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Cabinet Conclusions

Highlights of 1976

Library and Archives Canada has released the 1976 Cabinet Conclusions of the Twentieth Ministry of the Rt. Hon. Pierre Trudeau.

Main Issues of 1976

  • Montreal Olympics
  • Establishment of a national lottery
  • Abolition of capital punishment
  • Abortion and the trial of Dr. Morgentaler
  • Inflation control
  • Disputes over official languages policies
  • Nuclear sales to the Republic of Korea
  • Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Compensation for former prisoners of war
  • PM Trudeau's proposal for the patriation of the Constitution