Trudeau and the end of a Canadian dream

  title={Trudeau and the end of a Canadian dream},
  author={Guy Laforest and Paul Leduc Browne and Michelle Weinroth},
In 1982 Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau realized his life's ambition: the patriation of the Canadian constitution and the enshrinement of a Charter of Rights and Freedoms. At the same time he dealt a severe blow to his arch-enemies, the nationalists in Quebec who believed that a significant and rewarding partnership with Canada was possible without renouncing their identity as Quebecers. Laforest reveals that Trudeau betrayed the trust of the people of Quebec during the 1980 referendum on… CONTINUE READING