Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada
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Justin Pierre James Trudeau (Eng. Justin Pierre James Trudeau; December 25, 1971, Ottawa) is a Canadian politician, Prime Minister of Canada since November 4, 2015, and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada since April 14, 2013.

After graduating from high school at Jean de Brebeuf College, Justin earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from McGill University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia.

Justin's father Pierre Trudeau is the fifteenth Prime Minister of Canada. He held office from 1968 to 1979. Pierre is called the "father of modern Canada" for making Canada independent of Britain.

Justin Trudeau became widely known after giving a striking speech at his father's funeral in 2000.

In 2013 , Trudeau Jr. led the Liberal Party of Canada.

On October 19, 2015, 43-year-old Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister of Canada.

He is known for his liberal andhumanistic views, unconventional behavior and charming appearance.

Trudeau supports Ukraine in the issue of Russian aggression: "Our position is clear and unbreakable: we oppose the illegal and illegitimate territorial expansion that Russia is conducting in Ukraine. And we support our Ukrainian friends. Yes, we have said that we will begin contact with Russia on a number of issues, but in those contacts we will make clear at every opportunity that we are determined in our support for Ukraine and we will insist on that position." Trudeau called Russian President Vladimir Putin rueful and careless.

Trudeau favors a marked easing of immigration laws in terms of family reunification.

Adheres to peacekeeping views. He declares that the so-called "Islamic State" poses no threat to global security.

Politician is a convinced feminist and supporter of women's right to abortion.

Marital Status: Married. His wife is the former model, radio and TV presenter Sophie Gregoire. The couple has three children: Xavier James, Ella-Grace Margaret and Adrian.

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