Pierre Elliot Trudeau Essay

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The legal rights such as; everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure, ensures that all Canadians treated fairly (_Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms_). Trudeau implied all these rights and freedoms and more in the charter which has made Canada a better place for everyone. All these rights and freedoms allow Canadians to be themselves and live a peaceful life, without the government being involved.

Another brilliant idea by Trudeau was Multiculturalism, which also drastically changed Canada. As stated by Pierre Trudeau, “The government will support and encourage the various cultures and ethnic groups that give structure and vitality to our society. They will be encouraged to share their cultural expressions and values with other Canadians and so contribute to a richer life for us all.”(Hryniuk 49) The multicultural Policy states that under Canadian law, these equalities are the rights and privileges of any person, and ensure that they may participate as a member of the society, regardless of racial, ethnic, cultural, or religious background. Multiculturalism promotes gaining and an understanding of people from all cultures, despite language, religious beliefs, political and social views, or national origins (_What is the Multicultural Policy?)_. Well before World War II, Canada was already home to people from a wide
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