Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg

Liberal Landslide: Canada's Election in Photos

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party swept into office with a surprise majority in Canada’s election, ousting Prime Minister Stephen Harper and capping the biggest political comeback in the country’s history.

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    Justin Trudeau (left), leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, casts his ballot on election day in Montreal.

    Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg

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    A Liberal supporter carries a placard in Winnipeg during a campaign rally for Trudeau.

    Photographer: Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP Photo

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    Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, wave to supporters on election night.

    Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg

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    A man enters a polling station in Toronto.

    Photographer: Cole Burston/Toronto Star via Getty Images

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    Supporters of Trudeau celebrate as results come in. 

    Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg

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    Conservative Leader Stephen Harper concedes victory.

    Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

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    Supporters of Harper watch the polls as news agencies project a Liberal victory.

    Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

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    A Conservative party balloon rests on the ceiling during former Finance Minister Joe Oliver's election night reception in Toronto.

    Photographer: Ian Willms/Getty Images

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    Harper plans to step down as party leader.

    Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

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    A Harper supporter holds a thank-you placard on election day.

    Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

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    New Democratic Party leader Mulcair and his wife, Catherine Pinhas Mulcair, greet supporters at a rally in Montreal.

    Photographer: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

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    Trudeau will now seek to pursue his platform including higher infrastructure spending and middle class tax cuts. 

    Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg

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    Trudeau is surrounded by constituents at a Montreal subway station the morning after his party won a majority government in Canada's federal election.

    Photographer: Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP Photo