One of the most headline-worthy platform promises, however, is Trudeau's pledge to legalize marijuana, meaning possession and consumption would no longer be a criminal offense. Regulation is planned, but those details are yet to be released.
Trudeau has also promised to fulfil G20 commitments to phase out fossil fuel subsidies and plans to significantly curb carbon pollution. However, he's maintained support for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would carry Albertan oil to the U.S., saying he prefers pipelines to rail transport for Canada's crude.
It's a touchy subject that's divided Canada's provinces, prompting protests over pipeline construction in recent years. How Trudeau navigates the issue could set the tone for energy development in years so come.
The new Canadian parliament will commence by November 9.