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5 Times Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Was a Feminist Hero

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Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau speaks at a press conference in Ottawa on October 20, 2015 after winning the general elections.Photograph by Nicholas Kamm—AFP/Getty Images

On Thursday, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to the White House in the first official state visit from a Canadian PM in nearly two decades. After a day of meetings, Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, will attend a State Dinner hosted by President Obama and the First Lady.

While this may be Trudeau’s first time at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as PM, he’s already caught the attention of plenty of Americans since being elected last October—primarily because of his attitude towards women.

Here are five times the Prime Minister made headlines in the U.S. for being a feminist hero:

 

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