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Month: August 1977

18th Annual Premiers Conference- News Release

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-8/022 NEWS RELEASE Immediate Release Thursday, August l8, 1977 Premier Allan Blakeney says he is disturbed and dismayed at the specific proposal presented by Quebec Premier Levesque to provincial Premiers concerning language rights for Canadians. The Saskatchewan Premier said the Quebec proposition that children going to Quebec from other provinces whose parents were not educated in English would not be allowed to attend English schools in Quebec, even if they wished to do so, is abhorent to Canadians, particularly those of… Read more 18th Annual Premiers Conference- News Release

18th Annual Premiers Conference- Statement of the Prime Minister of Quebec, Mr. René Lévesque, Concerning Reciprocal Agreements in Education

Click here to view the original document (PDF). 18TH ANNUAL PREMIERS CONFERENCE Statement of the Prime Minister of Quebec, Mr. René Lévesgue, Concerning Reciprocal Agreements in Education QUEBEC St. Andrews, N.B. August 18-19, 1977 power 1ast November. Actua11y, this was one of the hottest issues of the 1ast eiection campaign – and a11 the parties then agreed on the need to review from beginning to end the ciauses of Bi11 22 concerning the 1anguage of instruction. Moreover, it was the second time that this question of Tanguage became a major… Read more 18th Annual Premiers Conference- Statement of the Prime Minister of Quebec, Mr. René Lévesque, Concerning Reciprocal Agreements in Education

18th Annual Premiers’ Conference- Statement on Language

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-8/02 18TH ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE August 18-19, 1977 St. Andrews, New Brunswick STATEMENT ON LANGUAGE Recognizing our concern for the maintenance and, where indicated, development of minority language rights in Canada; and Recognizing that education is the foundation on which language and culture rest: The Premiers agree that they will make their best efforts to provide instruction in education in English and French wherever numbers warrant. The Premiers direct the Council of Education Ministers to meet as soon as possible to… Read more 18th Annual Premiers’ Conference- Statement on Language

18th Annual Premiers’ Conference- News Release- Government of Saskatchewan

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-8/021 NEWS RELEASE Government of Saskatchewan Immediate Release Thursday, Aug. 18, 1977 Premier Allan Blakeney has called for a concerted Federal-Provincial effort to combat the serious and growing Canadian crisis of unemployment. The Premier said that high unemployment in Canada underlines a faltering Canadian economy. The Saskatchewan Premier said: “All the signs indicate that Canada’s unemployment rate is going to go even higher in the immediate months. The government of Saskatchewan will be taking rigorous measures on its own account. But… Read more 18th Annual Premiers’ Conference- News Release- Government of Saskatchewan

18th Annual Premiers’ Conference- Canada-US Relations

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Document No: 850-8/025 18TH ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE August 18-19, 1977 St. Andrews, New Brunswick CANADA- U.S. RELATIONS CONFERENCE STATEMENT While recognizing the primacy of the role of the federal government in international trade relations, the Premiers were of the opinion that the provinces also have legitimate interests and concerns in the international arena. Given these legitimate concerns and the large volume of Canadian trade with the United States, they agreed that it is entirely appropriate for the provinces to assume a more… Read more 18th Annual Premiers’ Conference- Canada-US Relations

18th Annual Premiers Conference- Communique- The Economy

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-8/ O23 18TH ANNUAL PREMIERS CONFERENCE COMMUNIQUE THE ECONOMY (August 18, 19 St. Andrews, N.B. August 18-19, 1977 The Provincial Premiers agreed that unemployment in Canada at its present level is unacceptable. Forecasts of continuing high unemployment rates for at least the next eighteen months were a source of grave concern. The Premiers deplored the waste of human talents and the economic loss to Canada resulting from high unemployment. The Premiers emphasized that actions to combat unemployment in the short-term must… Read more 18th Annual Premiers Conference- Communique- The Economy

18th Annual Premiers Conference- Notes for the Lead-Off Statement on “Unemployment and Job Creation”

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-8/015 18TH ANNUAL PREMIERS CONFERENCE Notes for the Lead-Off Statement on “Unemployment and Job Creation” Honourable E. Schreyer Premier of Manitoba St. Andrews, N.B. August 18-19, 1977 MR. CHAIRMAN: TWO YEARS AGO, WHEN WE MET IN NEWFOUNDLAND, THE CANADIAN ECONOMY WAS BEING THREATENED BY INCREASINGLY SERIOUS INFLATIONARY PRESSURES. ASIA RESULT OF OUR DISCUSSIONS AT THAT TIME, A FAIRLY CLEAR CONSENSUS EMERGED THAT STRONG, SPECIAL MEASURES HAD TO BE TAKEN QUICKLY TO DEAL WITH THE PROBLEM AND THAT, TO BE EFFECTIVE, THESE… Read more 18th Annual Premiers Conference- Notes for the Lead-Off Statement on “Unemployment and Job Creation”

18th Annual Premiers Conference- Natural Resource Management and Provincial Economic Development

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