Category: Secondary Sources and Other Materials

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Patriation of the constitution: Article 40 of the proclamation] to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-06 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please see PDF to view them.* CONFIDENTIAL November 6th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Patriation of the constitution: Article 40 of the proclamation In my memorandum of October 31st I told you of the difficulties we had encountered over the drafting of Article 40 which led to a very negative reaction by Chouinard. I raised… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Patriation of the constitution: Article 40 of the proclamation] to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Patriation of the constitution: Article 40 of the proclamation] to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-06 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please consult PDF to view them.* CONFIDENTIAL Mr. Carter Mrs. Reed Mr. Hurley Miss Macdonald November 6th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Patriation of the constitution: Article 40 of the proclamation In my memorandum of October 31st I told you of the difficulties we had encountered over the drafting of Article 40 which led to… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Patriation of the constitution: Article 40 of the proclamation] to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Help by the Department of Justice on the patriation of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-06 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please see PDF to view them.* CONFIDENTIAL November 6th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Help by the Department of Justice on the patriation of the constitution You are familiar with the problems we have been having over Article 40 of the draft proclamation. Since getting your comments of November 3rd, I have met with Don… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Help by the Department of Justice on the patriation of the constitution] to the Prime Minister (6 November 1975)

Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [The Thorson Proposal for Article 40] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (6 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-06 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from James Ross Hurley to Mr. R.G. Robertson (6 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). *This document contains handwritten notes. Please consult the PDF to view them.* Confidential Memorandum for Mr. R.G. Robertson c.c.: Mr. F.A.G. Carter Mr. P. Jodouin Mrs. B.J. Reed The Thorson Proposal for Article 40 This formulation would appear more acceptable than the earlier suggestions from Justice and should satisfy both Judge Chouinard and the Prime Minister. The following comments may… Read more Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [The Thorson Proposal for Article 40] to Mr. R.G. Robertson (6 November 1975)

Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Article 40 of the patriation proclamation] to Mrs. Reed (6 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-06 By: R.G. Robertson Citation: Memorandum from R.G. Robertson to Mrs. Reed (6 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL Mr. Carter Mr. Jodouin Mr. Hurley November 6, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MRS. REED: Article 40 of the patriation proclamation Thank you for your memorandum of today’s date with the copies in English and French of the latest version of Article 40. I spoke on the telephone this afternoon to Judge Chouinard and read to him the two texts at a pace… Read more Memorandum from R.G. Robertson [Article 40 of the patriation proclamation] to Mrs. Reed (6 November 1975)

Memorandum from Barbara Reed [Re: Patriation] to Mr. Robertson (6 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-06 By: Barbara Reed Citation: Memorandum from Barbara Reed to Mr. Robertson (6 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL November 6th, 1975. MEMORANDUM TO MR. ROBERTSON Re: Patriation Attached are copies in French and English of the latest version of Article 40. Barbara Reed Attachs. (2) cc: Mr. Carter Mr. Jodouin Mr. Hurley CONFIDENTIAL November 6th, 1975. DRAFT ARTICLE 40 Art. 40(1) In order to ensure a greater harmony of action by governments, and especially in order to reduce the… Read more Memorandum from Barbara Reed [Re: Patriation] to Mr. Robertson (6 November 1975)

Memorandum from Mary Macdonald [Re: Your memorandum to the Prime Minister, October 31, 1975: “Further steps re patriation of the constitution”] to R.G. Robertson (3 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-03 By: Mary Macdonald Citation: Memorandum from Mary Macdonald to R.G. Robertson (3 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL November 3, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR R.G.R. ROBERTSON From: Mary Macdonald Re: Your memorandum to the Prime Minister, October 31, 1975: “Further steps re patriation of the constitution” The Prime Minister has made the following comments: Page 3; (b) “O.K.” Page 3, Article 5 “On reflection, I think this is sufficient.” Page 4, Discussion with Mr. Bourassa “This will have to be… Read more Memorandum from Mary Macdonald [Re: Your memorandum to the Prime Minister, October 31, 1975: “Further steps re patriation of the constitution”] to R.G. Robertson (3 November 1975)

Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [Meeting with Judge Chouinard on the Form for a Proclamation Quebec, October 31st, 1975] to R.G. Robertson (3 November 1975)

Document Information Date: 1975-11-03 By: James Ross Hurley Citation: Memorandum from James Ross Hurley to R.G. Robertson (3 November 1975). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL November 3, 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR MR. R.G. ROBERTSON cc: Mr. F.A.G. Carter Mr. P. Jodouin Mrs. B.J.Reed Meeting with Judge Chouinard on the Form for a Proclamation Quebec, October 31st, 1975 As agreed, I met with Judge Chouinard at the Palais de Justice in Quebec on Friday, October 31st, 1975, and gave him a copy in French and in… Read more Memorandum from James Ross Hurley [Meeting with Judge Chouinard on the Form for a Proclamation Quebec, October 31st, 1975] to R.G. Robertson (3 November 1975)