John Turner

State funeral for former PM John Turner held

Oct 6, 2020 | 11:08am

Former prime minister John Turner was eulogized at a state funeral on Tuesday as a gifted politician with a strong social conscience who spent decades serving his fellow Canadians. An invited list of 170 mourners — among them the current prime minister and Turner’s closest family — were on hand at St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica […]

Canada’s Kennedy to yesterday’s man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

Sep 19, 2020 | 4:12pm

Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a “Liberal dream in motion” to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91. Marc Kealey, a former aide speaking on behalf of Turner’s relatives as a family friend, says Turner died peacefully in his sleep at home in Toronto on Friday […]