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Month: January 1983

First Ministers Conference, Aboriginal Constitutional Affairs, Letter Addressed to Premier René Lévesque from the Aboriginal Peoples of Quebec on the Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT EST EGALEMENT DISPONIBLE EN FRANCAIS DOCUMENT: 830-120/015 FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL MEETING OF MINISTERS ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS Letter addressed to Premier René Lévesque from the Aboriginal Peoples of Quebec on the Constitution Assembly of First Nations OTTAWA January 31 – February 1, 1983 [Page 1] ABORIGINAL PEOPLES OF QUEBEC ON THE CONSTITUTION 1500 Sullivan Road Val d’Or, Quebec J9P 1M1 4898 de Maisonneuve West Montreal, Quebec H3Z 1M8 November 30, 1982 Premier René Levesque – Hotel du Gouvernement Quebec, Quebec Dear Mr. Prime… Read more First Ministers Conference, Aboriginal Constitutional Affairs, Letter Addressed to Premier René Lévesque from the Aboriginal Peoples of Quebec on the Constitution

Federal-Provincial Meeting of the Officials on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 830-120/029 FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL MEETING OF MINISTERS ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS REUNION FEDERAL-PROVINCIALE DE MINISTRES SUR LES QUESTIONS CONSTITUTIONNELLES INTERESSANT LES AUTOCHTONES OTTAWA January 31st & February 1st, 1983 LIST OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS OTTAWA Les 31 janvier et 1er février 1983 LISTE DES DOCUMENTS PUBLICS DOCUMENT NO. N° DU DOCUMENT SOURCE ORIGINE TITLE TITRE *See PDF for table CE DOCUMENT EST EGALEMENT DISPONIBLE EN FRANCAIS DOCUMENT: 830-120/005 FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL MEETING OF MINISTERS ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS Letter to the Rt. Hon. Pierre E. Trudeau,… Read more Federal-Provincial Meeting of the Officials on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters

Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands Issue No. 5 (January 25, 1983) (February 9, 1983) (February 10, 1983) (February 14, 1983)

Click here to view the original document (PDF). HOUSE OF COMMONS Issue No. 5 In Ottawa, Ontario Tuesday, January 25, 1983 Wednesday, February 9, 1983 Thursday, February 10, 1983 In Nanoose, British Columbia Monday, February 14, 1983 Chairman: Mr. Keith Penner Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government RESPECTING: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands WITNESSES: (See back cover) First Session of the Thirty-second Parliament, 1980-81-82-83… Read more Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands Issue No. 5 (January 25, 1983) (February 9, 1983) (February 10, 1983) (February 14, 1983)

Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands Issue No. 4 (January 20, 1983)

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Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands Issue No. 3 (January 19, 1983)

Click here to view the original document (PDF). HOUSE OF COMMONS Issue No. 3 Winnipeg, Manitoba Wednesday, January 19, 1983 Chairman: Mr. Keith Penner Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government RESPECTING: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands WITNESSES: (See back cover) First Session of the Thirty-second Parliament, 1980-81-82-83 SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON INDIAN Self-Government Chairman: Mr. Keith Penner Vice-Chairman: Mr. Stan Schellenberger Allmand Chénier Manly Oberle… Read more Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: The status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands Issue No. 3 (January 19, 1983)

Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: To review the status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian Bands Issue No. 2 (January 18, 1983)

Click here to view the original document (PDF). HOUSE OF COMMONS Issue No. 2 Long Plain, Manitoba Tuesday, January 18, 1983 Chairman: Mr. Keith Penner Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government RESPECTING: To review the status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands WITNESSES: (See back cover) First Session of the Thirty-second Parliament, 1980-81-82-83 SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT Chairman: Mr. Keith Penner Vice-Chairman: Mr. Stan Schellenberger Messrs.… Read more Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government Respecting: To review the status, development and responsibilities of Band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian Bands Issue No. 2 (January 18, 1983)

British Columbia’s Constitutional Proposals, Paper No. 8, The Distribution of Legislative Powers

Click here to view the original document (PDF). British Columbia’s Constitutional Proposals Paper No. 8 THE DISTRIBUTION OF LEGISLATIVE POWERS INDEX I. Introduction 7 II. General Principles for Distributing Powers 9 1. Balancing Factors of Unity and Factors of Diversity in Canada 9 (a) Nationalism 10 (b) Regionalism 11 2. Benefit Sharing 12 3. Efficiency 12 4. Conclusion 13 III. Structure of Distribution of Powers Sections of the Constitution 14 1. Theoretical Possibilities 14 2. Historical Background 15 (a) Other Federations 15 (b) Canada 16 3. Analysis and Recommendation 16… Read more British Columbia’s Constitutional Proposals, Paper No. 8, The Distribution of Legislative Powers

British Columbia’s Constitutional Proposals, Paper No. 6, A Bill of Rights and the Constitution of Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). British Columbia’s Constitutional Proposals Paper No. 6 A BILL OF RIGHTS AND THE CONSTITUTION OF CANADA Province of British Columbia INDEX PAGE I. Introduction 7 II. Classification of Rights and Freedoms and the Government of Canada Proposals 9 III. Options for the Province 11 IV. Constitutional Entrenchment: Implications and Concerns 12 V. Conclusion 17 “. . . it should not be assumed that the court of final resort, in substituting its value preferences for those of the legisla- ture, will necessarily be… Read more British Columbia’s Constitutional Proposals, Paper No. 6, A Bill of Rights and the Constitution of Canada