Four years ago, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal party swept into power with a clear agenda for issues like climate change and social equality.
Four years later, Trudeau managed to keep his own job, but will now be leading a minority government as Conservatives narrowly managed to win the popular vote.
But the election results appear to show more than just left and right.
Throughout Canada, political regionalism has been intensifying. In Quebec, an anti-immigrant party calling for independence surged at the polls and, after Monday’s election, calls from the Western prairies for a Canadian style #WEXIT has dominated social media.
Do these latest trends highlight an increasingly diverse nation – or growing fractures that threaten to divide Canada.
With us to discuss what the latest election reveals about a changing Canadian society, is Eric Miller. He’s a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center Canada Institute – and is President of the Rideau Potomac Strategy Group.