|Leader of the Liberal party, Trudeau became prime minister for the second time after his party won the February 18, 1980, elections. His challenges included an attempt at autonomy by Quebec, a protest of the governments
role in oil prices from Alberta, and reformation of Canada's constitution.
This constitutional reformation (the BNA act) would transfer control of Canada's constitution from Great Britain to Canada. The BNA Act became law
in April of 1982.
Trudeau resigned from the post of prime minister on June 30, 1984.