Month: May 1971

Conclusions of the Working Sessions of the Constitutional Conference – Patriation of the Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL May 11, 1971. Patriation of the Constitution Introduction The Conclusions of the Working Session of the Constitutional Conference on February 8-9 stated as follows: “Patriation of the Constitution 2. The Constitutional Conference agreed on a procedure to be undertaken in Canada at a very early date in order to bring home the Constitution and to transfer to the people of Canada, through their elected representatives,- the exclusive power to amend and to enact constitutional provisions affecting Canada. This procedure would involve:… Read more Conclusions of the Working Sessions of the Constitutional Conference – Patriation of the Constitution