Canadians have spoken with their ballots, and Justin Trudeau has been returned as Prime Minister to lead a minority government. What does Canada’s election result mean for climate change, for the future of the Arctic, for LGTBQ rights, ethics, and for Canada’s role in the world? Doug Becker speaks with Steven Lamy, Marc O’Reilly, and Lisa Burke.

Steven Lamy is a Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California. He is an expert in international relations theory.

Marc O’Reilly is a Professor of Political Science at Heidelberg University. He is an expert in global politics and is the author of Unexceptional: America’s Empire in the Persian Gulf, 1941-2007.

Lisa Burke is a doctoral candidate at the University of Denver.

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