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Pierre Elliot Trudeau: Canada's Greatest Leader

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May 12, 2011
Pierre Elliot Trudeau: Canada’s Greatest Leader

Pierre Elliot Trudeau was one of Canada’s greatest and longest serving Prime Minister. A few of Prime Minister Trudeau’s everlasting accomplishments include the liberalization of Divorce in Canada, patriation of Canada’s Constitution, the creation of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Law of Bilingualism in Canada (the Canadian Encyclopedia). Prime Minister Trudeau changed the lives of millions, and the face of politics in Canada with “Trudeaumania”. Trudeau spent his years trying the create a just society for future Canadians, through collective and individual rights Pierre managed to create a Canadian dream which is still evident in the Canadian society. Trudeau fought long and hard while in office to improve the lives of all Canadians, he strengthened Canadian unity and federalism, and worked to improve relations between Developed Nations and Third World countries, all of these lasting legacies prove why Pierre Elliot Trudeau is the Greatest Canadian.
Prime Minister Trudeau gave all Canadians fundamental human rights in which no law or government can invoke without cause. In 1982, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau brought Canada’s Constitution home from Great Britain, along with the Constitution came Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The charter protects all Canadians regardless of their age, gender, sexual preferences, ethnic background, and religion from any laws created by any form of government that discriminate or take away their human rights. Trudeau brought home the Canadian Constitution in 1982 from Britain. Trudeau drafted the Notwithstanding Clause, after drafting the clause Trudeau used his inspiration and charisma to convince 9 out of 10 of the provinces to agree except Quebec. Trudeau’s government created the act requesting full political independence from Great Britain. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth signed Canada’s new Constitution Act on April 17th,...


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