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Leadership candidate Pierre Trudeau is seen during the opening night of the Liberal convention at the Civic Centre in Ottawa, April 4, 1968.
Leadership candidate Pierre Trudeau is seen during the opening night of the Liberal convention at the Civic Centre in Ottawa, April 4, 1968.
(The Canadian Press)

From the archives: What it was like when Pierre Trudeau was elected Liberal leader

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Justin Trudeau is the new leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, the same position his father won almost exactly 45 years ago.