Canada’s Trudeau vows cooperation with opponents after bid for majority fails

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Reuters

By Steve Scherer and David Ljunggren MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday acknowledged he will need to work with other parties after he fell short of winning a majority in parliamentary elections, leaving him once more dependent on opposition legislators to govern. Trudeau, 49, was re-elected to a third term on Monday after calling a vote two years early, hoping for approval of his free-spending response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 2019 he had been working with a minority, forced to make deals with other parties to push through legislation. But provisional…

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