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Canada's opposition New Democrats to back Liberal government, head off snap election: Radio-Canada

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s opposition New Democrats will vote to back Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government in a confidence vote later on Wednesday, preventing a snap election, Radio-Canada reported.

A Radio-Canada reporter said on Twitter the bureau had confirmed the support. There was no immediate reaction from New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh’s office.

Reporting by Steve Scherer and David Ljunggren; Editing by Chris Reese

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