Place of Birth. Education. Justin Pierre James Trudeau was born in Ottawa, the eldest son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. After graduating from high school at Jean-de-Brébeuf College, he received a bachelor's degree in English literature from McGill University and a bachelor's degree in education from the University of British Columbia.
In 2002-2004 studied engineering at the Polytechnic School of Montreal. In 2005-2006 Graduated from McGill University with a degree in environmental geography.
In the early 2000s, he conducted social studies and taught French and mathematics at West Point Gray Academy and High School. Churchill in Vancouver.
In 2004 he worked at the radio station CKAC.
Political career. He became widely known after delivering a flamboyant speech at his father's funeral in 2000.
Since 2008 - member of the House of Commons from the district in Quebec, re-elected in the same district in the 2011 elections.
On April 14, 2013, he was elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, having received more than 80% of the votes of registered members and supporters of the party in intra-party elections.
Since November 2015, he has been the Prime Minister of Canada, after the party he leads won the parliamentary elections on October 19, 2015. At the same time, Trudeau headed the Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs and Youth Affairs.
Trudeau's cabinet became the first gender-balanced government in Canadian history (with 15 female and male ministers each); in addition, it is ethnically diverse. In doing so, Trudeau became the second youngest prime minister in Canadian history, after Joe Clark, who took office the day before his 40th birthday in 1979.
Social activity. After the death of brother Michel in an avalanche, the Trudeau family launched a skier safety campaign in 2000.
In 2005 fought against a planned $100 million zinc project because it threatened to pollute the South Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2006, together with Romeo Dallaire, he held a major event in Toronto calling on Canada to get involved in resolving the Darfur crisis.
In 2007, Trudeau starred in the CBC miniseries The Great War, which focused on Canadian involvement in World War I, in which he played Major Talbot Papineau, who fell at the Battle of Passchendaele.
In 2012, he won a charity boxing match with Canadian Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau.
Family. His parents divorced when he was six years old. Brothers - Alexander (born 1973), journalist and documentary filmmaker and Michel, died at the age of 23 while skiing.
Justin Trudeau married former TV presenter and fashion model Sophie Gregoire in 2005, the couple has three children: son Xavier James (born 2007), daughter Ella-Grace Margaret (born 2009), son Adrian (born 2014). R.).
December 24, 2023