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Canada His victory speech barely over, Trudeau hits the métro for selfies, handshakes

16:20  22 october  2019
16:20  22 october  2019 Source:   montrealgazette.com

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Continuing a practice that began four years ago when his Liberal Party formed a majority government, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned to the Jarry métro Tuesday morning to thank constituents for their support one day after Canada elected a minority Liberal government.

The morning after his re-election, Justin Trudeau was out early shaking hands and taking selfies at the Jarry Metro station in his Papineau riding. #elxn43 #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/iXgPcohDVE. His victory speech barely over , Justin Trudeau hits the métro for selfies , handshakes https

Justin Trudeau et al. standing together smiling for the camera: Justin Trudeau spent some time thanking voters the day after the Oct. 21 federal election.© Katherine Wilton Justin Trudeau spent some time thanking voters the day after the Oct. 21 federal election.

Continuing a practice begun four years ago when his Liberal Party formed a majority government, Prime minister Justin Trudeau returned to the Jarry métro Tuesday morning to thank constituents for their support.

Though he had been giving a victory speech in downtown Montreal just a few hours before — after a vote that was finally counted well after midnight — the smiling Trudeau seemed energetic as he stood by the subway station escalator to shake hands and take selfies with early morning commuters.

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Though he had been giving a victory speech in downtown Montreal just a few hours before — after a vote that was finally counted well after midnight — the smiling Trudeau seemed energetic as he stood by the subway station escalator to shake hands and take selfies with early morning commuters.

Though he had been giving a victory speech in downtown Montreal just a few hours before — after a vote that was finally counted well after midnight — the smiling Trudeau seemed energetic as he stood by the subway station escalator to shake hands and take selfies with early morning commuters.

Métro riders were delighted to see him.

“I am so happy you won,” one man said.

Dozens of commuters formed a circle around Trudeau and waited patiently to take a selfie with him.

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