Liberal Party of Canada
The Liberal Party of Canada (french: Parti Libéral du Canada) is a political party in Canada. The party is considered to be centre-left. The party was the Official Opposition after it lost the 2006 election, until the NDP became the Official Opposition in 2011. They won the election in 2015.
|Deputy Leader||Ralph Goodale|
|Preceded by||Clear Grits,|
|Headquarters||Constitution Square, Ottawa, Ontario|
|Youth wing||Young Liberals of Canada|
|Political position||Centre to centre-left|
|International affiliation||Liberal International|
|Party members in the Senate[note 1]|
|Seats in the House of Commons|
The current party leader is the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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- Richard Collin; Pamela L. Martin (2012). An Introduction to World Politics: Conflict and Consensus on a Small Planet. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 138. ISBN 978-1-4422-1803-1.
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- Spencer, Christina (29 January 2014). "Justin Trudeau kicks all 32 Liberal senators out of caucus in bid for reform". National Post. Retrieved 18 October 2015.