Trudeau's Troubles

March 1976
Time;3/22/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p40
The article reports on the challenges facing the administration of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau who was accused of trying to move Canada toward a socialist dictatorial state. Challenges include the persistent double-digit inflation and the increasing unemployment rate which prompted the adoption of price and wage controls by Trudeau. The article discusses the public's reaction to the announcement of Trudeau that the free market system was dead. It mentions the re-election of the Trudeau government in 1974 and the selection of Joe Clark as the national leader of the Progressive Conservative Party.


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