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Day: September 29, 1969

Working Paper Submitted by the Government of New Brunswick on “Problems of Studying the Distribution of Powers under the BNA Act – The Search for an Approach”

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE CONTINUING COMMITTEE OF OFFICIALS WORKING PAPER SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK ON PROBLEMS OF STUDYING THE DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS UNDER THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT – THE SEARCH FOR AN APPROACH” September 29, 1969 [Page 1] I. Explanatory Introduction All states, whatever their constitutional structures and administrative arrangements and traditions, of necessity must share political, legislative and other forms of authority among the various institutions of government. Even the simplest unitary model will, at least in democratic societies… Read more Working Paper Submitted by the Government of New Brunswick on “Problems of Studying the Distribution of Powers under the BNA Act – The Search for an Approach”

Working Paper Submitted by the Government of New Brunswick on “Regional Disparities — Alternatives in a Constitutional Formula”

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE CONTINUING COMMITTEE OF OFFICIALS WORKING PAPER SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK ON “REGIONAL DISPARITIES — ALTERNATIVES IN A CONSTITUTIONAL FORMULA” September 29, 1969 The very significant emphasis placed upon the question of Regional Disparities in Canada, both historically, as well as within the present constitutional review, makes it necessary to consider possible approaches to the status of the concept in any future rewriting of the Constitution or in any amendments to the present one. In a sense the… Read more Working Paper Submitted by the Government of New Brunswick on “Regional Disparities — Alternatives in a Constitutional Formula”