Pierre Elliott Trudeau
The Prime Minister Canada needed
Pierre Elliott Trudeau is Canada's 15th Prime Minister from 1968 to 1979 and again from 1980 to 1984. He was born in Montreal on October 18, 1919. Trudeau has had many revolutionary ideas that helped Canada to what it is today. To name one of this ideas, he established the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Many people were crazy for him. Unfortunately, he died September 28, 2000 at the age of 80. This was just two years after his son, Michel Trudeau, died at an avalanche.
What did Pierre Trudeau do that changed Canada?
Trudeau did many things for Canada. One of them was the Official Languages Act. This act gave English and French equal status for the government. Another thing Trudeau established was the Wage and Price Controls which helped a lot of employees and people who work. One of the biggest things which was established by Trudeau would be the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This showed that everyone is equal and what people could do with their freedom. He appointed the first woman governor general and as well as the first woman Speaker of House of Commons.