Canada

Sunny win

Print edition : November 27, 2015

Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau poses for a selfie with a supporter at a rally in Ottawa on October 20. Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/AP

Conservative leader Stephen Harper at a news conference at Calgary, Alberta, on October 19, where he conceded defeat. Photo: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

Phil Fontaine (right), Assembly of First Nations chief, and Beverley Jacobs, head of the Native Women's Association of Canada, as they and residential school victims are given a standing ovation before Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially apologised for more than a century of abuse and cultural loss involving Indian residential schools at a ceremony in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 11, 2008. From the 19th century until the 1970s, more than 150,000 aboriginal children were required to attend state-funded Christian schools as part of a programme to assimilate them into Canadian society. Photo: AP

Canada witnesses its “Obama moment” as the Liberals, with their sunny campaign, win a clear majority in a “strategic” vote for change.
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