Month: September 1975

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Carter (19 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-19 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [“Patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Carter (19 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL September 19, 1975. c.c.: Mr. Gravelle Mr. Hurley Mrs. Reed MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER “Patriation” of the constitution Attached is a copy of a letter that I have now sent to Julien Chouinard with the drafts of the Preamble that we sent to the Prime Minister yesterday afternoon. The Prime Minister spoke to me this afternoon concerning… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Carter (19 September 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Conversation with Mr. Julien Chouinard and revised Form for the Proclamation] to the Prime Minister (18 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-18 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (18 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL September 18, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINSITER Conversation with Mr. Julien Chouinard and revised Form for the Proclamation Pursuant to your conversation with the Prime Minister of Quebec, Mr. Bourassa spoke to Julien Chouinard and asked him to get in touch with me as soon as he saw any possibilities for discussion. I had a long conversation on the… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Conversation with Mr. Julien Chouinard and revised Form for the Proclamation] to the Prime Minister (18 September 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Possible modification of our drafts for the “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Carter (17 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-17 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Carter (17 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL September 17th, 1975 Mr.Gravelle Mrs. Reed Mr. Hurley MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER: Possible modification of our drafts for the “patriation” of the constitution I had a long conversation on the telephone with Julien Chouinard this morning; He told me that the Prime Minister had, as he had intended, spoken to Mr. Bourassa either toward the end of last week or early… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Possible modification of our drafts for the “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Carter (17 September 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [The next developments on the “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Gravelle, Mrs. Reed, and Mr. Hurley (17 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-15 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Gravelle, Mrs. Reed, and Mr. Hurley (17 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Federal-Provincial Relations Office Bureau des relations fédérales-provinciales MR. GRAVELLE MRS. REED MR. HURLEY See the attached copy of a memorandum I have done for Mr. Carter on the “patriation” exercise. Please give this some thought. I think we may well want to have some discussion about the questions that are raised here before the end of this… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [The next developments on the “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Gravelle, Mrs. Reed, and Mr. Hurley (17 September 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson with Prime Minister’s comments [The Present State of the “Patriation” Exercise] to Mr. Hurley (17 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-08 By: R.G. Robertson (with comments by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau) Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson with Prime Minister’s comments to Mr. Hurley (17 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Federal-Provincial Relations Office Bureau des relations fédérales-provinciales MR. HURLEY: Would you please return the attached after you have seen the Prime Minister’s comments. We have been keeping the originals of all memos sent to the PM. merci. CONFIDENTIAL September 8, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER The Present State of the… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson with Prime Minister’s comments [The Present State of the “Patriation” Exercise] to Mr. Hurley (17 September 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Memorandum by Gilles Dufault on Cultural Sovereignty] to Mr. Carter (4 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-04 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Carter (4 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL September 4th, 1975. c.c. Mr. Gravelle Mr. Hurley MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER Memorandum by Gilles Dufault on Cultural Sovereignty See the attached memorandum from Gilles Dufault of the PMO covering a memorandum of July 31st that he sent to the Prime Minister. As you will see, Dufault really has two suggestions: (a) That we should try to submit for the Prime… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Memorandum by Gilles Dufault on Cultural Sovereignty] to Mr. Carter (4 September 1975)

“Bourassa’s demands still vague”, London Free Press (2 September 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-09-02 By: London Free Press Citation: “Bourassa’s demands still vague”, London Free Press (2 September 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Privy Council Office Bureau du Consell privé PRESS CLIPPINGS COUPURES DE JOURNAUX Name of Publication Nom de la publication LONDON FREE PRESS Sep 2 1975 Bourassa’s demands still vague Speaking in the House of Commons last October, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau formally pledged to patriate the Canadian constitution before the next federal election. Currently, those provisions of the British North America… Read more “Bourassa’s demands still vague”, London Free Press (2 September 1975)

Note for Mr. R.G. Robertson

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Federal-Provincial Relations Office Bureau des relations fédérales-provinciales Note for Mr. R.G. Robertsoon Attached please find an important editorial by M. Boyer, published in Le Soleil. He maintains that the federal government bas not only an interest in protecting and developing both cultures, but that the federal government has the obligation to do so. He also claims that if only the government of Québec were recognized as the guarantor of the French language that it would weaken, not strengthen the French cuIture in… Read more Note for Mr. R.G. Robertson