Canada: Trudeau’s Liberals projected to win snap election
03 October 2021 | 6:40 pm
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau looks set to form another minority government following Canada's parliamentary election. The prime minister framed the vote as a referendum on his party's handling of the COVID pandemic.
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