Three subsequent important prime ministers -- Brian Mulroney, Jean Chretien and Stephen Harper -- invested their energies cleaning up the wreckage left by Pierre Trudeau. Finally, nobody speculates any more about Canada defaulting on its debt, or splitting apart, or being isolated from all its major allies.
Liberal MP Justin Trudeau speaks with newly elected Conservative MP Ryan Leef. Leef beat Trudeau's colleague Larry Bagnell
About Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau is the 23rd prime minister of Canada. He was first elected federally in 2008 to represent the Quebec riding of Papineau. He became leader of the Liberal Party of Canada in 2013 and led the Grits to victory in the 2015 federal election. Born on Christmas Day 1971, he is the eldest son of former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.