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Day: March 15, 1983

Proposed Resolution to Authorize His Excellency the Governor General to issue a proclamation respecting amendments to the Constitution of Canada, The Prime Minister

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Proposed Resolution to authorize His Excellency the Gov- ernor General to issue a proclamation respecting amendment to the Constitution of Canada Projet de résolution autorisant Son Excellence le gouver- neur général à prendre une proclamation portant modification de la Constitution du Canada. THE PRIME MINISTER LE PREMIER MINISTRE Motion for a Rcsolution to authorize His Excellency the Governor General to issue a proclamation respecting amendments to the Constitution of Canada Whereas the Constitution Act, 1982 pro- vides that an amendment to the… Read more Proposed Resolution to Authorize His Excellency the Governor General to issue a proclamation respecting amendments to the Constitution of Canada, The Prime Minister

First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, 1983 Constitutional Accord on Aboriginal Rights, Federal

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 800-17/041 REVISED FIRST MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS 1983 CONSTITUTIONAL ACCORD ON ABORIGINAL RIGHTS FEDERAL Ottawa March 15-16, 1983 1983 CONSTITUTIONAL ACCORD ON ABORIGINAL RIGHTS Whereas pursuant to section 37 of the Constitution Act, 1982, a constitutional conference composed of the Prime Minister of Canada and the first ministers of the provinces was held on March 15 and 16, 1983, to which representatives of the aboriginal peoples of Canada and elected representatives of the governments of the Yukon Territory and… Read more First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, 1983 Constitutional Accord on Aboriginal Rights, Federal

Sections of the Constitutional Act, 1982 Relating to the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

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First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Table of Contents

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 800-17/004 FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE OF FIRST MINISTERS ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS VERBATIM TRANSCRIPT (unverified and unofficial) OTTAWA March 15-16, 1983 CAUTION Readers should not that this verbatim transcript has not been verified by the speakers whose statements are reported herein, nor edited by the CICS. This document has no official status as a record of the Conference. TABLE OF CONTENTS A. CONFERENCE SESSIONS Page March 15, 1983 – Morning Session 1 March 15, 1983 – Afternoon Session 73 March 16, 1983 –… Read more First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Table of Contents

First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Analysis Disputes Census Figures on Natives, Native Council of Canada

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First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, opening Remarks by Hon. Grant Devine

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 800-17/030 FIRST MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. GRANT DEVINE SASKATCHEWAN Ottawa March 15-16, 1983 THE HON. GRANT DEVINE OPENING REMARKS FIRST MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE ON THE CONSTITUTION OTTAWA MARCH 15, 1983 Many have spoken before me and have already expressed sentiments which I share. In particular I would like to echo the warm greetings extended to the representatives of the aboriginal peoples and territorial governments who are here to discuss with us issues of mutual concern.… Read more First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, opening Remarks by Hon. Grant Devine

First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Opening Statement, William Davis, Premier of Ontario

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 800-17/026 OPENING STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE WILLIAM G. DAVIS PREMIER OF ONTARIO TO THE FIRST MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS OTTAWA, ONTARIO, MARCH 15, 1983 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY THIS IS THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY THAT CANADA’S FIRST MINISTERS HAVE HAD TO MEET UNDER OUR NEW, OUR OWN CANADIAN CONSTITUTION TO REALIZE BUT ONE OF THE MANY PROMISES CONTAINED WITHIN IT. IN THAT RESPECT, AND IN VIEW OF THE FACT THAT WE ARE JOINED AT THIS TABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME BY… Read more First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Opening Statement, William Davis, Premier of Ontario

First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Rejection of Riel Pardon, Metis National Council

Click here to view the original document (PDF). DOCUMENT: 800-17/024 FIRST MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE ON ABORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS REJECTION OF RIEL PARDON METIS NATIONAL COUNCIL Ottawa March 15-16, 1983 METIS NATIONAL COUNCIL WE, THE DELEGATES TO THIS FIRST FIRST METIS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, MARCH 14, 1983, UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSE AND ADOPT AS ITS OWN STATEMENT, THE LETTER REJECTING A PARDON FOR LOUIS RIEL AS REFLECTED IN THE ATTACHED LETTER. PER CLEM CHARTIER METIS NATIONAL COUNCIL ASSOCIATION OF METIS & NON-STATUS INDIANS OF SASKATCHEWAN March 2, 1983 To All Members of Parliament and Senate… Read more First Ministers Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters, Rejection of Riel Pardon, Metis National Council