Historically Canada’s main right-of-centre political party, the Conservative party, has been pretty electorally woeful. The left-wing Liberal party was in power for 70 years of the 20th century and Justin Trudeau has been the Liberal Prime Minister now for the past eight years. (And yep, in Canada the Liberals have always been an overtly left-of-centre party; an alignment many of our Australian Liberal MPs, especially at the state level, are clearly aiming to ape.)
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