W5 Presents: God Save Justin Trudeau, CTV
Before his historic political ascent to becoming Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau prepared for another epic battle â€“ a 2012 charity boxing match that pitted him against then-Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau. Premiering Saturday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV GO, and on-demand on CTV NEWS GO, W5 presents â€œGOD SAVE JUSTIN TRUDEAUâ€, a behind-the-scenes documentary chronicling an unguarded and determined Trudeau as he readies for the ring in a quest to raise funds for Canadian cancer foundation, Fight for the Cure. The film delivers a rare glimpse into the landscape of federal politics in Canada through a rather unique and unfiltered lens.
With screenings of the feature-length documentary in Quebec theatres in November 2014, followed by a broadcast premiere in Quebec, â€œGOD SAVE JUSTIN TRUDEAUâ€ sparked debate across the province as to modern mediaâ€™s influence on politics. The film also generated speculation over whether this candid view of Trudeau might help or harm his political fortunes with a federal election looming in 2015. Produced by MontrÃ©alâ€™s Productions de la Ruelle, and the award-winning filmmaking duo Guylaine Maroist and Ã‰ric Ruel, W5 delivers an abbreviated, made-for-television cut and English Canada premiere of the documentary in this special broadcast presentation.
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Pierre Trudeau was one of the most hated politicians on the Prairies and people here will not vote for any relation of his no matter what. I often listen to a call-in radio show on CJME, Regina`s talk-radio station and one day the topic of the day was Justin Trudeau–not the nicest stuff was said. I`m not meaning this to turn into a political debate, I`m just stating fact.
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