© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau prepares to take part on CBC’s Face To Face with host Rosemary Barton in Toronto, Canada, September 12, 2021. Sean Kilpatrick/Pool via REUTERS
By Steve Scherer
MONTREAL (Reuters) -Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seeking to carve out a lead ahead of Monday’s election, accused his main rival on Thursday of showing weak leadership in the fight against COVID-19.
Opinion polls show Trudeau’s center-left Liberals effectively tied with the right-of-center Conservatives led by Erin O’Toole and set to fail in their bid to win a parliamentary majority.
Trudeau, 49, noted that