TITLE

CANADA AFTER TRUDEAU

AUTHOR(S)
Coxe, Donald
PUB. DATE
April 1984
SOURCE
National Review;4/6/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article comments on the political and economic conditions of Canada after the retirement of Pierre Trudeau as the political leader. Apart from a few loyalists, the only mourners after the resignation were Tory strategists. There is a conflict between the Tories and the Liberals to form the government in Canada. Liberal John Turner is fast becoming leader-in-waiting, receiving delegations, earning returns from a lucrative Toronto law practice, and building a national organization. The economy left by Trudeau is staggering under enormous deficits and record unemployment. Inflation is also increasing at a rapid pace. The Tories, under their new leader, Brian Mulroney, are seeking public endorsement as an alternative to the discredited Liberals.
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8907124

 

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