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Canada PM Trudeau visits Governor General to request election

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday visited Governor General Mary Simon to ask her to dissolve Parliament and trigger a federal election next month, two years ahead of schedule. Trudeau waved as he walked up with his family to the front entrance of Rideau Hall, the mansion in Ottawa that serves as Simon’s residence. Simon is the representative of Queen Elizabeth, Canada’s head of state. Trudeau is due to address reporters after the meeting. Reuters reported…

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