Prime Minister of Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has won the third term to serve as the PM of the country after his party won the 2021 parliamentary elections.
- However, the Liberal Party of the 49-year-old Trudeau failed to gain an absolute majority.
- Trudeau, in power since 2015 and governing with a minority of House of Commons seats since 2019.
- The Liberal victory is a historic milestone for Trudeau, marking only the eighth time a Canadian leader has won three successive elections.
- Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, whose party placed second, conceded defeat as results trickled in late into the night.
- Canada is a country in North America.
- The word Canada is derived from the Huron-Iroquois kanata, meaning a village or settlement.
- It is the second largest country in the world in area (after Russia), occupying roughly the northern two-fifths of the continent of North America.
- Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border.
- Canada’s capital is Ottawa.
- The currency used here is Canadian dollar.