CANADIANS will go to the polls on October 21.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called a federal election for October 21 as opinion polls indicate a tough race for him. He is seeking a second term in office.
The campaign is expected to focus on issues of affordability, the economy and climate issues, the BBC is reporting.
The prime minister visited the Governor General, the Queen’s representative in Canada, on Wednesday morning to formally launch the campaign.
In praising his accomplishments on the economy and the environment, Trudeau said, “Canadians once again get to vote for the country they want to live in”.