Liberal Party (Canada)

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The Liberal Party of Canada is one of the older political parties of that nation. Liberal Prime Ministers include Canada’s legacy has been forged under Liberal leadership. The first Liberal government took power in 1873, under Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie. Its current leader, elected Prime Minister in 2015, is Justin Trudeau.

Other Prime Ministers included Wilfred Laurier and the longest-serving PM, Mackenzie King. Lester Pearson received the Nobel Peace Prize for establishing the United Nations peace operations division and established the Canadian healthcare system. Pierre Trudeau, Jean Chretien, and Paul Martin also led the country.