Papa Trudeau , the Pool, Baby —-?

Papa Trudeau the Pool , Baby Trudeau——?

In my second book( ‘Some Day the Sun Will Shine And Have Not Will Be No More ‘) I referenced Papa Pierre Eliot Trudeau and the swimming pool at 24 Sussex Drive, the Prime Minister’s residence . The pool was paid for by anonymous donors . Not a nice thing. It was rumoured that one Bill Teron , a real estate developer and friend of the Prime Minister was in on the pool financing. In any case Mr. Teron ended up as President of CMHC , a federal housing agency.

Now we have Baby Trudeau. And he has his paws in 24 Sussex Drive, too. To the tune of——–according to’ ipolitics ‘ —$38 million.

These guys were never good at math . No one knows the true cost of Papa’s pool ( the estimates and rumours are $200,000 in 1975) or who financed it . And Baby Trudeau said the renovations would cost $10 million.

This baby boy likes triples and quadruples doesn’t he?

This past budget deficit was to be $10 Billion, now $30 Billion.

The renovations to cost $10 million, now $38 million.

I didn’t know of many swamps , as the Trump Americans call Washington .

In Newfoundland we have what we called bogs.

How one got transported to Ottawa is a mystery.

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4 thoughts on “Papa Trudeau , the Pool, Baby —-?

  1. CPAC had interesting history of PM residence …it’s not heritage as almost everything original has been removed from house and the whereabouts are unknown. A new residence could be built for a fraction on the $38M as property does not have to be purchased. Maybe the original donor for the pool could donate money for repairs/ rebuild ?
    Anxious to see your blog on the late great Uncle Fidel !!

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  2. When Joey and Geoff went to cummune with Castro they told him about our famous bogland. Jethro has to fix the cement pond. Oh Canada. What a swampy donkey macaroni baloney administration.

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