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Understanding Canada’s election

Canada just had an election, which might come as a shock to Americans who assume that all national elections last two years. Canada does it in about two months. It appears that Justin Trudeau will keep his job, but his rather early call for an election was a risky bet that nearly blew up.

We discuss how the Canadian system works; what this election means; and how the Canadian system differs from the American system. Our guests: