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  Canada Act 1982 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canada Act 1982 is an Act of Parliament passed by the British Parliament that severed virtually all remaining constitutional and legislative ties between the United Kingdom and Canada.
Canada has full sovereignty over its realm and the Queen's role is separate from her role as the British monarch.
Whilst the Canada Act 1982 received the Royal Assent on March 29, 1982 in London, it was not until the Queen came to Canada that the Constitution Act, 1982, its Canadian equivalent, was proclaimed by Letters patent as a statutory instrument by the Queen on her visit to Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada_Act_1982   (1034 words)

  
 1982 in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 8 - The Canada Act is passed by the British House of Commons
April 17 - Queen Elizabeth II signs Canada's newly repatriated constitution in Ottawa and the new Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms comes into effect.
August 23 - Turkish military attaché to Canada, Col. Atilla Altikat, is assassinated by Armenian terrorists in Ottawa.
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 The Constitution Act, 1982
Every citizen of Canada has the right to vote in an election of members of the House of Commons or of a legislative assembly and to be qualified for membership therein.
PART VI (1) The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law of Canada, and any law that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution is, to the extent of the inconsistency, of no force or effect.
Where any portion of the Constitution of Canada has been or is enacted in English and French or where a French version of any portion of the Constitution is enacted pursuant to section 55, the English and French versions of that portion of the Constitution are equally authoritative.
members.shaw.ca /pdg/canadian-charter-of-rights-freedoms.html   (4960 words)

  
 ICL - Canada - Constitution Act 1867 and 1982
The parts of the province of Canada (as it exists at the passing of this act) which formerly constituted respectively the Province of Upper Canada and Lower Canada shall be deemed to be severed, and shall form Two separate Provinces.
The Command-in-Chief of the Land and Naval Militia, and of all Naval and Military Forces, of and in Canada, is hereby declared to continue to be vested in the Queen.
The Assets enumerated in the Fourth Schedule to this act belonging at the Union to the Province of Canada shall be the Property of Ontario and Quebec conjointly.
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 Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada is a federation of ten provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec, and Saskatchewan; and two territories: Northwest Territories and Yukon.
Inhabited by indigenous Indian and Inuit (Eskimo) groups, Canada was reached by an English expedition led by John Cabot 1497 and a French expedition under Jacques Cartier 1534.
The position was resolved with the passing of the Constitution Act 1982, the last piece of UK legislation to have force in Canada.
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 POL - 221   Canadian Government 
Canada originally had very centralized system of federalism, but has changed other the years because of: judicial decisions, changes in constitutional conventions, political practice (including federal spending power).
Two members of the Supreme Court of Canada have announced they are leaving, which provide an opportunity for the Liberal government to consider changes to the current method of selecting new members of the court.
Law Commission of Canada has issued a report recommending that a mixed member system similar to that of New Zealand and Germany should be adopted for federal elections in Canada.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/221/221_class_sched.html   (3518 words)

  
 Canadian Constitutional Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
These documents are provided as a service to Canadians and others interested in Canada, who regularly travel the net and who are curious in regards to, "what the fuss is all about." This "collection" is merely here for reference only.
Schedule 6 was inserted by the Constitution Act, 1982 to give the provinces juridiction over the environment.
In Canada's case, section 118 of the Constitution Act, 1867, was repealed.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English   (2868 words)

  
 Canada's Nuclear Dilemma -- Edwards, 1982
Canada is also the world's largest exporter of uranium, upon which all nuclear weapons ultimately depend.
As of June 1982 no orders had been processed for the CANDU purchased by Romania in 1978; a $1 billion line of credit has been withdrawn (Globe and Mail, 25 June and 28 July 1981).
Romania wants Canada to purchase or promote Romanian farm machinery and textiles at a time when Canadian producers of these goods are in great difficulty (Le Devoir, 28 July 1981).
www.ccnr.org /dilemma_2.html   (4757 words)

  
 - Research Note - Canada's Constitution prior to 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada has a written Constitution which acknowledges a similarity in principle to the English system.
Prior to the patriation of the Canadian Constitution in 1982, the Canadian Constitution consisted of a number of British statutes.
Legal federalism concerns conflicts as to whether a challenged law falls within provincial or federal jurisdiction, the implication being that invasion of federal jurisdiction by a province is illegal or unconstitutional, and vice versa.
www.constitutional-law.net /chartersample.html   (2097 words)

  
 The Constitution Act, 1867   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the case of Quebec each of the Twenty-four Senators representing that Province shall be appointed for One of the Twenty-four Electoral Divisions of Lower Canada specified in Schedule A. to Chapter One of the Consolidated Statutes of Canada.
Pursuant to this statute, the Parliament of Canada enacted the
The Parliament of Canada may from time to time make provision for the representation in the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, or in either of them, of any territories which for the time being form part of the Dominion of Canada, but are not included in any province thereof.
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 CanLII >> Canada >> Constitutional Documents >> The Constitution Act, 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
(1) English and French are the official languages of Canada and have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institutions of the Parliament and government of Canada.
A constitutional conference composed of the Prime Minister of Canada and the first ministers of the provinces shall be convened by the Prime Minister of Canada within fifteen years after this Part comes into force to review the provisions of this Part.
(1) The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law of Canada, and any law that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution is, to the extent of the inconsistency, of no force or effect.
www.canlii.org /ca/const_en/const1982.html   (4228 words)

  
 Virtual Law Office: Constitution Act, 1982
English and French are the official languages of Canada and have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institutions of the Parliament and government of Canada.
Citizens of Canada of whom any child has received or is receiving primary or secondary school instruction in English or French in Canada, have the right to have all their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in the same language.
The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law of Canada, and any law that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution is, to the extent of the inconsistency, of no force or effect.
www.bloorstreet.com /200block/sconst82.htm   (4690 words)

  
 Canada's Nuclear Dilemma -- Edwards, 1982
According to the draft report of an internal government review (Canada, 1981b) that was leaked to the Ottawa press in the spring of 1981 [ 7 ], it is even doubtful "whether the nuclear industry in Canada will survive the 1980's" (p.
However, long-term exports of nuclear-generated electricity from Canada would likely require far-reaching decisions on the part of American utilities: for example, a deliberate policy to displace coal-fired generation with electricity imports on the basis of comparative cost studies and/or environmental concerns [ 36 ].
Moreover, the techniques and equipment developed in Canada to cope with such problems may be exportable at a profit to other countries facing similar difficulties later on [ 44 ].
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 Confederation and Canada's Government (and how it works)
In 1858, Ottawa was chosen by Queen Victoria to be the capital of the United Provinces of Canada, and in 1867 it became capital of the Dominion of Canada.
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, a federal state and parliamentary democracy with two official languages and two systems of law: civil law and common law.
Canada's Constitution was initially a British statute, the British North America Act, 1867, and until 1982, its amendment required action by the British Parliament.
members.shaw.ca /kcic1/cangovt.html   (3212 words)

  
 The Third ASEAN - Canada Dialogue (1982)
The Meeting was attended by delegations from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Canada.
The Meeting was held in a spirit of cooperation and cordiality which has traditionally characterized relations between Canada and ASEAN.
The Canadian delegation expressed its sincere appreciation for the warm hospitality extended by the Philippine hosts and for the excellent arrangements for the meeting.
www.aseansec.org /5604.htm   (221 words)

  
 ICL - Canada - Constitution Act 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The government of Canada and the provincial governments are committed to the principal that, before any amendment is made to Class 24 of Section 91 of the "Constitution Act, 1867", to Section 25 of this act or to this part,
This act may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1975 and this act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
A reference to the "Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982" shall be deemed be to include a reference to the "Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1983".
www.cx.unibe.ch /oefre/law/icl/ca02000_.html   (3647 words)

  
 SoftBall Canada
All major team sports in Canada (basketball, volleyball, field hockey, soccer) are competitive at the international level using the national team approach.
A long-range planning meeting held in December 1982 proposed the eight areas in which programs and activities needed to be established or maintained in order to have an effective National Team Program.
Softball Canada has four national teams: Senior Men's and Women's and Junior Men's and Women's and have been actively involved in international and national softball competitions since 1966 (prior to 1982, Canada was represented by club teams at international events).
www.softball.ca /nationalteams   (230 words)

  
 POL-324 Course Schedule 04-2
Until mid-20th century, Canada was described by some commentators as " quasi-federal ", because of the subordination in the Constitution of provincial legislatures to federal government actors.
A very useful printed index series is available in the Reference Section of the SFU Library (on North side of the the main floor), called the Index to Canadian Legal Periodical Literature; it's call number is K9 N39.
Canada (A.G.), [1995] 3 S.C.R. 199, La Forest said the public purpose should be framed in terms of “whether the prohibition with penal consequences is directed at an ‘evil’ or injurious effect upon the public.”
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/324/324_out.html   (2524 words)

  
 Canada Act --  Encyclopædia Britannica
1982, Canada's constitution approved by the British Parliament on March 25, 1982, and proclaimed by Queen Elizabeth II on April 17, 1982, making Canada wholly independent.
It states that “there shall be one Parliament for Canada, consisting of the Queen, an upper house,...
Canada's rivers and lakes are used for shipping and for producing electricity.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9019907   (674 words)

  
 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1982 in aviation 1982 in film 1982 in literature 1982 in music 1982 in sports 1982 in television 1982 in Canada
April 17 - By Proclamation of the Queen of Canada on Parliament Hill, Canada repatriates its constitution granting full political independence from the United Kingdom ; included is the country's first entrenched bill of rights called the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
June 6 - 1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israel i Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their "Operation Peace for the Galilee," eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.
www.purpleuniverse.com /true_associate-1982.html   (1625 words)

  
 The Constitution Act, 1982
(2) Parliament and the government of Canada are committed to the principle of making equalization payments to ensure that provincial governments have sufficient revenues to provide reasonably comparable levels of public services at reasonably comparable levels of taxation.( 19)
A reference to the "Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982" shall be deemed be to include a reference to the "Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1983".( 29)
(22) Prior to the enactment of Part V certain provisions of the Constitution of Canada and the provincial constitutions could be amended pursuant to the Constitution Act.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~sprague/con82.htm   (5075 words)

  
 Canada. Consolidation of the Constitution Acts, 1967 to 1982.
The enactments of the United Kingdom Parliament or the Parliament of Canada, and Orders in Council admitting territories, referred to in the footnotes, may be found in Appendix II to the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, and in the annual volumes of the statutes of Canada.
6.- The Parts of the Province of Canada (as it exists at the passing of this Act) which formerly constituted respectively the Provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada shall be deemed to be severed, and shall form Two separate Provinces.
15.- The Command-in-Chief of the Land and Naval Militia, and of all Naval and Military Forces, of and in Canada, is hereby declared to continue and be vested in the Queen.
www.resdal.org /Archivo/d000001c.htm   (13054 words)

  
 About Government | Canada Site
This section provides links to information on the structure and functions of the Government of Canada.
Provides access to Justice Canada's on-line resource for federal laws, statutes, acts and regulations.
Guide to the information holdings of Government of Canada departments and agencies, and reference tool for exercising rights under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.
canada.gc.ca /howgoc/howind_e.html   (144 words)

  
 1982 - Encyclopedia (directory)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
June 6 - 1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their "Operation Peace for the Galilee," eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.
Friday, June 11, 1982 - After a racially filled build up, the WBC world Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, a Black, defeats challenger Gerry Cooney, a White, by a knockout in round 13 at Las Vegas to retain the world championship.
Friday, November 12, 1982 - The Battle of The Champions, Aaron Pryor defeats Alexis Arguello in boxing contest at the Orange Bowl.
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 Canada Act 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
by the Senate and House of Commons of Canada
The Constitution Act, 1982 set out in Schedule B to this Act is hereby enacted for and shall have the force of law in Canada and shall come into force as provided in that Act.
Constitution Act, 1982 in both English and French versions.
www.gov.ns.ca /Legi/Legc/canada82.htm   (215 words)

  
 ICL - Canada - Constitution Act 1982 - Table of Contents
Canada - Constitution Act 1982 - Table of Contents
Part II Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
Part V Procedure for Amending the Constitution of Canada
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ca02t___.html   (55 words)

  
 1982 Report of the Auditor General of Canada
1982 Report of the Auditor General of Canada
Appendix C — Reports of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts to the House of Commons
Appendix D — Opinion and Observations by the Auditor General on the Financial Statements of the Government of Canada
www.oag-bvg.gc.ca /domino/reports.nsf/html/82menu_e.html   (160 words)

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