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Canada's Trudeau wins reelection but faces a divided nation

Oct. 23, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau begins his second term facing an increasingly divided Parliament and country, with his rock-star appeal from four years ago diminished by scandal and unmet expectations. Trudeau was reelected in a stronger-than-expected showing in Monday's national elections....

Canada's Trudeau wins 2nd term but loses majority

Oct. 22, 2019 7:02 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon. Trudeau's Liberal party took the most seats...

The Latest: Conservative says it's Canada's govt in waiting

Oct. 22, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on Canada's national elections (all times local): 1:50 a.m. Conservative opposition leader Andrew Scheer says his party is Canada's government in waiting despite losing the election to Justin Trudeau's Liberals. Scheer says when Trudeau first won in 2015 he looked unstoppable, but...

Canada's Conservatives offer bland option to Trudeau's flash

Oct. 20, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Even members of his own party say Canada's Conservative leader is bland. They tout it as a virtue, the antidote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's flash and star power, and they're counting on this very quality to help Andrew Scheer defeat Trudeau's Liberal Party in national elections...

Trudeau could lose power in Canada's election Monday

Oct. 18, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ian Bremmer remembers the first time he met Justin Trudeau, at the annual gathering of elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Bremmer, a prominent foreign policy expert, said Canada's party at the world economic forum is usually "the sleepiest thing you could do." It is typically held at a...

AP Explains: A look at Canada's election

Oct. 17, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a tough re-election battle against his Conservative Party rival, Andrew Scheer, in Canadian elections on Monday. Here's a guide to the election: ___ WHAT'S AT STAKE Trudeau's championing of diversity and gender equality and his refugee-friendly...

Obama endorses Trudeau in unprecedented endorsement

Oct. 16, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Barack Obama is urging Canadians to re-elect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, an apparently unprecedented endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president. Obama tweeted Wednesday that he was proud to work with Trudeau and described him as a hard-working,...

Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

Oct. 13, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned an armored vest and appeared with a heavy security detail at a major election rally on Saturday. Officials would not reveal the nature of the threat. It resulted in a 90-minute delay before Trudeau appeared before about 2,000...

Conservative says Trudeau not doing enough in China dispute

Oct. 10, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada's Conservative party accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday of being idle in the government's dispute with China. Speaking at the final campaign debate before Oct. 21 parliamentary elections, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer said Trudeau hasn't done enough....

Conservative leader calls Trudeau a fraud in Canadian debate

Oct. 7, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The leading candidate to replace Justin Trudeau as Canada's prime minister attacked him Monday during the second debate of the campaign, calling him a phony and fraud who can't even recall how often he's worn blackface. Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer immediately brought up Trudeau's...