Canada has voted for the change. A former school teacher and member of Parliament since 2008, Justin Trudeau becomes the second youngest prime minister in Canadian history. So let’s see what we can find out about him for you!
Top 10 Reasons why Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister is Awesome!
10. Elected as 2nd Youngest Prime Minister Of Canada:
The 43-year-old Mr Trudeau, whose father was Prime Minister for more than 15 years in the 1970s and 1980s, is a sometime actor and former high school teacher, who sprang on to the public stage when he delivered the eulogy at his father’s funeral in 2000. He has been an MP since 2008 and had become Canada’s second youngest prime minister ever. Addressing his supporters at Liberal headquarters in Montreal a few nights back, Mr Trudeau said: “This is what positive politics can do… Canadians from all across this great country sent a clear message tonight. It’s time for a change in this country, my friends, a real change.”
9. Justin Trudeau’s Education:
- Trudeau has a Bachelor of Arts degree in literature from McGill University.
- Bachelor of Education degree from the University of British Columbia.
- Studied Engineering at the École Polytechnique de Montréal.
- Started a master’s degree in Environmental Geography at McGill University but suspended his program to seek public office.
8. He Actually Knows How To Box!
You may not want to get in the ring with the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau if you happen to be a political opponent. He has boxed and won in a charity match against Canadian Conservative Sen. Patrick Brazeau. Wee done Mr. Prime Minister!
7. He Gives Green Signal to Legalizing Marijuana
Now this is some news, isn’t it?! But yes, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has done several campaigns to legalize this drug. The Canadian Prime Minister thinks that the money generated from marijuana would be able to help the government save money in law enforcement.
“We had a few good friends over for a dinner party, our kids were at their grandmother’s for the night, and one of our friends lit a joint and passed it around. I had a puff.”
6. He Was a Teacher Before Jumping In Politics
That’s right, Justin Trudeau was a teacher before he decided to jump in Politics. Since he has a diverse professional background, Justin Trudeau has been constantly on the receiving end of many political taunts and jokes. He responded by stating for the record:-
“I’m proud to be a teacher,” he said. “I’m a son, but I’m also a father. And although I am a leader, I’m here to serve.”
5. Justin Trudeau Visits a Mosque, spends time with Muslims
This is good news! Someone who actually carries liberal thoughts! Justin Trudeau visited a Mosque and met the Muslims there. He was wearing the national outfit of Muslims and had Biryani with them there.
4. He can’t really dance
Haha, i guess it’s better to actually show you. So here goes: (Courtesy: Indianews247)
3. He Uses Bold Statements From Time To Time:
Politicians think it’s a slip up. but his fans think he uses Bold words deliberately. He let loose an F-bomb and also referred to the Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent as ‘A piece of s***’ once during a speech.
2. He Loves Taking Pictures With Babies:
Yes, The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau is known for taking pictures with babies. Here are a few pictures for you!
1. His eulogy brought him under national attention:
It was Justin’s eulogy at his father’s state funeral in 2001 which brought him under the spotlight, when people saw him as an adult. In his moving eulogy, he said:-
“He loved us with a passion and a devotion that encompassed his life,” Trudeau said. “He taught us to believe in ourselves, to stand up for ourselves, to know ourselves and to accept responsibility for ourselves.”
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