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Jan 25, 2018
 More details Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada, Jimmy Carter, Margaret Trudeau and Rosalynn Carter at State Visit arrival. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back -- 1978

Karl Nerenberg
Pierre Trudeau had been in power for 10 years. Nigeria moved toward a (brief) return to democracy. And René Lévesque prepared the ground for 1980's referendum on Quebec independence.
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Jan 18, 2018
Photograph of The Reagans and Mulroneys in Quebec in 1985. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 -- Part 2

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
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Jan 17, 2018
November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. With Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty, and former Prime Minister Joe Clark

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 -- Part 1

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Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 1 of 2.
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Jan 12, 2018
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Moving forward by looking back, 1998

Karl Nerenberg
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
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Dec 22, 2017

Sunny ways, rainy days

Karl Nerenberg
The PM vacationed at the expense of a person involved with a large NGO. Other NGOs should not be disadvantaged because they lack private islands to which to invite Justin Trudeau and family.
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Dec 22, 2017
The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, meet with his Highness the Aga Khan at the new Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa in 2015. Photo: liberal.ca

Justin Trudeau had to apologize for good reason

Karl Nerenberg
The PM vacationed at the expense of a person involved with a large NGO. Other NGOs should not be disadvantaged because they lack private islands to which to invite Justin Trudeau and family.
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Dec 5, 2017
Die-in Bourke Street Mall in Melbourne on Sunday April 5, 2009. Photo: Takver/Flickr

An awkward meeting in Parliament

Karl Nerenberg
While Parliament honours the anti-nuclear campaign, the Trudeau government refuses to join the effort of more than 120 countries to ban nuclear weapons. Critics wonder why.

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