Canada’s Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau was on 19 October 2015 elected as the Prime Minister of Canada after his Liberal Party won 189 seats, a majority of Parliament’s 338 seats. The party needed 170 to gain a majority.
The Conservative Party was next with 97 seats, followed by the New Democratic Party at 28 seats and Bloc Quebecois with 9 seats.
With this, nine-year reign of Conservative Party PM Stephen Harper and his party came to a sudden end.
Justin Trudeau at 43 years of age became the second youngest Prime Minister in Canadian history.
The earlier youngest prime minister was Joe Clark, a Conservative, who took office in 1979 the day before he turned 40.
The victory of Justin Trudeau in the Parliamentary elections 2015 is regarded as a landmark of change as the nine-year reign of Conservative Party PM Stephen Harper and his party has come to an end.