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Canada Canada's PM Trudeau pledges middle-class tax cut as first act of new government

21:55  23 october  2019
21:55  23 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Canada's Trudeau, in tight election fight, says only he can stand up to Trump

  Canada's Trudeau, in tight election fight, says only he can stand up to Trump Canada's Trudeau, in tight election fight, says only he can stand up to TrumpWINDSOR, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who looks set to lose his majority after an Oct. 21 election, on Monday said he needed a strong government to continue standing up to U.S. President Donald Trump.

Justin Trudeau standing in front of a crowd: Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reacts after the federal election at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec © Reuters/STEPHANE MAHE Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reacts after the federal election at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday the first order of business for his new government will be to cut taxes for the middle class, and he promised to move ahead on the expansion of a western oil pipeline.

"The very first thing we will do which will be putting forward a bill to lower taxes for the middle class," Trudeau said in his first press conference following his re-election on Monday. "We will be continuing with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion."

(Reporting by Steve Scherer and Kelsey Johnson; Editing by Chris Reese)

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