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Month: May 1980

Senate Debates, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Reconstitution of Subcommittee on Off-Track Betting

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — May 15, 1980 [Page 297] LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS RECONSTITUTION OF SUBCOMMITTEE ON OFF-TRACK BETTING Hon. Louis-J. Robichaud: Honourable senators, I should like to ask a question of the Leader of the Government in the Senate. About a year and a half or two years ago the then Minister of Agriculture for Canada requested a committee of the Senate to make an in-depth study of off-track betting. A subcommittee was then formed under the distinguished chairmanship of Senator Buckwold… Read more Senate Debates, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Reconstitution of Subcommittee on Off-Track Betting

Senate Debates, Speech from the Throne, Motion for Address in Reply-Debate Continued

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — May 15, 1980 [Page 307] SPEECH FROM THE THRONE MOTION FOR ADDRESS IN REPLY-DEBATE CONTINUED The Senate resumed from yesterday, consideration of His Excellency the Governor General’s Speech at the Opening of the First Session of the Thirty-second Parliament, and the motion of Senator Rousseau, seconded by Senator Hays, for an Address in reply thereto. Hon. Joseph-Philippe Guay: Honourable senators, while I have spoken in the Senate on numerous occasions, mainly in response to questions respecting my former portfolio… Read more Senate Debates, Speech from the Throne, Motion for Address in Reply-Debate Continued

Senate Debates- Speech from the Throne- Motion for Address in Reply- Debate Continued

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — May 14, 1981 SPEECH FROM THE THRONE MOTION FOR ADDRESS IN REPLY—DEBATE CONTINUED [Page 283] The Senate resumed from yesterday, consideration of His Excellency the Governor General’s Speech at the opening of the First Session of the Thirty-second Parliament, and the motion of Senator Rousseau, seconded by Senator Hays, for an Address in reply thereto. Hon. Maurice Riel: Honourable senators, to be true to the tradition of our chamber, and to follow my own personal feelings, I wish first… Read more Senate Debates- Speech from the Throne- Motion for Address in Reply- Debate Continued

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Amendment in Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — May 14, 1980 [Page 279] THE CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT IN CANADA Hon. Jack Austin: Honourable senators, my question is for the Leader of the Government. In the other place on May 9, Mr. Bill Yurko, the member for Edmonton East, rose under the provisions of Standing Order 43 and proposed a motion which received unanimous acceptance. That motion was to the following effect: That the Parliament of Canada submit an address to Her Majesty the Queen, that Her Majesty may… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Amendment in Canada

Senate Debates, National Unity, The Constitution- Meeting of Premiers of Western Provinces

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — May 5, 1980 [Page 184] NATIONAL UNITY THE CONSTITUTION—MEETING OF PREMIERS OF WESTERN PROVINCES Hon. Royce Frith (Deputy Leader of the Government): I now come to a question by the Honourable Senator Asselin on national unity. The question is as follows: Honourable senators, my question is for the Leader of the Government. At the conclusion yesterday of a meeting of the four western premiers held in Lethbridge, a call went out for a permanent conference of first ministers to… Read more Senate Debates, National Unity, The Constitution- Meeting of Premiers of Western Provinces

Senate Debates, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Change in Committee Membership

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — May 1, 1980 [Page 161] LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS CHANGE IN COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP Hon. Royce Frith (Deputy Leader of the Government), with leave of the Senate and notwithstanding rule 45(1)(i), moved: That the name of the Honourable Senator Lamontagne be added to the list of senators serving on the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. Motion agreed to.