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Month: November 1950

Establishment of the Canadian Constitution as a Canadian document

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Nov. 16/50 Confidential Establishment of the Canadian Constitution as a Canadian document I. Position at the Constitutional Conference After initial suggestions by New Brunswick and Quebec in January, 1950, there appears now to be general agreement among the provincial premiers that it would be desirable to establish the constitution in Canada. The federal government’s position has been that it, too, would favour such a plan as the ultimate objective but that the first task is to secure agree- ment on an amending… Read more Establishment of the Canadian Constitution as a Canadian document