46 Facts About Justin Trudeau

1. Justin Trudeau is definitely one of the most famous PMs in the world.

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2. Justin Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal.

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3. Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau speaks with US President Donald Trump during the G7 official welcome at Le Manoir Richelieu on day one of the G7 meeting on June 8, 2018 in Quebec City, Canada.

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4. Justin Trudeau says Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia Bibi.

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5. In 2011, Justin Trudeau stated, "My own personal faith is an extremely important part of who I am and the values that I try to lead with.

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6. Justin Trudeau described his faith during this period as "like so many Catholics across this country, I said, 'OK, I'm Catholic, I'm of faith, but I'm just not really going to go to church.

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7. Justin Trudeau has a large Earth inside a Haida raven tattoo on his left arm.

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8. In June 2013, two months after Justin Trudeau became the leader of the Liberal Party, the couple sold their home in the Cote-des-Neiges neighbourhood of Montreal.

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9. In October 2018, Justin Trudeau condemned the killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul and promised "consequences".

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10. Justin Trudeau supported the Harper-negotiated arms deal with Saudi Arabia, believed to be the largest arms sale in Canadian history.

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11. On June 14, 2016, Justin Trudeau refused to recognize ISIS's atrocities as genocide, instead waiting for an official position from the UN Security Council.

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12. On October 22, 2015, Justin Trudeau stated that, once prime minister, he would end Canada's airstrike mission against ISIL.

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13. Justin Trudeau said that Canadians should know what effects TPP would have on different industries, adding that he would hold an open and serious discussion with Canadians.

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14. Justin Trudeau thinks that Canada needs to study the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before Canada makes a final decision on ratification.

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15. Justin Trudeau indicated that the new government would implement all of the recommendations made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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16. Justin Trudeau has long advocated changes that would make the Senate of Canada a less partisan house.

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17. Justin Trudeau identifies as a feminist, having stated, "I am a feminist.

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18. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the next day that recreational use of cannabis would no longer violate criminal law as of October 17, 2018.

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19. In February 2018, Justin Trudeau was criticized when his administration invited Khalistani nationalist Jaspal Atwal to the Canadian High Commission's dinner party in Delhi.

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20. Justin Trudeau launched an internet video the week before the 2014 Liberal party convention titled "An economy that benefits us all" in which he narrates his economic platform.

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21. In 2013, Justin Trudeau chose to give up his seat at the funeral of Nelson Mandela, in deference to Irwin Cotler as representative of the Liberal Party of Canada, because of Cotler's work for and with Nelson Mandela in fighting apartheid.

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22. Justin Trudeau had lost only five ridings, all to Murray and all in BC.

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23. Justin Trudeau clashed in debates with challenger Joyce Murray, who was the only Liberal leadership candidate to speak out strongly in favour of electing the House of Commons with a system of proportional representation.

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24. On October 2, 2012, Justin Trudeau held a rally in Montreal to launch his bid for the leadership of the Liberal Party.

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25. In July 2012, Justin Trudeau stated that he would reconsider his earlier decision to not seek the leadership and would announce his final decision at the end of the summer.

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26. Justin Trudeau was re-elected in Papineau in the 2011 federal election, as the Liberal Party fell to third-party standing in the House of Commons with only thirty-four seats.

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27. Justin Trudeau was the first member of the 40th Parliament of Canada to introduce a private member's motion, in which he called for a "national voluntary service policy for young people".

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28. Justin Trudeau faced off against Mary Deros, a Montreal city councillor and Basilio Giordano, the publisher of a local Italian-language newspaper for the Liberal nomination.

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29. Justin Trudeau announced his support for leadership candidate Gerard Kennedy shortly before the 2006 convention and introduced Kennedy during the candidates' final speeches.

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30. In October 2006, Justin Trudeau criticized Quebec nationalism by describing political nationalism generally as an "old idea from the 19th century", "based on a smallness of thought" and not relevant to modern Quebec.

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31. Justin Trudeau supported the Liberal Party from a young age, offering his support to party leader John Turner in the 1988 federal election.

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32. On September 17, 2006, Justin Trudeau was the master of ceremonies at a Toronto rally organized by Romeo Dallaire that called for Canadian participation in resolving the Darfur crisis.

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33. In 2005, Justin Trudeau fought against a proposed $100-million zinc mine that he argued would poison the Nahanni River, a United Nations World Heritage Site located in the Northwest Territories.

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34. Justin Trudeau chaired the Katimavik youth program, a project started by longtime family friend Jacques Hebert, from 2002 to 2006.

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35. In 2002, Justin Trudeau criticized the Government of British Columbia's decision to stop its funding for a public avalanche warning system.

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36. Justin Trudeau is one of several children of former prime ministers who have become Canadian media personalities.

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37. In 2007, Justin Trudeau starred in the two-part CBC Television miniseries The Great War, which gave an account of Canada's participation in the First World War.

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38. In August 2000, Justin Trudeau attended the Kokanee Summit in Creston, British Columbia to raise funds in honor of his brother Michel Trudeau and avalanche victims.

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39. In his first year at McGill, Justin Trudeau became acquainted with his future Principal Secretary Gerald Butts, through their mutual friend, Jonathan Ablett.

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40. Justin Trudeau has a bachelor of arts degree in literature from McGill University and a bachelor of education degree from the University of British Columbia.

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41. In the end, Justin Trudeau was enrolled in 1976 in the French immersion program at Rockcliffe Park Public School, the same school his mother had attended for 2 years when her family relocated to Rockcliffe Park while her father served as a federal Cabinet minister.

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42. Justin Trudeau lived at 24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, the official residence of Canada's prime minister, from his birth until his father's government was defeated in the federal election on May 22, 1979.

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43. Justin Trudeau was christened with his father's niece Anne Rouleau-Danis as godmother and his mother's brother-in-law Thomas Walker as godfather at Ottawa's Notre Dame Basilica on the afternoon of January 16, 1972, which marked his first public appearance.

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44. Justin Trudeau won the leadership of the Liberal Party in April 2013 and went on to lead his party to victory in the 2015 federal election, moving the third-placed Liberals from 36 seats to 184 seats, the largest-ever numerical increase by a party in a Canadian general election.

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45. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced federal funding to build a hub for nuclear medicine at TRIUMF, Canada's national particle accelerator.

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46. Justin Trudeau announces funding to build nuclear medicine hub in Vancouver.

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