The good news is, they still remember him

July 30, 2007

Back in May, we noted an ongoing competition to determine the “Worst Canadian.” Early contenders for the honor included pop singers like Celine Dion and Shania Twain, and the former owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs. We suggested cartoon villain Snidely Whiplash, just to be helpful.

Well, we should have seen this one coming. Nobody can irritate the public like a politician, and the just-announced winner of the coveted title is former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. The top-ten list features¬†four prime ministers, including the current one. Indeed, if we can be honest here, there are more prime ministers than serial killers on the list, although it’s pretty close.

Sadly, Snidely didn’t make the top ten, but Celine did. Here is our story, and here’s the list:

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Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, in a 1982 file photo. REUTERS photo by Andy Clark


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So the top-10 worst Canadians is worth, like, what — two Americans?

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

One million Calgarians were later seen stepping away from their keyboards, small, sly smiles on their faces.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Who knew that the PM’s former boss,Pedro the organ grinder would show up that day?

Posted by Chris | Report as abusive

So much better than the German wurst contest.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Aw, no way!
Trudeau is the coolest!
@John Abell (First comment): Couldn’t have said it better myself~

Posted by Shelby Weldon | Report as abusive