Trudeau bets on strength of his Covid response in gamble to stay in power

Canadian PM hopes his handling of the crisis can override uproar over ethics inquiries and his prorogation of parliament

He has broken ethics laws twice and is facing investigation for a third possible violation.

But Justin Trudeau is betting that his government’s handling of the coronavirus the pandemic will be enough to let him remain in power as he makes the riskiest gamble in his tenure as Canada’s prime minister.

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