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Justin Trudeau strikes power-sharing deal with leftwing New Democrats

Confidence and supply agreement will keep Trudeau in office until 2025 in return for action on pharmaceutical and dental programs

Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has struck a deal with a political rival that would keep in him power until 2025. In exchange for support from the New Democratic party on key votes, Trudeau’s Liberals have pledged progress on national pharmaceutical and dental care programs.

“With so much instability around us, Canadians need stability,” said the prime minister as he announced the deal with the NDP on Tuesday morning.

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