Why is Pierre Trudeau Seen as such a Villain in French Canada?


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Why is Pierre Trudeau Seen as such a Villain in French Canada?
Pierre Trudeau is hailed as a hero in some circles and viewed as a villain in other circles. The next several pages will discuss why Pierre Trudeau is such a villain in French Canada and whether this is deserved or not. The paper will begin by discussing the sophisticated and complex interaction Trudeau had with Quebec: on one hand, he invoked the War Measures Act; on the other hand, he crafted a law that that gave Quebeckers disproportionate representation in the bureaucracy and he established a fiscal transfer system that richly rewarded the province of Quebec for decades. Moving on, the paper will acknowledge that Trudeau was contemptuous of French-Canadian nationalism and...
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