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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

Note on Regina Meeting of August 7, 1975 on Patriation of Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL August 8, 1975. REGINA – August 7, 1975 Present: Premier Blakeney; Ken Lysyk (Deputy Attorney General), Bill Haney, R.G.R. The meeting took place in the Premier’s office from 11 to 12.20. I introduced the subject with an outline of the interviews that I had had with the various Premiers to that date. I then invited Premier Blakeney to raise any questions on which he would like to have further information and said I would welcome hearing his views. Discussion Premier Blakeney… Read more Note on Regina Meeting of August 7, 1975 on Patriation of Constitution

Extract from transcript of the Prime Minister’s Press Conference- Constitutional Review

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Extract from transcript of the Prlme Minister’s Press Conference – August 7 1975 CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW Extract from transcript of the Prime Minister’s Press Conference – Au ust 7 1975 CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW Q: Monsieur le Premier ministre, M. Bourassa indiquait il y a quelques semaines son intention de rouvrir le dossier cons- titutionel. De votre côté est-ce que vous seriez prêt à faire la même chose. Quand et sur quelle base reprendriez-vous les pour- parlers sur la Constitution? R: Eh bien, comme je… Read more Extract from transcript of the Prime Minister’s Press Conference- Constitutional Review

Discussions with Premiers re: “Patriation of Constitution – New Brunswick – Premier Hatfield

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL DISCUSSIONS WITH PREMIERS RE “PATRIATION” OF CONSTITUTION New Brunswick — Premier Hatfield — July 3, 1975 Meeting — 11:30 — 1:00; lunch to 3:30. Present: Premier Hatfield; Marcel Massé (Secretary to Cabinet of N.B.), Frank Carter and self. Presentation — Outlined positions taken by Premiers chronologically. At end, Mr. Hatfield asked what the federal government‘s position was. I said that the reactions and positions of Premiers had not yet been put to the Cabinet: simply the original objection of “patriation” on… Read more Discussions with Premiers re: “Patriation of Constitution – New Brunswick – Premier Hatfield

Notes for Meeting with Premier Hatfield, Fredericton New Brunswick

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Notes for Meeting with Premier Campbell, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island

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Discussions with Premiers re: “Patriation of Constitution – Prince Edward Island – Premier Campbell

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL DISCUSSIONS WITH PREMIERS RE “PATRIATION” OF CONSTITUTION P.E.I. — Premier Campbell — July 2nd, 1975 Meeting with Premier Campbell — 3:45 — 6:30 p.m. Only Frank Carter and self present. Presentation — Reminded Mr. Campbell of discussion at Prime Minister’s dinner on April 9 and letter of April 19. Told him of visits in chronological order and of positions taken. Discussion — Premier Campbell said he had three points to make: 1. He had no objection whatever to the patriation proposal… Read more Discussions with Premiers re: “Patriation of Constitution – Prince Edward Island – Premier Campbell