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Month: January 1975

Trudeau the foremost advocate of a strong central government

Click here to view the original document (PDF). THE MAIN obstacle in the way of Premier Robert Bourassa’s slowly emerging aims happens to be Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Perhaps it is that his political base is in Quebec, or because of his tendency towards a doctrinaire statement of ideas, or possibly because contemporary politics offer only antagonistic alternatives, but the prime minister has become the foremost advocate of a strong central government. He stands vigorously opposed to the kind of nationalism whereby Quebec would be in Canada but not of… Read more Trudeau the foremost advocate of a strong central government