Photographer: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg
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.

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

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

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

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A man enters a polling station in Toronto.

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Supporters of Trudeau celebrate as results come in. 

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Conservative Leader Stephen Harper concedes victory.

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

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

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Harper plans to step down as party leader.

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

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

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

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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.

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