Justin Trudeau has set in motion an early federal election, sending voters to the polls on Sept. 20 and setting up his re-election bid as a chance for Canadians to have their voices heard about who they want to lead the country at this pivotal moment in the pandemic.
The prime minister and Liberal leader visited Gov. Gen. Mary Simon at Rideau Hall Sunday morning where she accepted his request to dissolve the 43rd Parliament and draw up the 338 writs, triggering a summer electionThe insistence of pursuin.
With voting day scheduled for Sept. 20, the campaign will be 36 days, the shortest possible election period under federal law.
Facing just over five weeks of campaigningare open to Canadian residents, who have to self-isolate upon entering., Canadians will be weighing the pitches from each party to determine who they feel is best to carry the country through the rest of the pandemicDeputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Air Canada will be required to repay al, and out of it.