In the hope of recovering the majority he lost two-years ago, the Canadian Prime Minister called for an early election. However, he would eventually need to create a new minority government.
Justin Trudeau appears to be losing the bet. The Liberals may be on their way to winning Canadian legislative elections. However, this is only half victory for Justin Trudeau, who lost a majority in his campaign of abuse.
The preliminary results of the Canadian media show that Monday night September 20th, the Liberal Party would win around 155 seats. This is below the threshold of 170 which allows for a majority.
To get out of the situation, he called mid-August early elections to try to regain his majority from two years prior.
Justin Trudeau thanked Canadiens after he was confronted with the first results.“To have voted, and to have trusted Liberal team, is to have chosen a better tomorrow.” “We are going to put an end to the Covid. We are building a better Canada for Canadians. We will keep moving forward together.He wrote.
After a rather favorable start and encouraging polls, Justin Trudeau had a particularly complicated campaign, the erosion of power was felt and the “Trudeaumanie” of 2015 seemed far away …
On the ground, he had the to deal with protestors who were angry about the sanitary measures. One protestor even threw gravel at him.
The outcome of the ballot was uncertain up until the final hour. Just a few hours before the vote, the voting intentions showed that the major parties were still neck-and-neck, with around 31% of all voting intentions.
“In the end we can truly say that this campaign is for nothing.”AFP spoke with Felix Mathieu from the University of Winnipeg. He noted that there are many provinces in Canada. “The graduates were systematically elected again”.
The House of Commons was elected by the approximately 27 million Canadians. The winner must form a minority government if neither of the major parties, which have alternated in power since 1867, is able to win a majority of seats at Parliament.
He will need to work with smaller parties in Ottawa to govern such as Jagmeet Singh’s New Democratic Party (NDP) of Jagmeet Singh, which has seen its popularity rise on Tik Tok. As seen in the video below – or the Bloc Québécois, an independentist party.