Day: May 2, 1975

Memorandum for Mr. Robertson- Patriation of the Constitution Anticipated Questions by Provincial Premiers

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL May 2nd, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. ROBERTSON Patriation of the Constitution Anticipated Questions by Provincial Premiers The proposal, as I understand it, is that we make those parts of the Constitution not now amendable in Canada amendable by the formula agreed upon at Victoria and that we patriate the Constitution by asking the U.K. Parliament to divest itself of all legislative authority it presently holds in respect to Canada. Questions regarding the following matters may arise in your discussions with provincial… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Robertson- Patriation of the Constitution Anticipated Questions by Provincial Premiers