Harper's long-term goal was to kill the widely entrenched notion that the liberals — the party of pierre trudeau and jean chretien — are the natural party of government in canada, and to redefine what it means to be canadian. The liberals persuaded pierre trudeau to stay on as liberal leader in early 1980, pierre trudeau was back as prime minister, with a majority government pierre trudeau and the constitution shortly after the 1980 election, pierre trudeau was leading the federal liberals in the campaign to defeat the pq proposal in the 1980 quebec referendum on sovereignty-association. Trudeau criticized the liberal party of lester pearson when it supported arming bomarc missiles in canada with nuclear warheads nevertheless, he was persuaded to join the party in 1965, together with his friends gérard pelletier and jean marchand. 1974 liberal election poster: pierre trudeau 1974 liberal election poster: pierre trudeau.
Pierre elliott trudeau (born 1919) was the leader of the liberal party and canada's prime minister for about 15 years he successfully defeated the separatist movement in quebec and led canada both to greater strength nationally and to more independence internationally. Imho one of the reasons canada is liked around the world words from pierre trudeau to his son justin, now leader of the canadian liberal party. A party leadership race ended in the young, shaggy-haired justin trudeau coming forward as the new leader to replace staunch academic michael ignatieff, and his interim replacement, bob rae.
A portrait in sound of one of canada's most charismatic prime ministers- pierre elliott trudeau now that his son justin is at the helm of the liberal party, it seemed like time to revisit the. Pierre trudeau was a canadian lawyer, intellectual, activist, and politician a member of the liberal party, he served as the fifteenth prime minister of canada , from april 20, 1968 to june 4, 1979, and from march 3, 1980 to june 30, 1984. While the liberal party had emerged on top in several polls over the past week, its lead was short of conclusive and mr trudeau was an untested figure. Liberal supporters at the party's campaign headquarters broke into cheers and whistles when television projected that trudeau would be the next prime minister top trudeau advisor gerald butts.
Justin pierre james trudeau pc mp (/ ˈ t r ʊ d oʊ / french: [ʒystɛ̃ tʁydo] born december 25, 1971) is a canadian politician serving as the 23rd and current prime minister of canada since 2015 and leader of the liberal party since 2013. Like many canadian adventures, my campaign for leadership of the liberal party began around a campfire a group of close friends, advisers, and family was gathered at mont tremblant in july of 2012 a group of close friends, advisers, and family was gathered at mont tremblant in july of 2012. Pierre elliott trudeau, (born october 18, 1919, montreal, quebec, canada—died september 28, 2000, montreal), liberal politician and prime minister of canada (1968-79 1980-84. In april 1968 trudeau, now party leader and sworn in as canada's 15th prime minister, called a general election, and on june 25, 1968, secured the first federal liberal majority since 1953. The long wait for justin trudeau's difficult decision appears to be over: radio-canada is reporting that the quebec mp and son of former prime minister pierre trudeau will announce early next week.
Liberal party leader and prime minister from 1968 - 1979 and 1980 - 1984, trudeau oversaw some of the most fundamental and important changes in canada's history, and was an international star who hung out with celebrities like john lennon, bob dylan and fidel castro. Justin trudeau(rhys) justin tradeau is canadian politician and leader of the liberal party of canada justin was first elected as the member of parliament for the riding of papineau in 2008, and re-elected in 2011. The liberal party of canada, led by justin trudeau, son of former prime ministers pierre elliott trudeau, recently won the canadian federal election held on october 19 the liberals have promised improvements to canada's immigration system throughout the campaign and its platform includes measures to reduce. Aivalis's argument that pierre trudeau was a constant liberal is subtle, and acknowledges that organized labour and the ndp were not always consistently advocating policies well to the left of the liberals. Justin trudeau with his wife, sophie gregoire, son xavier and daughter ella-grace after he was named the new leader of canada's liberal party, once led in government by his father, pierre.
Trudeau announced his intention to resign as liberal party leader however, before a leadership convention could be held, clark's government was defeated in the canadian house of commons by a motion of non-confidence the liberal party persuaded trudeau to stay on as leader and fight the election. Justin trudeau is the current prime minister of canada, the second youngest in canadian history the son of former canadian prime minister pierre trudeau, justin was elected as leader of the liberal party in 2014, and led the party to victory in the 2015 election. Liberal party members of parliament could have alternative personal views, mr trudeau said, but if a bill or motion came to a vote, they would have no choice but to vote along party lines.
In additional to several advances he made for the liberal party, he gained a reputation for dating high-profile women his 1982 partition of the canadian constitution greatly advanced canadians' civil rights biography pierre trudeau was born on october 18, 1919, and raised in the wealthy montreal suburb of outremont.