The leader won elections in Canada, the Liberal party Justin Trudeau, who wishes to take the post of Prime Minister, promised a "constructive manner" to promote the desire of the country on international arena, as well as among them in relations with Russia.
"Schedule of visits will be prepared in a few days and weeks. I'm going to the conference (UN climate in December) in Paris. Other (international event) I, of course, also intended to visit. I expect meetings with a wide range of different (global) leaders and advance the interests of Canada in a constructive manner, " said Trudeau during the first press conference after the election, answering the question of correspondent about possible contacts, as well as among them, and with the Russian side.
Several canadian politicians had previously expressed the view that the defeat of the conservative party of Canada on the parliamentary elections will positively affect the relations with Russia. Relations with Moscow were one of the points of contention in the parliamentary elections in Canada. The conservative party known for its tough stance towards Russia due to the fall in Ukraine, but most of the party, such as the New democratic Party, Liberal Party, Quebec's bloc, the Party "green" and "the Power of democracy," advocated for a restart in relations with Russia.
in the election campaign, Trudeau expressed become traditional for Western politicians point of view on the situation, for example, in Ukraine, and similarly in the Arctic.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the US said the penalties against entire sectors of the Russian economy, Canada has also joined the Western sanctions. In response Russia in the last month of the summer of 2014 limited the import of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment. Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.