On Wednesday, Justin Trudeau starts the campaign for next month’s Canadian general election. The aim is to hold onto his liberal majority in a tight race against newcomers on both flanks. Moreover, the parties have already been wooing voters with pre-election ads, announcements and whistle-stop in key battlegrounds across the country.
But Governor General Julie Payette’s dissolved the parliament at Trudeau behest. Moreover, it marked the official start of the race to the October 21 ballot.