Trudeau announced participation in the parliamentary elections of 2019
OTTAWA, August 20. /TASS/. The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has announced that it will participate in the parliamentary elections of 2019 as the leader of the ruling Liberal party of the country. The corresponding statement he made on Sunday in Montreal at the party Congress.
“Today I present my candidacy [and will participate in the parliamentary elections of 2019]. 2019 will come soon,” he said during his speech, which was broadcast on his page in social network Facebook. “Let’s make Canada a better country for all Canadians,” he urged his supporters, Trudeau.
43rd parliamentary elections in Canada will take place on 21 October 2019. The main struggle for the 338 seats in the lower house of Parliament — the House of Commons — traditionally will be between the three major parties: Liberal, Conservative and New Democratic.
On 2015 elections, the liberals polled 39.5% of the votes, the conservatives — 31.9% and the new Democrats with 19.7%. The leader of the winning party becomes the Prime Minister of Canada.