Trudeau Unveils Pricey Social Agenda Amid Worsening Outlook

  • Liberal pledges for next year tally more than C$7 billion
  • Tepid economy may temper government's activist plans

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent his first month in power touring the world and laying out pledges abroad. Now begins his work at home, where he must deliver on the sweeping social-policy agenda he sold to voters.

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