Clark elected PM 40 years ago: The “what-ifs” of Joe Who?

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

Charles Joseph “Joe” Clark, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, was the 16th prime minister of Canada, from June 4, 1979 to March 3, 1980. He is seen here during the 1979 federal election campaign.

By the time you read this there may or may not have been a flurry of reminiscences on a rather significant anniversary in Canadian history.