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Teen's wish: PM for a day

Fifteen-year-old Aiden Anderson wants potential voters to remember his name because one day he will be prime minister.

The Ontario teen wanted to know what it's like to be the Canadian prime minister and this week he got a taste. Anderson was born with a rare heart defect and says he's had four open heart surgeries, many ambulance rides and hospital visits.

He made a wish through Make-A-Wish Canada to step into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's shoes.

Anderson spent the day attending press conferences and touring Parliament buildings. Yesterday he had an RCMP escort, took part in a special-forces exercise and toured Rideau Hall.

Anderson says he's always been fascinated by politics, especially after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump.

He says he's meeting Trudeau today and plans to talk about how Canada can help countries in Africa and the Middle East.

"I really want to know if there's anything more our government is going to do to help them because they are like us, they are good people and they deserve to live a long and happy life," he says.



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