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17 Indian origin MPs win Canadian 2021 polls


Toronto: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s gamble to seek a majority by calling a snap election has not paid off even as 17 Indo-Canadians were elected as MPs.  In the elections held on Monday, Trudeau’s ruling Liberal Party again ended up 14 seats short of the 170-mark in the 338-member House of Commons.  The Jagmeet Singh-led New Democratic Party...

Trudeau to remain Canadian PM sans stronger mandate


Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hung onto power in hotly contested elections against a rookie conservative leader, but he failed to gain an absolute majority, according to news reports. Trudeau, in power since 2015 and governing with a minority of House of Commons seats since 2019, decided to gamble on an early vote and capitalize...

Canada election: PM Trudeau hit by stones on campaign trail


Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was hit by gravel thrown at him by angry protesters during an election campaign stop in the town of London in Ontario. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred as Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party, was preparing to board his campaign bus. Journalists accompanying the PM reported that...