Justin Trudeau has announced, on Twitter, that he and his wife Sophie Grégoire are expecting.
Trudeau, 41 and Gregoire, 38 were married in 2005. They have two other childeren: Xavier James Trudeau is 5 years old and Ella-Grace Margaret Trudeau is 4.
There was no indication of when the baby is due.
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Perhaps this helps to explain why the Trudeau family moved to Ottawa, from Montreal, earlier this month.
As explained by the Globe and Mail, the Trudeau's are now renting a six-bedroom Georgian-style house within walking distance from 24 Sussex.
Mylène Dupéré, who is Mr. Trudeau’s communications director, said that “unlike the other two party leaders,” the Liberal Leader does not have a publicly paid residence, but wants to be near his children, Xavier and Ella-Grace.
“Being a father of two young children, he wants to move his family to Ottawa so he can see them more often,” Ms. Dupéré said.
Now he can be close to his two children and pregnant wife.
Twitter reaction to Trudeau's announcement:
Congrats to @JustinTrudeau and Sophie. Population growth is one way to grow the economy.
— Mike Moffatt (@MikePMoffatt) August 20, 2013
@JustinTrudeau Well that's one way to increase the population of the liberal party. Congratulations.
— HeatherF (@HeatherF_125) August 20, 2013
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