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Month: February 1971

First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference – Third Working Session – Remarks by the Hon. W.R. Thatcher

Click here to view the original document (PDF). FEBRUARY 8, 1971 NOT FOR RELEASE BEFORE 11 A.M. REMARKS OF PREMIER GERALD A. REGAN NOVA SCOTIA AT THE FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 8, 1971 OTTAWA MR. CHAIRMAN, MY COLLEAGUES AND I IN THE GOVERNMENT OF NOVA SCOTIA WELCOME THIS OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE. WE ARE PLEASED THAT NOVA SCOTIANS HAVE GIVEN US THIS OPPORTUNITY TO REPRESENT THEM AT THESE IMPORTANT MEETINGS. I EXPRESS OUR APPRECIATION TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE SHOWN SUCH DETERMINATION AND PATIENCE IN LEADING CANADA… Read more First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference – Third Working Session – Remarks by the Hon. W.R. Thatcher

First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference – Third Working Session – Opening Statement by the Hon. R.B. Hatfield

Click here to view the original document (PDF). TEXT OF REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE R.B. HATFIELD PREMIER OF NEW BRUNSWICK The unemployment problem in our province has two dimensions. There is the chronic long-term problem at home — and the current problem of high unemployment which exists throughout the country. In New Brunswick, unemployment rates have been too high for too long. hot since 1953 has our annual average rate fallen below 6.5 per cent. During the 60’s, a period of rapid national growth, the average unemployment rate was 8.4… Read more First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference – Third Working Session – Opening Statement by the Hon. R.B. Hatfield

First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference – Third Working Session – Text of Remarks by the Hon. R.B. Hatfield

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE THIRD WORKING SESSION FEBRUARY 8 AND 9 1971 OPENING STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE RICHARD B. HATFIELD PREMIER OF NEW BRUNSWICK Prime Minister and Colleagues: I welcome your cordial invitation to speak in a general sense before we turn to the agenda. There is a saying we have — “You will find it in New Brunswick”. You will find a proud and intense devotion to Canada; in a nation accounted wealthy among nations, you will find in New Brunswick abject, continuing… Read more First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference – Third Working Session – Text of Remarks by the Hon. R.B. Hatfield

First Ministers Constitutional Conference- Third Working Session- A Statement on Unemployment in Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). A STATEMENT ON UNEMPLOYMENT IN CANADA PREPARED FOR THE FEBRUARY 1971 FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE BY THE HONOURABLE HARRY E. STROM PREMIER OF ALBERTA The Alberta Government has consistently argued that if the price of eliminating inflation is the creation of unemployment, the price is too high. if the price of eliminating inflation is slowing the growth rate of the country, particularly of its rapidly developing regions, like Alberta, then the price is too high. it is not now, and never has been in… Read more First Ministers Constitutional Conference- Third Working Session- A Statement on Unemployment in Canada

First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference- Third Working Session- Statement of Conclusions

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE THIRD WORKING SESSION FEBRUARY 8 AND 9 1971 STATEMENT OF CONCLUSIONS February 9, 1971 Page 1 Constitutional Conference Third Working Session Ottawa, February 8 and 9, l97l CONCLUSIONS PART I General 1. In accordance with the conclusion of their working session last September, the First Ministers gave priority to the questions of an amending formula and an early patriation of the Canadian Constitution. The Conference agreed that the Government of Canada and the provinces should proceed as quickly as possible… Read more First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference- Third Working Session- Statement of Conclusions

First Ministers’ Constitutional Conference- Third Working Session- Canada-U.S. Economic Performance

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