Trudeau, the eldest son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, used his coronation to publicly call for the end of old divisions in the party. It was that infighting that led Canadians to abandon the Liberals, he said. They needed to do a better job to earn their trust back.
“I don’t care if you thought my father was great or arrogant,” Trudeau said Sunday night in front of a cheering Ottawa convention hall. “It doesn’t matter to me if you were a Chretien-Liberal, a Turner-Liberal, a Martin-Liberal or any other kind of Liberal. The era of hyphenated Liberals ends right here, right now, tonight.
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