Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts with the label America's News

America's News | Canada Elections: Canada's newly elected minority government won't crumble any time soon, analysts say

Sam Meredith 4-5 minut Liberal Leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers his victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Cole Burston | Getty Images News | Getty Images Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has won a second term in office after a bruising and scandal-hit campaign that was light on policy and heavy on personality. Trudeau’s Liberal Party was set to fall short of a majority in the 338-seat House of Commons, according to the latest result projections of Monday’s election. The Liberals were expected to win 157 seats, 13 short of the 170 needed for a majority government. It means Trudeau will be forced to depend on other parties to govern. The opposition Conservatives, led by Andrew Scheer, appeared to be slightly ahead in the popular vote, but the party has not translated this success into parliamentary seats. They are expected to take 121 seats, according to Elec