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Old Posted Oct 22, 2015, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by kool maudit View Post
I have always viewed PET as a bit of a tragic figure. He tried to remake Canada in Montreal's image and ultimately got spat out both linguistic ends.

Since then, culturally at least, the biggest secret about separatism is that it already happened.
He is remembered very fondly in my circles. My mother told me that growing up in Yugoslavia in the 1970s all they knew about Canada was Trudeau. He was a larger than life statesman.

He had the right idea. Canada should've been bilingual coast to coast. Knowing more than one language makes us richer in the long run. I never understood people who take pride in only speaking English. Makes you kinda hick IMO.