the star power of his father in 2015 when he defeated Conservative leader Stephen Harper, who ruled for nine years and was the most right-leaning prime minister in the country's history.

Singh says Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will say one thing on the campaign trail, but then do something else behind closed doors once in office. But the son of late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau could now be in trouble. His Liberal government has also strongly advocated free trade.

Reporters also asked Trudeau and Scheer about Bill C-21 in Quebec, which bans religious headwear the public-service sector.

"The Conservative team led by Andrew Scheer includes a record number of women candidates with 105, well ahead of the previous high of 68 in 2011". He said Trudeau has lost the moral authority to govern, and that the Prime Minister will continue to lie about SNC-Lavalin.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau address a crowd at a Liberal fundraiser in Brampton, Ont., on Thursday, September 5, 2019. They've said he'll proceed with cuts to spending similar to those made by Progressive Conservative Premier Doug Ford in Ontario.

Several other MPs were also sitting as Independents, including Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott, who were kicked out of caucus by Trudeau for raising concerns about the SNC-Lavalin scandal.

"We've done a lot together these past four years but the truth is we're just getting started", Trudeau said. He ended up leading Canada for nearly 16 years, becoming a storied name in Canadian history who was responsible for the country's version of the bill of rights.

When Trudeau emerged from Rideau Hall with Sophie, they walked around a group of Liberal supporters assembled behind a podium, where he dropped Sophie off to mingle with who he later described as "everyday Canadians".

Since then, he has legalised cannabis nationwide, put a price on carbon and bought a proposed pipeline expansion project that would get Canada's oil to worldwide markets. Liberal ministers have been making government funding announcements all summer long, while rarely missing an opportunity to swipe at the Conservatives for their links to some of the more polarizing figures on the political right. In that scenario, either Trudeau or Scheer would have to rely on at least one opposition party to pass legislation.