Meet Justin – Short Biography

Meet Justin Trudeau

Since becoming Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada in April 2013, Justin Trudeau has made engaging with Canadians his top priority.

He’s attended more than 1200 events in more than 170 cities and communities across the country.

Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party are building a plan that proposes bold policies, actions and solutions for middle class families.


Justin Trudeau is getting ready to lead by building a strong team with Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Together, they will provide new insights and new leadership on what matters most to Canadians: a strong economy, equal access to employment opportunities for Canadians of every age, a dignified retirement, responsible environmental stewardship and resource development, and increased enrollment in post-secondary education for our youth.

Find out more about Justin’s vision for Canada by taking some time to watch the videos below.


Prior to his election in 2008, Justin Trudeau worked as a math and French teacher in Vancouver, B.C., and served as the chair of Katimavik, Canada’s national youth service program. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from McGill University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia.

Justin was born on December 25, 1971, and is the eldest son of the Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Margaret Sinclair. Married to Sophie Grégoire, they are the proud parents of Xavier, Ella-Grace, and the newest addition to the family, Hadrien.