Justin Trudeau wins a Liberal Majority and Becomes Canada’s New Prime Minister to Carry on a Trudeau Dynasty

Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a surge to a stunning majority election victory on Monday, toppling Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives with a promise of change and returning a touch of glamor, youth and charisma to Ottawa.

Justin Trudeau is embraced by his wife Sophie Gregoire as he watches results at his election night headquarters in Montreal, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Justin Trudeau is embraced by his wife Sophie Gregoire as he watches results at his election night headquarters in Montreal, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie


Truceau in his victory speech “My friends, we beat fear with hope. We beat cynicism with hard work. We beat negative, divisive politics with a positive vision that brings Canadians together,” Trudeau, 43, told a crowd of cheering supporters in Montreal.”This is what positive politics can do.”
Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau shares a moment with his wife Sophie Gregoire as he gives his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2015.      REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau shares a moment with his wife Sophie Gregoire as he gives his victory speech after Canada’s federal election in Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

TRUDEAUMANIA AGAIN?
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Born to a sitting prime minister who came to power in 1968 on a wave of popular support dubbed “Trudeaumania,” Trudeau will become the second-youngest prime minister in Canadian history and brings an appeal more common in movie stars than statesmen.

Justin Trudeau is embraced by his mother Margaret Trudeau as he arrives to give his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, October 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Justin Trudeau is embraced by his mother Margaret Trudeau as he arrives to give his victory speech after Canada’s federal election in Montreal, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young


The former teacher took charge of the party just two years ago and guided it out of the political wilderness with a pledge of economic stimulus and stirring appeals for a return to social liberalism.
Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau displays his skill as a trampoline artist as he attends a Liberal Party picnic Sept. 8, 1974. (CP PHOTO/hgr)

Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau displays his skill as a trampoline artist as he attends a Liberal Party picnic Sept. 8, 1974. (CP PHOTO/hgr)


Pierre once jumped from a trampoline into the crowd. With boyish good looks, Justin thrusts himself into throngs and puts his hand to his heart when listening to someone.
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Selfie requests are so common he happily takes the camera and snaps the photo himself, often cheek to cheek. He is the married father of three young children.
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Criticized for being more style than substance, Trudeau has used attacks on his good looks and privileged upbringing to win over voters, who recalled his father’s rock-star presence and an era when Canada had some sizzle on the world stage.
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father, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, carrying Justin as a two-year-old. The picture won the 1973 National Newspaper Award for Feature Photography.
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Pierre Trudeau, who died in 2000, was in power for 15 years – with a brief interruption – and remains one of the few Canadian leaders to be known abroad.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is accompanied by his mother Margaret Trudeau (L) and his wife Sophie Gregoire, daughter Ella Grace and sons Hadrien (foreground) and Xavier (R) as he watches results at his election night headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is accompanied by his mother Margaret Trudeau (L) and his wife Sophie Gregoire, daughter Ella Grace and sons Hadrien (foreground) and Xavier (R) and Mother Margaret as he watches results at his election night headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2015.
Single when he took power, the elder Trudeau dated movie stars and models before marrying. He had three boys while prime minister, the eldest of whom now succeeds him in the nation’s top office.

Trudeau has also promised to raise taxes on high-income Canadians and reduce them for the middle class.

Political pundits have already began to speculate on the makeup of a Trudeau government while pondering what caused the downfall of Harper, 56,
Stephen Harper waves as he walks off the stage after giving his concession speech following Canada's federal election in Calgary, Alberta, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch Stephen Harper waves as he walks off the stage after giving his concession speech following Canada’s federal election in Calgary, Alberta, October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch


who has been criticized for his aloof personality that never smiled
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Liberal Leadership candidate, Justin Trudeau speaks to the media after he addressed the Roundtable on Capacity Building-Becoming Masters of our Homeland organized the by Grand Council of Crees in Ottawa, Saturday March 16, 2013.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Fred Chartrand
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