Allan J. MacEachen, Canadian politician behind landmark social programs, dead at 96

Allan J. MacEachen, Canadian politician behind landmark social programs, dead at 96
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of former parliamentarian Allan J. MacEachen
A giant in Canadian political history is gone. Allan J. MacEachen, a long-serving Liberal MP and senator from Nova Scotia who helped write and pass legislation surrounding universal medicare, the minimum wage and national labour standards, has died at 

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former Member of Parliament, Senator and Cabinet Minister Allan J. MacEachen: "It was with sadness that I learned last night of the. Allan J. MacEachen delivers the budget of Pierre Trudeau's Liberal government in 1981. MacEachen was a driving force behind many Canadian social programs, and famously said “The state still has a role in keeping bread on the table.” (Fred Chartrand / CP).
Allan J. MacEachen, a driving force behind social policy changes under two prime ministers, has died at the age of the 96 after a lifetime saturated with politics and parliamentary manoeuvres. MacEachen was one of Canada's most powerful cabinet … . As residents of Florida and the Caribbean begin cleaning up after Hurricane Irma, Canadians are returning home to share their stories of what it was like during the disaster. 1. Trapped by Irma: As Canadians who were trapped by Hurricane Irma arrive …

Legendary Cape Breton parliamentarian Allan J. MacEachen dies at 96

A giant in Canadian political history is gone. Allan J. MacEachen, a long-serving Liberal MP and senator from Nova Scotia who helped write and pass legislation surrounding universal medicare, the minimum wage and national labour standards, has died at

OTTAWA — Allan MacEachen, a driving force behind Canadian social policy changes of two Liberal governments, has died at the age of the 96. MacEachen was one of Canada's most powerful cabinet ministers of the postwar era and held a variety of posts,

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