Canada, Senate Debates, “Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen—Motion in Amendment—Order Stands”, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess (9 April 1981)
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Citation: Canada, Senate Debates, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess, 1981 at 2276.
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SENATE DEBATES — April 9, 1981
MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN— MOTION IN AMENDMENT—ORDER STANDS
On the Order:
Resuming the debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Perrault, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Frith:
That an Address be presented to Her Majesty the Queen respecting the Constitution of Canada; and
On the motion in amendment thereto of the Honourable Senator Yuzyk, seconded by the Honourable Senator Tremblay, that the motion be amended in Schedule B of the resolution by inserting immediately after Clause 28 the following:
“28.l Notwithstanding anything in this Charter, the rights and freedoms set out herein are guaranteed equally to men and women.”—(Honourable Senator Frith).
Hon. Royce Frith (Deputy Leader of the Government): Honourable senators, I ask that this order, standing in my name, stand in the name of Senator Lang.
Hon. Senators: Agreed.