Month: October 1975

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Further steps re patriation of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (31 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-31 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (31 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL October 31st, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Further steps re patriation of the constitution Since our conversation at lunch on Wednesday, I have spoken on the telephone to Chouinard about the final adjustments made, pursuant to your notes on my memorandum of October 23rd, in the draft proclamation and made very clear to him that the addition of a… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Further steps re patriation of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (31 October 1975)

Draft – Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General

Click here to view the original document (PDF). D R A F T CONFIDENTIAL October 30th, 1975. Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General Whereas it is fitting that it should be possible to amend the Constitution of Canada in all respects by action of the appropriate instrumentalities of government in Canada acting separately or in concert as may best suit the matter in question; And whereas it is desirable to make more specific provision respecting the constitutional status of the English and French languages in Canada and to… Read more Draft – Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General

Memorandum from Barbara Reed [Re: Six-Month Time Limit in Supreme Court Article 30(2) of the Victoria Charter] to Mr. Robertson (29 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-29 By: Barbara Reed Citation: Memorandum from Barbara Reed to Mr. Robertson (29 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *There are handwritten notes on this document. Please consult PDF to view them. CONFIDENTIAL October 29th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. ROBERTSON Re: Six-Month Time Limit in Supreme Court Article 30(2) of the Victoria Charter The verbatim transcript discloses (pp. 433-34) that the procedure outlined in 30(2) was devised at Victoria to deal with the unlikely situation where a province might attempt to… Read more Memorandum from Barbara Reed [Re: Six-Month Time Limit in Supreme Court Article 30(2) of the Victoria Charter] to Mr. Robertson (29 October 1975)

Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [Further Action on Patriation] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (29 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-29 By: James Ross Hurley Citation: Memorandum from James Ross Hurley to Mr. R.G. Robertson (29 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please consult PDF to view them.* CONFIDENTIAL October 29, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MR. R.G. ROBERTSON cc: Mr. F.A.G. Carter Mr. P. Jodouin Mrs. B.J. Reed Further Action on Patriation Mrs. Reed and I had a brief conversation yesterday morning about further action on patriation. She will have a meeting early Wednesday afternoon with Mr.… Read more Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [Further Action on Patriation] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (29 October 1975)

Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [The Patriation Exercise: A Tally of the Points Raised by Mr. Chouinard and the Reactions of the Prime Minister] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (29 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-29 By: James Ross Hurley Citation: Memorandum from James Ross Hurley to Mr. R.G. Robertson (29 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL October 29, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MR. R.G. ROBERTSON cc: Mr. F.A.G. Carter Mr. P. Jodouin Mrs. B.J. Reed The Patriation Exercise: A Tally of the Points Raised by Mr. Chouinard and the Reactions of the Prime Minister 1. Points Raised by Mr. Chouinard On October 8th, 1975, Mr. Chouinard conveyed to you, by telephone, the reactions of Mr.… Read more Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [The Patriation Exercise: A Tally of the Points Raised by Mr. Chouinard and the Reactions of the Prime Minister] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (29 October 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Further action on “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Hurley (29 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-27 By: James Ross Hurley Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mr. Hurley (29 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL October 27th, 1975. c.c.: Mr. Pitfield Mr. Carter Mr. Jodouin Mrs. Reed MEMORANDUM FOR MR. HURLEY Further action on “patriation” of the constitution Attached is the original of my memorandum of October 23rd to the Prime Minister about “next steps on the “patriation” of the constitution” as well as the original of a memorandum of October 27th from Mary Macdonald… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Further action on “patriation” of the constitution] to Mr. Hurley (29 October 1975)

Memorandum from Mary Macdonald [Re: Your memorandum to the Prime Minister, October 23, 1975: “Next steps on the ‘patriation’ of the constitution”] to R.G. Robertson (27 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-27 By: Mary Macdonald Citation: Memorandum from Mary Macdonald to R.G. Robertson (27 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL October 27, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR R.G. ROBERTSON From: Mary Macdonald Re: Your memorandum to the Prime Minister, October 23, 1975: “Next steps on the ‘patriation’ of the constitution” The Prime Minister has made the following comments: Page 1 “Art. 5: Is it necessary to extend as I indicate in margin? (including preambule? Proclamation?). Art. 16(2): Why did we make it so… Read more Memorandum from Mary Macdonald [Re: Your memorandum to the Prime Minister, October 23, 1975: “Next steps on the ‘patriation’ of the constitution”] to R.G. Robertson (27 October 1975)

Memorandum from Barbara Reed to Mr. Robertson (24 October 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-10-24 By: Barbara Reed Citation: Memorandum from Barbara Reed to Mr. Reed (24 October 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Why Is There No Text? This document has not yet been transcribed. Help us out by transcribing the PDF into a text file and emailing it to pd@theccf.ca. Your help will make PrimaryDocuments.ca the most complete word-searchable electronic repository of documents relating to the Canadian constitution. For more information consult our Be a Contributor page.