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Month: October 1968

Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Propositions Relating to Official Languages

Click here to view the original document (PDF). I- OBJECTIVES & BASIC PRINCIPLES References to black book on proposition Quotes from individual propositions NB-D-p. 23 (10) “It must be an objective of Confe- deration to achieve national unity both in spirit and fact. . . by a concerted effort to give full national expression to canada’s two basic cultural and linguistic configurations.” NB-D-p. 16(5) “Preservation and full expression of Canada’s basic linguistic and cultural duality is essential to the achievement of the identity and par- ticularity of Canada. . .”… Read more Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Propositions Relating to Official Languages

Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Bill 85 of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec, 1968 Oct 17

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Document No. 94 6-2-69 CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE SUB-COMMITTEE ON OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Note from Secretariat Attached is Bill 85 of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec which may be of special interest to the members of the Sub-Committee. Third Session, Twenty-Eighth Legislature LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF QUEBEC BILL 85 An Act to amend the Education Department Act, the Superior Council of Education Act and the Education Act First reading EXPLANATORY NOTES The object of this bill is to specify the role of the French language in… Read more Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Bill 85 of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec, 1968 Oct 17

Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Use of Language in Courts

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Document. No. 92 4-1-69 CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE SUB-COMMITTEE ON OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Note by Secretariat Attached are reports on judgments concerning use of language in Courts, one issued by the British Columbia Supreme Court and the other by the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Both judgments were rendered in 1968. OL/Sec/Dl/7 Pages 239 & 240 Dominion Law Reports 1 D.L.S. (3d) REGINA V. WATTS Ex parte POULIN British Columbia Court of Appeal, Davey, C.J.B.C., Bull and Nemetz, JJ.A. September 12, 1968. Criminal law —… Read more Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Use of Language in Courts

Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Correspondence Concerning Federal Bill on Official Languages

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Document No. 117 March 25, 1969 CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE SUB-COMMITTEE ON OFFICIAL LANGUAGES You will find attached a copy of an exchange of correspondence concerning the Federal Bill on Official Languages between the Premier of Alberta and the Prime Minister of Canada as well as between mr. Justice J.T. Thorson and the Right Honourable P.E. Trudeau, together with a copy of an open letter by Mr. Eugene Forsey published in the Globe and Mail. This documentation is being distributed for the convenience of… Read more Sub-Committee on Official Languages (2nd Meeting): Correspondence Concerning Federal Bill on Official Languages