Canada Prime Minister Election

Question: Justin Trudeau has won the recently held Prime Minister election in Canada. He belongs to?
(a) Conservative Party
(b) Liberal Party
(c) Green Party
(d) New Democratic Party
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • Canada witnessed the General Elections on 21st October, 2019 in which the incumbent leader Justin Trudeau`s Liberal Party got the highest number of seat.
  • Trudeau will however form a minority government in his second term as the party alone has failed to secure majority seats.
  • Liberals secured 157 seats which is 13 short to form a majority in nation’s 338 electoral seats.
  • Conservatives won the second highest seats by winning 121 seats while The Bloc Quebecois took 32 seats.
  • The New Democratic Party (NDP) won 24 seats. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, a leftist former criminal defence lawyer, is the first non-white leader of a federal political party in Canada.
  • Canada has a quasi federal system of government and the Prime Minister is elected for the period of 4 years.

Links:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-50134640
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/22/canada-elections-justin-trudeau-wins-narrow-victory-to-form-minority-government

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