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The Canadian Constitution 1980: Proposed Resolution respecting the Constitution of Canada

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Canada Preface This is the full text, with explanatory notes, of a proposed Resolution tabled in the Senate and the House of Commons respecting the Constitution of Canada It is published by the Government of Canada in the interest of contributing to public discussion. Additional copies may be obtained by writing to: Publications Canada Box 1986, Station “B” OTTAWA, CANADA K1P 6G6 PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR JOINT ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN RESPECTING THE CONSTITUTION OF CANADA TABLE OF CONTENTS Section Pages… Read more The Canadian Constitution 1980: Proposed Resolution respecting the Constitution of Canada

Report of the Western Premiers’ Task Force on Constitutional Trends, 3rd Report

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Constitutional Continuity: Bill C-60 & Canadian History

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Highlights of the Constitutional Amendment Bill

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Highlights of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 1978 Office of The Prime Minister Cabinet du Premier Ministre PRIME MINISTER INTRODUCES BILL TO AMEND CANADIAN CONSTITUTION Prime Minister Trudeau has introduced a bill in the House of Commons to implement proposed changes in the Consti- tution of Canada, as promised in last week’s policy paper entitled A Time for Action. Constitutional reform is to be carried out in two phases: Phase I will cover matters under federal jurisdiction and Phase II will cover areas… Read more Highlights of the Constitutional Amendment Bill

Some Problems Raised by the Constitutional Amendment Bill (C-60)

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What is British Columbia’s Position on the Constitution of Canada?

Click here to view the original document (PDF). What Is British Columbia’s Position On the Constitution of Canada? November 1976 Victoria, British Columbia What Is British Columbia’s Position On the Constitution of Canada? Presented by HON. WILLIAM R. BENNETT PREMIER OF BRITISH COLUMBIA November 1976 Victoria, B.C. FOREWORD The Government of British Colum- bia is fully committed to the concept of a united Canada and to the basic principles of the Canadian Federation. Canada, one nation, from Atlantic to Paci?c, comprised of ?ve regions each with its own strengths and… Read more What is British Columbia’s Position on the Constitution of Canada?

Draft – Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General

Click here to view the original document (PDF). D R A F T CONFIDENTIAL November 10th, 1975. Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General Whereas it is fitting that it should be possible to amend the Constitution of Canada in all respects by action of the appropriate instrumentalities of government in Canada acting separately or in concert as may best suit the matter in question; And whereas it is desirable to make more specific provision respecting the constitutional status of the English and French languages in Canada and to… Read more Draft – Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General

Draft – Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General

Click here to view the original document (PDF). D R A F T CONFIDENTIAL October 30th, 1975. Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General Whereas it is fitting that it should be possible to amend the Constitution of Canada in all respects by action of the appropriate instrumentalities of government in Canada acting separately or in concert as may best suit the matter in question; And whereas it is desirable to make more specific provision respecting the constitutional status of the English and French languages in Canada and to… Read more Draft – Form for a Proclamation of the Governor General