Pierre Trudeau

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  • Pierre Trudeau is born

    Pierre Trudeau is born
    Pierre trudeau was born in montreal to Charles-Emile Trudeau and Grace Elliot he had an older sister named suzette and a younger brother named charles jr
  • Trudeau serves as an advisor to the privy council office

    Trudeau serves as an advisor to the privy council office
    The Privy Council Office is located in Ottawa Ontario. Their main focuses are advising the prime minister and providing leadership and support to the departments and agencies of the government trudeau worked here as and advisor from 1950 to 1951
  • Trudeau is eleccted as Prime Minister

    Trudeau is eleccted as Prime Minister
    Pierre Trudeau heading the Liberal party is elected as the 15th Prime Minister of Canada
  • The October Crisis of 1970

    The October Crisis of 1970
    The October Crisis of 1970 was undisputidly the most dramatic event that happened during pierre trudeau's time in office it started when James Cross and Pierre Laporte were kidnapped by the terrorist organisation :Front du Liberation De Quebec this led to Trudeau invoking the War Measures Act and deploying the military in quebec. the war measures act gave the police and military extreme powers of arrest and censorship.
  • Trudeau and the Liberal party suffer a narrow defeat at the polls

    Trudeau and the Liberal party suffer a narrow defeat at the polls
    A few months after his defeat Trudeau announces that he intends to resign as liberal leader and return to public life.
  • Joe Clark was defeated in the commons

    Joe Clark was defeated in the commons
    Three weeks after Trudeau's statement Joe Clark is defeated in the Commons and a new general election is called
  • Pierre Trudeau is re-elected

    Pierre Trudeau is re-elected
    Trudeau was pursuaded by the liberals to remain as leader and on febuary 8 1980 he was returned as prime minister again with a parlimentary majority
  • Pierre Trudeau steps down from office

    Pierre Trudeau steps down from office
    June 30th 1984 pierre trudeau steps down from office having served one of the longest terms ever in the history of prime ministers of Canada
  • The death of pierre trudeau

    The death of pierre trudeau
    Pierre Trudeau died september 28th 2000 he was afflicted with parkinsons disease and prostate cancer.
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