Who is the President of Canada?


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Canada does not have a president. The head of government in Canada is the Prime Minister, and, as of 2016, that position is held by Justin Trudeau. The federal government sits in the country's national capital, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Who is the President of Canada?
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Justin Pierre James Trudeau is a Canadian politician who, as of 2016, is the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, and the leader of the Liberal Party.

Canadian administration is structured into three levels of government: federal, provincial and municipal. The federal government has the biggest scope and deals with issues that impact all Canadians. Provincial governments in the capital cities of each province exercise authority over matters pertinent to the residents of the individual provinces. Municipal governments headed by mayors deal with local issues at the city level.

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