Yesterday, Canadians went to the polls and elected a majority Liberal government with none other than Justin Trudeau at the helm.
After securing the victory, Justin gave a powerful speech to his fellow citizens and since you may not have a spare 25 minutes to listen to it all, here are 16 amazing quotes from Prime Minister Trudeau's acceptance speech:
1. "It's time for a change in this country my friends, a REAL change."
2. "Sunny ways my friends, sunny ways."
3. "You can appeal to the better angels of our nature and you can win while doing it."
4. "A positive, optimistic, hopeful vision of public life isn't a naive dream, it can be a powerful force for change."
5. "Conservatives are not our enemies they are our neighbors."
6. "YOU are the inspiration for our efforts and YOU are the reason why we worked so hard to be here tonight and YOU will be at the heart of this new government."
7. "My message for you tonight is simple: have faith in yourselves and have faith in your country."
8. "We can make anything happen if we put our minds to it."
9. "I didn't make history tonight, you did."
10. "Canada is a country strong not in spite of our differences but because of them."
11. "If Canadians are to trust their government, their government needs to trust Canadians."
12. "Ce soir le Quebec a fait un véritable retour au gouvernment du Canada"
13. "Canadians have spoken, you want a government with a vision and an agenda for this country that is positive and ambitious and hopeful. Well my friends, I promise you tonight, I will lead that government."
14. "We know in our bones that Canada was built by people from all corners of the world who worship every faith, who belong to every culture, who speak every language. We believe in our hearts that this country's unique diversity is a blessing."
15. "We defeated the idea that Canadians should be satisfied with less, that good enough is good enough and that better just isn't possible."
16. "This is Canada and better is always possible."