Category: Collections

COLLECTION: British Columbia—Confederation (1870-1871)

British Columbia, Legislative Council: Debate on the Subject of Confederation with Canada, Whole Collection (1870) Canada, House of Commons: Debates on the Union of British Columbia with Canada Canada, House of Commons Debates, [Speech from the Throne], 1st Parl, 4th Sess (15 February 1871) Canada, House of Commons Debates, “The Debate on the Address”, 1st Parl, 4th Sess (16 February 1871) Canada, House of Commons Debates, “British Columbia Correspondence”, 1st Parl, 4th Sess (17 February 1871) Canada, House of Commons Debates, “The Election Law” & “Papers on British Columbia”, 1st… Read more COLLECTION: British Columbia—Confederation (1870-1871)

COLLECTION: Federal-Provincial Conference of First Ministers on the Constitution (Ottawa: 2-5 November 1981)

Verbatim Transcript [Including Agreement on Constitution] Notes for Opening Remarks of Premier J. Angus MacLean Opening Statement by Honourable A. Brian Peckford, Premier Newfoundland and Labrador Notes for an address by the Hon. John M. Buchanan, Q.C., M.LA., Premier of Nova Scotia New Brunswick Proposals concerning The Charter of Rights Opening Remarks by Premier Rene Levesque, Monday, November 2nd Opening Statement by the Hon. Sterling Lyon, Premier of Manitoba A New Brunswick Proposal to obtain wider support for the Constitutional Resolution Notes for an Opening Statement by Premier Allan Blakeney… Read more COLLECTION: Federal-Provincial Conference of First Ministers on the Constitution (Ottawa: 2-5 November 1981)

COLLECTION: Quarantine Act, SC, 2005*

*All links will open a new tab to Canada’s Parliament website or a PrimaryDocuments page.* Quarantine Act (2005-Current) Order-in-Council: Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada (2020) House of Commons Debates First Reading: October 8, 2004 Notice of Intention: October 15, 2004 Second Reading: October 22, 2004 Debate Continued: October 26, 2004 Report with Amendments: December 13, 2004 Report Stage: February 9, 2005 Third Reading: February 10, 2005 Senate Amendments Concurrence: May 5, 2005 HERE and HERE Question Be Now Put: May 6, 2005 Senate Amendments Concurrence: May… Read more COLLECTION: Quarantine Act, SC, 2005*

COLLECTION: “Peace, Order, and Good Government”

Statutes, Instructions, etc.  Royal Proclamation (1763) Governor Murray’s Commission (1763) Private Instructions to Governor Murray (1763) Quebec Act (1774) Massachusetts Government Act (1774) Constitutional Act (1791) An Act to Make Temporary Provision for the Government of Lower Canada (1838) Union Act (1840) New Zealand Constitution (1852) An Act to provide for the Government of British Columbia (1858) Proclamation of English law in force in British Columbia (1858) Colonial Laws Validity Act, UK (1865) Use in British Parliament: Commons: Select Committee on the Civil Government of Canada, Report (1828) Lords: King’s… Read more COLLECTION: “Peace, Order, and Good Government”

COLLECTION: Emergencies Act (1988)

Documents Relating to the Emergencies Act* (1988) *Replaced The War Measures Act (1914) The Emergencies Act (1988) House of Commons Committee on the Emergencies Act (1987-1988)—External Site Debates on the Emergencies Act: House of Commons: 2 November 1987 House of Commons: 3 November 1987 House of Commons: 4 November 1987 House of Commons: 16 November 1987 House of Commons: 17 November 1987 House of Commons: 18 November 1987 House of Commons: 25 April 1988 House of Commons: 27 April 1988 House of Commons: 11 July 1988 Senate: 28 April 1988… Read more COLLECTION: Emergencies Act (1988)

The Confederation Debates (1865-66): Index (2019)

General Index: including subjects, speakers, legislation, places, people (2019) Appendix A: Index of passages listed by citation in the Canadian courts (2019) Appendix B: Index of passages listed by relevance to particular resolutions in the Quebec Resolutions  (2019) Appendix C: Index of passages listed by relevance to particular sections of the Constitution Act, 1867 (2019)

COLLECTION: The Confederation Debates (1864-1867)

Province of Canada 19 February 1864 – 30 June 1864 3 February 1865 – 14 March 1865 8 June 1866 – 15 August 1866 Province of Nova Scotia 9 February 1865 – 21 April, 1865 1 March 1866 – 7 May 1866 16 March 1867 – 7 May 1867 Province of New Brunswick 27 April, 1865 – 5 June, 1865 8 March, 1866 – 9 July 1866 Province of Prince Edward Island 28 February, 1865 – 3 April, 1865 16 April, 1866 – 10 May, 1866 Province of Newfoundland 21… Read more COLLECTION: The Confederation Debates (1864-1867)

COLLECTION: Parliament of the United Kingdom relating to the British North America Bill (1867)

1866-1867 (British North America Bill / Confederation of Canada) House of Commons February 6, 1866 February 22, 1867 February 26, 1867 February 27, 1867 February 28, 1867 March 4, 1867 (Minutes) March 4, 1867 (Committee) March 7, 1867 March 8, 1867 March 12, 1867 House of Lords February 6, 1866 (Queen’s Speech) February 6, 1866 (Address to Her Majesty) February 12, 1867 (Minutes) February 12, 1867 (First Reading) February 19, 1867 February 22, 1867 (Minutes) February 22, 1867 (Committees) February 25, 1867 February 26, 1867 (Minutes) February 26, 1867 (Third… Read more COLLECTION: Parliament of the United Kingdom relating to the British North America Bill (1867)