Canada, House of Commons Debates, “Mrs. Mitchell—The Constitution—Request for Deletion of Section 33 of Charter”, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess (25 November 1981)


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Date: 1981-11-25
By: Canada (Parliament)
Citation: Canada, House of Commons Debates, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess, 1981 at 13243.
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[En glish]
PETITION
MRS. MITCHELL-THE CONSTITUTION-REQUEST FOR
DELETION 0F SECTION 330OF CHARTER
Mrs. Margaret Mitchell (Vancouver East): Madam Speaker,
it is my duty to presenit a petition to the House sponsored
by the Ad Hoc Committee of Canadian Women on the
Constitution. This petition asks for the removal of the override
section, Section 33, from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
It is the hope of Canadian women that members of Parliament
will delete the shockingly regressive Section 33 in order to
guarantee that basic rights and freedoms-and 25 of them are
Order Paper Questions
listed-cannot be violated by the provinces or the federal
government.

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