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Senate Debates, Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Committee Authorized to Study Certain Aspects of the Constitution

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Senate Debates- Legal and Constitutional Affairs- Motion to Authorize Committee to Study Certain Aspects of the Constitution-Order Stands

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — June 17, 1980 [Page 485] [Translation] LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS MOTION TO AUTHORIZE COMMITTEE TO STUDY CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE CONSTITUTION—ORDER STANDS On the Order: Resuming the debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Lamontagne, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Frith: That the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs be authorized to consider and report upon constitutional provisions regarding individual and collective rights and upon the future role and composition of the Canadian Senate and… Read more Senate Debates- Legal and Constitutional Affairs- Motion to Authorize Committee to Study Certain Aspects of the Constitution-Order Stands

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Aspects of Senate Study

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — June 12, 1980 [Page 457] THE CONSTITUTION ASPECTS OF SENATE STUDY Hon. Orville H. Phillips: Honourable senators, I would like to direct a question to the Leader of the Government. My question is based on item number four on the order paper, the motion made by the Honourable Senator Lamontagne, and the amendment made by the Honourable Senator Flynn. The Task Force on Canadian Unity listed seven functions of a second chamber, and then went on to state that… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Aspects of Senate Study

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Enforcement of September Deadline

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — June 12, 1980 [Page 458] [Translation] THE CONSTITUTION ENFORCEMENT OF SEPTEMBER DEADLINE Hon. Jacques Flynn (Leader of the Opposition): Honourable senators, I have a question for the Leader of the Government. In view of the fact that the position of Mr. Claude Ryan, Leader of the Quebec Liberal Party, is similar to that adopted by five provincial premiers concerning the ultimate date in September to report substantial, perhaps even final, progress on the items on the agenda, as stated… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Enforcement of September Deadline

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Absence of Oil-Pricing Agreement- Effect on September Meeting of First Ministers

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — June 12, 1980 [Page 456] THE CONSTITUTION ABSENCE OF OIL-PRICING AGREEMENT—EFFECT ON SEPTEMBER MEETING OF FIRST MINISTERS Hon. R. James Balfour: Would the Leader of the Government tell us if it is the policy of the government that an agreement on oil pricing with the energy-producing provinces is critical to the achievement of success in the constitutional negotiations now under way? Hon. Raymond J. Perrault (Leader of the Government): Honourable senators, this is an important question. The government, of… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Absence of Oil-Pricing Agreement- Effect on September Meeting of First Ministers

Senate Debates- Legal and Constitutional Affairs- Motion to Authorize Committee to Study Certain Aspects of the Constitution, Debate Continued

Click here to view the original document (PDF). 462 SENATE DEBATES June 12, 1980 LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS MOTION TO AUTHORIZE COMMITTEE TO STUDY CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE CONSTITUTION-DEBATE CONTINUED On the Order: Resuming the debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Lamontagne, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Frith: That the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs be authorized to consider and report upon constitutional provisions regarding individual and collective rights and upon the future role and compo- sition of the Canadian Senate and alternative constitu-… Read more Senate Debates- Legal and Constitutional Affairs- Motion to Authorize Committee to Study Certain Aspects of the Constitution, Debate Continued

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Aspects of Senate Study

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — June 11, 1980 [Page 441] THE CONSTITUTION ASPECTS OF SENATE STUDY Hon. Jacques Flynn (Leader of the Opposition): Honourable senators, I have a question for the Leader of the Government which will be preparatory to the continuation of the debate. Can he tell us at what point in the discussions aimed at developing a new Canadian Constitution, the subjects of immigration, cultural policy and social affairs will come up for consideration? Do they form part ofa second list of… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Aspects of Senate Study

Senate Debates- The Constitution- June 9 Meeting of First Ministers

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — June 10, 1980 [Page 424] THE CONSTITUTION JUNE 9 MEETING OF FIRST MINISTERS Hon. Jacques Flynn (Leader of the Opposition): Honourable senators, in the statement made by the Leader of the Government concerning the meeting yesterday between the Prime Minister of Canada and the premiers of the provinces, he gave us what he called a short list of the questions upon which the Prime Minister hopes he and the premiers can reach a consensus within the short period of… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- June 9 Meeting of First Ministers