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Month: August 1978

Premiers Conference, Inter-Provincial Trucking, Communique #4

Click here to view the original document (PDF). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOCUMENT: 850-10/020 19th ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE INTER-PROVINCIAL TRUCKING C O M M U N I Q U E #4 August 10, 1978 Regina/Waskesiu August 9-12, 1978 C O M M U N I Q U E INTERPROVINCIAL TRUCKING In the interests of minimizing the barriers to interprovincial truck movements and in view of the need for provinces to implement a cooperative regime for the regulation of interprovincial trucking: l) The Premiers recognize the need for, importance of and benefits… Read more Premiers Conference, Inter-Provincial Trucking, Communique #4

Senate of Canada, Proceedings of the Special Senate Committee on the Constitution (August 10, 1978)

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Third Session Thirtieth Parliament, 1977-78 SENATE OF CANADA Proceedings of the Special Senate Committee on the CONSTITUTION Chairman: The Honourable R.J. STANBURY Thursday, August 10, 1978 Issue No. 4 WITNESSES (See back cover) SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE SENATE ON THE CONSTITUTION The Honourable Richard J. Stanbury, Chairman The Honourable Jacques Flynn, Deputy Chairman The Honourable Senators: Argue Austin Barrow Bosa Bourget Connolly (Ottawa West) Flynn Forsey Fournier (de Lanaudière) Godfrey Grosart Hayden Lafond Lang Lucier Marchand Marshall McElman Olson Petten Phillips Rizzuto… Read more Senate of Canada, Proceedings of the Special Senate Committee on the Constitution (August 10, 1978)

Premiers Conference, Constitutional Reform: The Position of the Provinces, Communique #2

Click here to view the original document (PDF). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOCUMENT: 850-10/ 012 19th ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM: THE POSITION OF THE PROVINCES C O M M U N I Q U E #2 August 10, 1978 Regina/Waskesiu August 9-12, 1978 I. THE PROCESS OF CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM For many years, provincial governments have shown concern over constitutional issues and have participated actively in a large number of conferences and discussions. As a result of provincial initiatives and leadership, a great deal of useful progress has been made in… Read more Premiers Conference, Constitutional Reform: The Position of the Provinces, Communique #2

Premiers Conference, The Economy, Communique #3

Click here to view the original document (PDF). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOCUMENT: 850-10/017 19th ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE THE ECONOMY COMMUNIQUE #3 August 10, 1978 Regina/Waskesiu August 9-12, 1978 THE ECONOMY The provincial Premiers reviewed the state of the Canadian economy and the progress which they had made towards achieving the goals established at last year’s Conference in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. They noted that as provincial governments they had made some fair degree of progress in the areas which they had established as important in coming to grips with the… Read more Premiers Conference, The Economy, Communique #3

Premiers Conference, Statement by the Hon. Richard Hatfield, Premier of New Brunswick

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-10/013 19TH ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE Statement by the Hon. Richard Hatfield Premier of New Brunswick Regina/Waskesiu AUGUST 9-12, 1978 STATEMENT BY THE HON. RICHARD HATFIELD ON THE OCCASION OF THE PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE – AUGUST 1978 FREDERICTON, AUGUST 9 – THE PROVINCIAL PREMIERS WILL BE MEETING THIS WEEK IN SASKATCHEWAN TO DISCUSS THE PROPOSALS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE CANADIAN CONSTITUTION. THOSE PROPOSALS HAVE BEEN SET OUT IN BILL C-60 AND WERE INTRODUCED IN PARLIAMENT IN JUNE. IT IS… Read more Premiers Conference, Statement by the Hon. Richard Hatfield, Premier of New Brunswick

Premiers Conference, Immediate Job Creation Using Unemployment Insurance Funds, Ontario

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-10/008 19th ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE IMMEDIATE JOB CREATION USING UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FUNDS June, 1978 Ontario Regina/Waskesiu August 9-12, 1978 IMMEDIATE JOB CREATION USING UI FUNDS The mounting burden on general revenues of federal contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Fund highlights the need to deploy resources in programs designed to create jobs of lasting social and economic benefit. A more creative use of these resources must focus on the increasing difficulty faced by particular groups in the labour force in developing the… Read more Premiers Conference, Immediate Job Creation Using Unemployment Insurance Funds, Ontario

Premiers Conference, Economy, Position paper, Nova Scotia, Premier Gerald Regan

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT 850/10-019 19TH ANNUAL PREMIER’S CONFERENCE Economy Position Paper Nova Scotia Premier Gerald A. Regan, Q.C. ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN CANADA, WHILE COMPARABLE WITH OTHER WESTERN COUNTRIES, IS INADEQUATE IN RELATION TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF SOCIETY’S GOAL OF MEANINGFUL EMPLOYMENT FOR CANADIANS. PEOPLE NEED WORK, THEY NEED IT AS AN ACTIVITY AS WELL AS A SOURCE OF INCOME. UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, HOWEVER GENEROUS, DO NOT MAKE UNEMPLOYMENT TOLERABLE. PEOPLE NEED THE SENSE OF PURPOSE, THE BELONGING TO A COMMUNITY OF INTEREST THAT GOES WITH… Read more Premiers Conference, Economy, Position paper, Nova Scotia, Premier Gerald Regan

Premiers Conference, Remarks by Hon. William Davis, Premier of Ontario on the Economy

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 850-10/009 19th ANNUAL PREMIERS’ CONFERENCE REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE WILLIAM G. DAVIS PREMIER OF ONTARIO ON THE ECONOMY Regina/Waskesiu August 9-12, l978 THE ECONOMY There are encouraging developments on the economic front, and a number of undesirable trends and imbalances have been corrected over the last couple of years, Nonetheless, the combination of high unemployment and rapid inflation persists in Canada. We are all well aware that Canada’s unemployment rate has risen steadily over the last three years. In June 1978,… Read more Premiers Conference, Remarks by Hon. William Davis, Premier of Ontario on the Economy