Pierre Trudeau

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  • Nellie Mcclung's Role In Canadian History

    1910’s Nellie McClung Before Nellie McClung, born October 20th 1873 was a activist she was a suffragist, reformer, legislator, author. She received her teaching certificate at 16 years old. She had her teaching career until she was married to her husband in 1896 Robert Wesley McClung. She was an effective speaker who won the audiences with humor. She was also a part of the “famous five” in 1927 that contained Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise Crummy McKinney and Irene Parlby. The…

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  • Analysis: The Meech Lake Accord

    them. These changes include changes in split cost programs and power over immigration to their province. These deals were made behind closed doors which angered many Canadians, sparking many protests. These protests could be largely attributed to Pierre Trudeau who became the figurehead of the opposition to the Meech Lake Accord. The deals that were made between the provinces greatly interfered with their bias. Since the Meech Lake Accord would give more power to the provinces which would be a…

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  • The Impact Of French-English Relations In 20th Century Canada

    20th century Canada has been heavily influenced by French-English relations and its negative impact on Canadian identity. The Conscription Crisis of WWI, the October Crisis, and the Meech Lake Accord, have been the most influential events in 20th century Canada. Canadian identity, when defined by its progression of French-English Relations, changed negatively during the 1920s to the 1930s under the Conscription Crisis of WWI. For instance, when Prime Minister Borden introduced conscription in…

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  • Canada's Peacemaking Nation

    Britain and consequently had an individual foreign policy. Hence Canada was able to make decisions whether or not they wanted to go to war. During 1968 Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau, had plans to change the Canadian foreign policy to make the nation less dependent on US approval. Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau requested more assistance for all the poor countries in the world. He also tried to inaugurate trade and sporting links with communist states. Canada is known as the…

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  • High School Curriculum

    have boosted energy, and emotionally lifts them up from school-related stress by providing a positive outlet. For instance, Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School decided to organize “Wellness Days” as part of their School Improvement Plan, to emphasize and acknowledge the importance of student well-being. After a school-wide survey regarding stress levels, Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School realized a huge portion of its students felt mental pressure from school. They determined that once per…

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  • Linda Hamilton Character Analysis

    role in Suddenly Susan. While filming the said sitcom, it was reported that he suffered from a bipolar disorder and had a long history of drug and alcohol abuse. 19. Margaret Trudeau. Margaret Trudeau is the wife of the 15th Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre Trudeau, and the mother of the current Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Margaret is a social advocate for people having bipolar disorder considering that she is bipolar herself. Her bipolar depression led her to separate from her husband in…

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  • Multiculturalism: The Canadian Approach Towards Religion

    The Canadian approach towards religion is associated with promoting multiculturalism (freedom of religion). In 1971, former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau implemented multiculturalism as an “official government policy” (Canadian Multiculturalism Policy). Multiculturalism promotes cultural and religious freedom to all individuals while recognizing their contribution within Canadian society (Canadian Multiculturalism Policy). In addition, the goal of multiculturalism is celebrating…

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  • Trudeau's Policy Analysis

    In the 1980s, the legacy of Trudeau 's leadership could still be seen in the extension of policy orientation into legal mandates found in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (CCRF). During this time, the rights of aboriginals and other racial minorities defined a new era of “respect” for multiculturalism, which was added as section 27 of the CCRF. Under this new federally altered section of CCRF, it is important o understand the “right” of multicultural freedoms was not mandated, but…

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  • The Fix By John Tepperm Chapter Analysis

    This is because of its connection to one of the authors main arguments of putting ‘trust in the establishment’. As for the case study itself, Pierre Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada during the sixties, proposed an immigration reform that did not discriminate based on national origin or race, as opposed to before. Originally, he did not want to implement a multicultural policy; however, the previous…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Canadian Constitution In Canada

    provincial premiers, the Canadian Constitution was patriated by Pierre Trudeau’s federal government. Although Ontario and New Brunswick were supportive of patriating the Constitution, the other eight provinces decided to take a stand against Trudeau’s threat of unilateral action. The Premiers of those provinces formed the Gang of Eight and opposed Trudeau’s attempt to bring home the Constitution. On November 4, 1981 Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau met with seven of the eight Premiers to negotiate…

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