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Month: January 1980

Powers over the Economy: Options Submitted for Consideration by the Government of Canada to Safeguard the Canadian Economic Union in the Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). [Page 1] DOCUMENT: 830-82/007 In a Discussion Paper submitted to the Continuing Committee of Ministers on the Constitution on July 9, 1980(1), the Government of Canada outlined three techniques which could be used to safeguard the Canadian economic union in the Constitution: (i) entrenching the mobility rights of citizens in the proposed Charter of Rights; (ii) subjecting the exercise of legislative and executive powers to the provisions of a revised Section 121 of the B.N.A. Act; (iii) clarifying and, to a limited… Read more Powers over the Economy: Options Submitted for Consideration by the Government of Canada to Safeguard the Canadian Economic Union in the Constitution

The Canadian Constitution 1980: Proposed Resolution respecting the Constitution of Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Canada Preface This is the full text, with explanatory notes, of a proposed Resolution tabled in the Senate and the House of Commons respecting the Constitution of Canada It is published by the Government of Canada in the interest of contributing to public discussion. Additional copies may be obtained by writing to: Publications Canada Box 1986, Station “B” OTTAWA, CANADA K1P 6G6 PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR JOINT ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN RESPECTING THE CONSTITUTION OF CANADA TABLE OF CONTENTS Section Pages… Read more The Canadian Constitution 1980: Proposed Resolution respecting the Constitution of Canada