Justin Pierre James Trudeau MP (born December 25, 1971) is a Canadian politician, the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and Prime Minister of Canada. Trudeau is the eldest son of Pierre Trudeau, long-serving Prime Minister, and Margaret Trudeau. He was elected as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Papineau in 2008, and re-elected in 2011. He has served as the Liberal Party’s critic for Youth and Multiculturalism, Citizenship and Immigration, and Post Secondary Education, Youth and Amateur Sport. On April 14, 2013, Trudeau was elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. On October 19, 2015 he was elected as Prime Minister of Canada.