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Month: January 1970

The First Constitution of Canada (Revised Statutes 1970), Royal Proclamation 1763

Click here to view the original document (PDF). The First Constitution of Canada (Revised Statutes of Canada 1970) No. 1 THE ROYAL PROCLAMATION October 7, 1763 BY THE KING, A PROCLAMATION GEORGE R. Whereas We have taken into Our Royal Consideration the extensive and valuable Acquisitions in America, secured to our Crown by the late Definitive Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris, the 10th Day of February last; and being desirous that all Our loving Subjects, as well of our Kingdom as of our Colonies in America, may avail themselves… Read more The First Constitution of Canada (Revised Statutes 1970), Royal Proclamation 1763

The Canadian Constitution and Constitutional Amendment

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Government of Canada Federal-Provincial Relations Office The Honourable Marc Latonde Minister of State for Federal-Provincial Relations The Honourable Ron Basford Minister of Justice Table of Contents Page Chapter I — Constitutions and Constitutional Amendment 1 Chapter II — Federal Constitutions and Constitutional Amendment 3 United States 3 Switzerland 4 Australia 6 Federal Republic of Germany 7 Chapter III — The Canadian Constitution and Constitutional Amendment 9 “Dominion” Status 10 The search for an Amending Procedure 10 Observations Based on Past Practice 13… Read more The Canadian Constitution and Constitutional Amendment