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Justin Trudeau dissolves Canada's Parliament, calls for elections

Justin Trudeau has dissolved the Canadian Parliament and called for general elections in the country. He is pitching to hold onto his liberal majority in a tight race against newcomers. The parties have been wooing voters with pre-election ads, announcements, and whistle-stop in key battlegrounds across the country. Trudeau met with Governor-general Julie Payette and said Canadians would head to the polls on 21 Oct.