Posts Tagged ‘ Margaret Trudeau ’

Canadian flag to Parti Québécois government, 1963–1976

Dec 23rd, 2018 | By Randall White | Category: Heritage Now

Some would characterize the Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester “Mike” Pearson’s comparatively short prime ministerial career (1963–68) as the time when Canada’s long-incubating federal welfare state achieved its ultimate modern fruition. Others would allude to one of “the most influential commissions in Canadian history, the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (1963–69),” which “brought about [...]



Recovering from the 2015 Canadian election with Louis Menand .. and the Cold War in New York, 1947–1967

Oct 25th, 2015 | By Randall White | Category: In Brief

You have to do something … to unwind mentally and readjust to ordinary life, after all the raw excitement of a historic democratic campaign (well … that’s what we think up here in this now all-red city [aka blue in the USA]  …  still trying in vain to emulate Manhattan …) So …  to  recover [...]