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Day: March 25, 1981

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Meeting of Provincial Premiers- Tentative Agreement on Amending Formula

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — March 25, 1981 [Page 2142] THE CONSTITUTION MEETING OF PROVINCIAL PREMIERS—TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON AMENDING FORMULA Hon. Jacques Flynn (Leader of the Opposition): Honourable senators, I have a question for the Leader of the Government, and, depending on his answer, I suppose the deputy leader might say that something dramatic has happened which has led to a decision not to sit at other than our usual hours. It is reported that the representatives of the eight provincial governments opposing the… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Meeting of Provincial Premiers- Tentative Agreement on Amending Formula

Senate Debates- The Constitution- Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Debate Continued

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — March 25, 1981 [Page 2149] THE CONSTITUTION MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN—DEBATE CONTINUED The Senate resumed from yesterday the debate on the motion of Senator Perrault that an Address be presented to Her Majesty the Queen respecting the Constitution of Canada. Hon. Orville H. Phillips: Honourable senators, I would like to begin by referring to the kind concern of the Honourable Senator Connolly, who said that the sun was shining on the Conservative benches. I… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Debate Continued