Former Canada PM John Turner, who was in office for 11 weeks, dies at 91

//Former Canada PM John Turner, who was in office for 11 weeks, dies at 91

Former Canada PM John Turner, who was in office for 11 weeks, dies at 91

Former Canadian prime minister John Turner, who was in office for just 11 weeks and led his Liberal Party to a massive electoral defeat in 1984, died on Saturday aged 91.Turner took over from Pierre Trudeau in late June 1984 at a time of increasing voter fatigue with the Liberals, who had been in power for 20 of the previous 21 years. Before becoming prime minister, he had held the posts of finance and justice minister.Current Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pierre’s son, offered his…

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