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Month: April 1975

Federal-Provincial Conference of First Ministers, News Release, Pricing and Conserving Oil and Natural Gas

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT NO. FP-4168 April 9, 1975 FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE OF FIRST MINISTERS APRIL 9-10 OTTAWA 1975 NEWS RELEASE PRICING AND CONSERVING OIL AND NATURAL GAS ONTARIO Ontario news release April 9, 1975 PRICING AND CONSERVING OIL AND NATURAL GAS Escalating the price of oil and natural gas is frequently advocated as a means of reducing the rate of growth of consumption of these energy sources. The relationship of energy price and consumption is such too complex to be described by the simple assertion… Read more Federal-Provincial Conference of First Ministers, News Release, Pricing and Conserving Oil and Natural Gas

Memorandum for Mr. Carter- “Patriation” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL April 4th, 1975 Mr. Gravelle MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER: “Patriation” of the constitution Thank you for the comments by you and Pierre Gravelle concerning the memorandum of April 1st that I sent to the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister has since advised me that he is in complete accord with what is suggested in the memorandum and that he agrees that it would be undesirable to reveal the fall-back position at an early stage in consultations. With regard to the clipping… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Carter- “Patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Discussions with the provinces of “patriation” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). c.c.: Mr. Pitfield Mr. Austin Mr. Bryce Mr. Carter Mr. Haney Mr. Gwyn Mr. Gravelle Mrs. Reed Miss Macdonald M. ROBERTSON CONFIDENTIAL April 14, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER Discussions with the provinces on “patriation” of the constitution I was very glad to learn from your note about the positive reaction you had received from the Premiers when you spoke to them at your dinner on April 9th about “patriation” of the constitution. I think it would be highly desirable to… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Discussions with the provinces of “patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for Mr. Carter- “Patriation” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL April 2nd, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER: “Patriation” of the constitution See the attached copy of a memorandum I have prepared for the Prime Minister to pull together a number of the things that he will want to have in mind before speaking to the Premiers as he plans to do – probably at the time of his dinner on April 9th. You will recall that the other day I asked you to give some thought to the question the Prime… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Carter- “Patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Discussions with the Provinces on the “Patriation” of the Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL April 1, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER Discussions with the Provinces on the “Patriation” of the Constitution The Basic Approach You advised me a few days ago that you agreed with the approach outlined in my memoranda of February 11th and 19th. The essentials are: a) As to Substance What is to be proposed at this time is simply: (i) re-confirmation of the amending procedure agreed on at Victoria for those parts of the constitution that cannot now be amended… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Discussions with the Provinces on the “Patriation” of the Constitution