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    BREAKING | Liberals win minority government in 2021 federal election

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has held on to power at a pivotal time in the pandemic, clinching another minority government in the 2021 federal election. CTV News' Decision Desk declared the Liberal minority win after polls closed across the country.

    Liberal leader Justin Trudeau waves as he leaves a poling station after casting his ballot in the 44th general federal election in his riding of Papineau, Montreal on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

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People arrive to cast their ballot on federal election day in Montreal, Monday, September 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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