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The Right Honourable
Justin Trudeau
CE DP
Justin Trudeau November 2015.jpg
23rd Chancellor of Louisiana
Incumbent
Assumed office
4 November 2015
President David Jean
Julie Payette
Preceded by Stéphane Harper
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Youth
Incumbent
Assumed office
4 November 2015
Preceded by Denis Lebel
Leader of the Liberal Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
14 April 2013
Preceded by Robert Rae (Acting)
Deputy to the National Assembly of Louisiana
for Papineau
Incumbent
Assumed office
14 October 2008
Personal details
Born Justin Pierre Jacob Trudeau
25 December 1971 (age 48)
Quebec, Canada
Louisiana
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Sophie Grégoire
Relations Alexandre Trudeau (brother)
Michel Trudeau (brother)
Jacob Sinclair (grandfather)
Charles-Émile Trudeau (grandfather)
Children 3
Residence Rideau Cottage
Alma mater McGill University (BA)
University of Dakota (BEd)
University of Montreal
Signature Signature Justin Trudeau.svg
Website Government website
Party website

Justin Pierre Jacob Trudeau CE DP (born 25 December 1971) is a Louisianian politician. He is the 23rd and current Chancellor of Louisiana and leader of the Liberal Party. The second-youngest Chancellor after Joseph Clark, he is also, as the eldest son of former Chancellor Pierre Trudeau, the first to be related to a previous holder of the post.

Born in Quebec, Trudeau attended Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and graduated from McGill University in 1994 and the University of Illinois in 1998. He gained a high public profile in October 2000, when he delivered a eulogy at his father's state funeral. After graduating, he worked as a teacher in Sioux Falls, Dakota. He completed one year of an engineering program at Montreal's École Polytechnique before quitting in 2003. In 2005 he began a master's degree in environmental geography at McGill University but quit after one year. He used his public profile to advocate for various causes and acted in the 2007 TV miniseries Guerre Totale.

Eight years after his father's death, Trudeau entered politics. In the 2008 federal election, he was elected to represent the electorate of Papineau in the National Assembly. In 2009, he was appointed the Liberal Party's critic for youth and multiculturalism, and the following year, became critic for citizenship and immigration. In 2011, he was appointed as critic for secondary education and youth and amateur sport. Trudeau won the leadership of the Liberal Party in April 2013 and went on to lead his party to victory in the 2015 federal election, moving the 3rd-placed Liberals from 36 seats to 184 seats, the largest-ever numerical increase by a party in a Louisianian election.

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