Skip to content

Day: October 15, 1980

Senate Debates, The Constitution, Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty the Queen, Order Stands

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — October 15, 1980 [Page 874] THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR A JOINT ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN—ORDER STANDS On the Order: Resuming the debate on the inquiry of the Honourable Senator Perrault, P.C., calling the attention of the Senate to the document entitled “Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty the Queen respecting the Constitution of Canada”, tabled in the Senate on 6th October, 1980.—(Honourable Senator Frith). Hon. Royce Frith (Deputy Leader of the Government): Honourable… Read more Senate Debates, The Constitution, Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty the Queen, Order Stands

Senate Debates- The Constitution Debate- Legality of Proposed Resolution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — October 15, 1980 [Page 863] THE CONSTITUTION DEBATE LEGALITY OF PROPOSED RESOLUTION Hon. Jacques Flynn (Leader of the Opposition): Honourable senators, I have a question for the Leader of the Government. In view of the decision taken yesterday by five premiers, who may be joined by two others, if not more, to place before the courts the legality of the resolution which the present government intends to push through Parliament, is it the intention of the government to proceed… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution Debate- Legality of Proposed Resolution

House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Refusal of Prime Minister to Refer Resolution to Supreme Court

Click here to view the original document (PDF). COMMONS DEBATES — October 15, 1980 [Page 3679] THE CONSTITUTION REFUSAL OF PRIME MINISTER TO REFER RESOLUTION TO SUPREME COURT Right Hon. Joe Clark (Leader of the Opposition): Angus, you know you are welcome here! Some hon. Members: Hear, hear! Mr. Clark: Madam Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister will recall that yesterday when I asked him about a reference to the Supreme Court for its opinion on the constitutionality of his constitution resolution, he said as… Read more House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Refusal of Prime Minister to Refer Resolution to Supreme Court

House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Establishment of Special Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Commons

Click here to view the original document (PDF). COMMONS DEBATES — October 15, 1980 THE CONSTITUTION ESTABLISHMENT OF SPECIAL JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF COMMONS [Page 3690] [English] The House resumed consideration from Friday, October 10, 1980, of the motion of the Minister of Justice and Minister of State for Social Development (Mr. Chrétien): That a Special Joint Committee of the Senate and of the House of Commons be appointed to consider and report upon the document entitled “Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty… Read more House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Establishment of Special Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Commons

Senate Debates, The Constitution, Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Debate Continued

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — October 15, 1980 [Page 918] THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR A JOINT ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN—DEBATE CONTINUED On the Order: Resuming the debate on the inquiry of the Honourable Senator Perrault, P.C., calling the attention of the Senate to the document entitled “Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty the Queen respecting the Constitution of Canada”, tabled in the Senate on 6th October, l980.—(Honourab1e Senator Lamontagne, P. C .). Hon. Royce Frith (Deputy Leader of… Read more Senate Debates, The Constitution, Proposed Resolution for a Joint Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Debate Continued