Memorandum from R.B. Bryce [Re: “Patriation” and the “Legal Vacuum”] to Mr. Robertson (20 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-20 By: R.B. Bryce Citation: Memorandum from R.B. Bryce to Mr. Robertson (20 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please see PDF to view them.* February 20, 1975 MEMORANDUM TO MR. ROBERTSON c.c. Mrs. B.J. Reed From: R.B. Bryce Re: “Patriation” and the “Legal Vacuum” You have made several references to the legal vacuum that might exist if we bring the Constitution of Canada to Canada without a ready amending formula. I am not sure that… Read more Memorandum from R.B. Bryce [Re: “Patriation” and the “Legal Vacuum”] to Mr. Robertson (20 February 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Pitfield (19 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-19 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Pitfield (19 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL February 19th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. PITFIELD Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution Further to my memorandum of a few days ago, I am sending herewith a copy of a second memorandum to the Prime Minister that I think is self-explanatory. I think the proposal here is a great deal better than the one in my initial memorandum. I would… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Pitfield (19 February 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [The question of an amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (19 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-19 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (19 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). c.c.: Mr. Pitfield Mr. Bryce Mr. Carter Mr. Haney Mr. Gwyn Mr. Gravelle Miss Macdonald CONFIDENTIAL Miss Macdonald February 19th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER The question of an amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution Since my memorandum to you of February 11th, we have had two very fruitful meetings to discuss the best way of tackling the amending… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [The question of an amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (19 February 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [The question of an amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (19 February 1975)

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Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Gravelle (19 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-19 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Gravelle (19 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL February l9th, 1975. c.c.: Mr. Haney Mr. Gwyn MEMORANDUM FOR MR. GRAVELLE Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution Attached is a copy of a memorandum I am sending to the Prime Minister to give him the “nub” of our conclusions in the meetings we had on Monday and Tuesday. I note from my distribu~ tion list that I had neglected… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Gravelle (19 February 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Bryce (19 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-19 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Bryce (19 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL February 19th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. BRYCE Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution Thank you for your “notes” of yesterday’s date about “what we decided”. I have now done a new memorandum for the Prime Minister, a copy of which is attached. As you will see, I have borrowed pretty heavily from your formulation of the “substance of proposals”. I… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Amending procedure and “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Bryce (19 February 1975)

Memorandum from A.W. Johnson [General Comments on the Paper on the Constitution] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (17 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-17 By: A.W. Johnson Citation: Memorandum from A.W. Johnson to Mr. R.G. Robertson (17 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Deputy Minister of Welfare Health and Welfare Canada Sous-ministre du Bien-être social Santé et Bien-être social Canada CONFIDENTIAL February 17, 1975 MEMORANDUM TO MR. R.G. ROBERTSON From: A.W. Johnson General Comments on the Paper on the Constitution 1. I was struck at first rather more by the tactical questions than the strategic ones, I guess. Today, and in particular at the… Read more Memorandum from A.W. Johnson [General Comments on the Paper on the Constitution] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (17 February 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Discussions with the provinces on “patriation” of the constitution and an amending procedure] to the Prime Minister (17 February 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-02-11 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (17 February 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL February 11th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER Discussions with the provinces on “patriation” of the constitution and an amending procedure Since our last discussion concerning the constitution, I have been giving some thought to the way of reopening with the provinces the possibility of working toward some action on the aspects you referred to in your speech in the… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Discussions with the provinces on “patriation” of the constitution and an amending procedure] to the Prime Minister (17 February 1975)