Canada Spiralling Out of Control, 8: Pierre Trudeau’s Assault on Anglo-Canadian Cultural Nationalism

There is no question that in announcing that Canada was “multicultural,” Trudeau was voicing the views of a “multicultural movement” that was already percolating its ideas into the Canadian political discourse, what Lee Blanding has referred to as a “loosely organized group of activists who pushed the Federal Government to recognize that Canada was ‘multicultural,’ rather than ‘bicultural:’