TOWARDS A NEW CANADA: THE CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION'S REPORT ON THE CONSTITUTION
AbstractThis article comments on various aspects of the Report of the Canadian Bar Association on the Canadian constitution, which was undertaken to search for the essential constitutional characteristics of Canadian federalism. It considers the Committee’s mandate and its recognition of constitutional symbolism. It surveys the Committee’s constitutional objectives, their recommendations for a Bill of Rights, their proposals for language rights and economic rights, their suggestions on division of powers and federal-provincial relations, their views on the provincial status of Quebec and the reception of the Report.
Keywords:Canadian Bar Association
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