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Month: November 1975

Memorandum for the Prime Minister – Next steps on “patriation” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL Carter Mr.Jodouin Mr.Hurley Mrs.Reed Miss Macdonald November 29th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Next steps on “patriation” of the constitution I mentioned to you on Wednesday the information that has come to us from Arthur Tremblay indicating that there has been some discussion by Mr. Bourassa with officials in Quebec about the document that I transmitted to Julien Chouinard as the basis for agreement on “patriation”. Apparently Tremblay is in the process of preparing a submission to the Quebec Cabinet… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister – Next steps on “patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for Mr. Carter – The next steps on “patriation” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL November 29th, 1975. Mrs. Reed Mr. Joduin Mr. Hurley MEMORANDUM FOR M. CARTER: The next steps on “patriation” of the constitution Thank you for your memorandum of November 27th, commenting on my draft memorandum of the same date for the Prime Minister. In the light of your comments and those that I received from Jim Hurley in a manorandum the same day, I have considerably revised my memorandum. A copy of it as I have now sent it forward is attached.… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Carter – The next steps on “patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for Mr. Carter : ” Patriation ” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL Mr. Jodouin Mrs. Reed Mr. Hurley November 27th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER: “Patriation” of the constitution See the attached memorandum that I have prepared for the Prime Minister concerning the next step to take on “patriation”. I would like to send it to the Prime Minister tomorrow so that he can read it and think about it during the weekend. Further reflection since our talk of yesterday has confirmed me in the view that the right course now is to… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Carter : ” Patriation ” of the constitution

Memorandum for the Prime Minister: Next steps on “patriation” of the constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL November 27th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Next steps on “patriation” of the constitution I mentioned to you yesterday the information that has come to us from Arthur Tremblay indicating that there has been some discussion by Mr. Bourassa with officials in Quebec and also with members of his Cabinet about the document that I transmitted to Julien Chouinard as the basis for agreement on action on “patriation”. It appears that the Ministers plus the “new team” are suggesting several… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister: Next steps on “patriation” of the constitution

Memorandum for Mr. Robertson – Patriation of the Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please see PDF to view them.* CONFIDENTIAL November 27, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MR. ROBERTSON c.c. M. Jodouin Mr. Hurley Mrs. Reed Patriation of the Constitution I have read your memorandum of November 27 and the attached copy of a memorandum you propose to send to the Prime Minister on the above subject. The latter reports on the discussions which I had with Arthur Tremblay and goes on to suggest a course of action. Your description of Arthur’s… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Robertson – Patriation of the Constitution

Memorandum for Mr. R.G. Robertson – Arthur Tremblay and Patriation

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL November 27, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MR. R.G. ROBERTSON CC: Mr. F.A.G. Carter Mr. P. Jodouin Mrs. B.J. Reed Arthur Tremblay and Patriation The Quebec position would appear to be shifting once again and the strategy that you propose to the Prime Minister in consequence is sound. Barbara Reed declares herself “enthusiastically in agreement” with your proposed approach. It might be possible, however, to hold the door open in an indirect fashion to accommodate the interests of Mr. Tremblay in the following… Read more Memorandum for Mr. R.G. Robertson – Arthur Tremblay and Patriation

Memorandum for the Prime Minister – Letter from Premier Campbell on the question of patriation

Click here to view the original document (PDF). c.c. Mr. Pitfield Mr. Robertson Mr. Coutts Mr. Kirby Miss Macdonald Mr. Carter Mr. Marchand Mr. Teschke PMO File PCO File FPRO File CONFIDENTIAL November 14, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER Letter from Premier Campbell on the question of patriation Attached is a suggested reply, for your signature, to the letter which Premier Campbell addressed to you on October 20, concerning the patriation of the Constitution. We are at a loss to explain why his letter comes at this late date… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister – Letter from Premier Campbell on the question of patriation