Month: June 1975

Memorandum for Mr. Robertson- Re: Constitutional Guarantees for Cultural Security

Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please consult PDF to view them.* cc: Mr. Carter Mr. Gravelle Mr. Hurley CONFIDENTIAL June 20th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. ROBERTSON Re: Constitutional Guarantees for Cultural Security Preamble I do not see any major constitutional difficulties in the draft preamble which you sent to me. There are, of course, aspects which you will wish to have polished at a later stage in the drafting process. some of these that occur to me at the moment are: paragraphs… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Robertson- Re: Constitutional Guarantees for Cultural Security

Constitution Act (No. 2), 1975, SC

Document Information Date: 1975-06-19 By: Canada (Parliament) Citation: Constitution Act (No. 2), 1975 SC, c 53, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 42. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). (BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT, (No. 2) 1975) [Note: The present short title was substituted for the original short title (in italics) by the Constitution Act, 1982 (No. 44 infra.)] 23-24 Elizabeth II, c. 53 (Canada) An Act to amend the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1975 [Assented to 19th June, 1975] Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of… Read more Constitution Act (No. 2), 1975, SC

Memorandum for Mr. Robertson- Comments on the Memorandum for the Prime Minister of June 16th 1975, concerning cultural guarantees for the curltural security of French Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). June 17, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MR. ROBERTSON cc. Mr. Carter Mr. Gravelle Mrs. Reed Comments on the Memorandum for the Prime Minister of June 16th, 1975, concerning cultural guarantees for the cultural security of French Canada Attached please find an analysis of the debate of the Commission permanente de la présidence du conseil, Assemblée nationale, Québec, which took place on Tuesday, May 27th, 1975. Towards 9:10p.m., Mr. Bourassa and Mr. Jacques-Yvan Morin began to debate the possible patriation of the Constitution and… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Robertson- Comments on the Memorandum for the Prime Minister of June 16th 1975, concerning cultural guarantees for the curltural security of French Canada

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

Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please see PDF to view them.* CONFIDENTIAL June 16, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER Discussions with the Premiers on “patriation” of the constitution Last week I saw Premier Moores of Newfoundland and Premier Regan of Nova Scotia about the proposal for “patriation” of the constitution. The main points in the discussions are as follows: A. Premier Moores As Mr. Moores told you at your dinner on April 9, Newfoundland has no problems with the proposal for… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Discussions with the Premiers on “patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for the Prime Minister- “Patriation” of the Constitution: the question of “constitutional guarantees” for the “cultural security” of French Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL June 16, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER “Patriation” of the Constitution: the question of “constitutional guarantees” for the “cultural security” of French Canada Since my memorandum to you of May 29 I have been giving further thought to the problem of meeting Mr. Bourassa’s insistence that, for “patriation” of the constitution to be acceptable in Quebec, there must be “constitutional guarantees” for its “cultural security”. It seems to me that: (a) The request is a thoroughly reasonable one. The population… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister- “Patriation” of the Constitution: the question of “constitutional guarantees” for the “cultural security” of French Canada

Memorandum for Mrs. Reed- The problem of “constitutional guarantees” for “cultural security”

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL June 16th, 1975. c.c.: Mr. Carter Mr. Gravelle Mr. Hurley MEMORANDUM FOR MRS. REED The problem of “constitutional guarantees” for “cultural security” See the attached copy of a memorandum plus a rough draft of a “form” for the proclamation of the Governor General on the ”patriation“ of the constitution. As you will see, it is an attempt to put into a broader formulation the kind of possibili- ties that we discussed here. The final paragraph of the “form” is along the… Read more Memorandum for Mrs. Reed- The problem of “constitutional guarantees” for “cultural security”

Discussion with Premiers re: “Patriation” of Constitution -Nova Scotia- Premier Regan

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL DISCUSSION WITH PREMIERS RE “PATRIATION” OF CONSTITUTION Nova Scotia – Premier Regan – June 13, 1975 Meeting – 12:00 noon with Premier Regan, Innis MacLeod Hal Stevens, Carter, RGR. (Was to have been at 11:00 but Premier held in legislature for emergency legislation to end nurses’ strike.) Presentation – Outlined position of Premiers seen to date: Schreyer, Lougheed, Davis, Bourassa and Moores. Said essentially wanted to know whether N.S. would go along with proposal; whether it had any special problems or… Read more Discussion with Premiers re: “Patriation” of Constitution -Nova Scotia- Premier Regan

Notes for Meeting with Premier Regan, Halifax Nova Scotia

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