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  Constitutional Keywords – Victoria Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The ‘Victoria Charter’ refers to a package of changes to the Canadian Constitution that was debated by Prime Minister Trudeau and the provincial Premiers in Victoria in June 1971.
The Victoria Charter's key elements touched the following subjects: fundamental freedoms and political rights, language rights, the composition and appointment of the Supreme Court of Canada, income security, and a constitutional amending formula.
The ‘Victoria Charter’ also would have abolished the federal powers to reserve and disallow provincial legislation (see reservation and disallowance), committed governments to the reduction of social and economic disparities between the provinces, and formalized annual conferences of the Prime Minister and the Premiers.
www.law.ualberta.ca /ccskeywords/victoria_charter.html   (413 words)

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The charter process was to involve parents in deciding how the charter would contribute to achieving the school's objectives, allowing them, as members of the community, to determine the future of their school (Hayward, 1993).
Charter documents are considered to be legal documents in New Zealand and the United States while in Victoria they are considered to be a formal understanding between the school council and the funding body.
The use of the charter to document the directions and proposed actions of a school ensures all members of the community are plotting a course headed in the same direction and assists in building internal and external confidence in operations of schools.
www.aare.edu.au /00pap/sco00091.htm   (8474 words)

 The Victoria Charter, Constitutional Reform And Quebec (1971) - Readings - Quebec History
The social policy article actually proposed in the Victoria Charter fell quite short of the Quebec proposition; the list of concurrent powers was not as extensive as that of the Quebec proposal and no mention.
Consequently, a few days after the Victoria Conference, and after much consultation, the government of Quebec rejected the Victoria Charter, although Bourassa had given to his counterparts in the various provinces the impression that he would accept.
Yet, the failure of the Victoria Charter was to rob Quebec of the opportunity to obtain a veto over constitutional matters; in retrospect, this appears as a catastrophe in light of what was to happen later.
www2.marianopolis.edu /quebechistory/readings/victoria.htm   (1561 words)

 www.smh.com.au - A clear right of way for people who cherish their freedoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Victoria's charter would be written in clear language, with opening words that set out the community values that underpin it.
The charter would also play an important role in policy development in government, in the preparation of legislation, in the way in which courts and tribunals interpret laws, and in the manner in which public officials treat people in Victoria.
We also believe the charter should recognise the power of the Victorian Parliament, not just to balance such interests, but to override the rights listed in the charter where this is needed for the benefit of the community.
www.smh.com.au /text/articles/2005/12/20/1135032017563.html   (827 words)

 ATA NEWS - Volume 30, Number 8 - Alternative, charter and public schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A charter school is an autonomous school that is established through a charter agreement with either a public school board or the minister of education.
Charter schools have their own school board and have considerable freedom to implement educational services that are different from public schools.
The charter board is accountable to the local board or the minister of education depending upon who established the charter school.
www.teachers.ab.ca /archive/newsletter/teachers.ab.ca/art.html   (1042 words)

 Parks Victoria: History page
Parks Victoria was created in December 1996 by bringing together the management of the former National Parks Service and the former Melbourne Parks and Waterways, together with other park assets previously managed by a range of different authorities, committees of management and trusts.
Parks Victoria's Charter is to manage parks and other assets on behalf of the State and is empowered to do this under the Parks Victoria Act 1998.
Victoria's national parks have progressively been expanded from some 4% of the State in the early 1970s to approximately 16% today.
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au /1process_content.cfm?section=16&page=18   (257 words)

 LIJ: Volume 78: No.12 (December 2004) - Human rights it’s time
It allows the Parliament to declare that a legislative provision is to apply “notwithstanding”[29] the Charter, and it also provides for the Charter rights to be “subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society”.
Victoria’s Human Rights Charter can play a valuable role in reconnecting Australian law with the international human rights jurisprudence that Australia has publicly promised the world to uphold and implement, but in the past eight years has increasingly and shamefully retreated from.
With Victoria’s formal embrace, through a Charter, of Australia’s promises under treaties like the ICCPR, the High Court and Australian common law may be nudged back on course, once again to be invigorated by, as Sir Gerard Brennan described it in Mabo, “the powerful influence of the Covenant”.
homepage.mac.com /jamie_gardiner/words/LIJ78_12_HumanRights.html   (3477 words)

 Encyclopedia: Victoria Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The underlying reason for this fundamental similarity between the ECHR and the Charter lies in the fact that the Canadian Charter and the European Convention are both inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The first major attempt to entrench a charter of rights was the Victoria formula of 1971 (see Victoria Charter) but it was not finally agreed upon.
Entrenchment of a charter of rights not only diminishes the notion of parliamentary sovereignty (in the sense that legislative enactments are now subject to review by the courts to ensure compliance with the Charter), but it also, in effect, transfers authority from elected representatives to the judiciary.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Victoria-Charter   (1288 words)

 When a Dolphin says "hello"....Dave Burns, Island Life
I quietly hustled Victoria into the other room and told her how much Lucy had always wanted to be in the water with dolphins.
Victoria asks us to enter the water as quietly as possible so we don't disturb the feeding fish on the bottom.
When I surface Victoria says he swam right under me, I want to be able to see so I grab my mask as he begins to circle around and head towards me again.
www.captainvictoria.com /hello.html   (1461 words)

 Victoria Charter Fishing - Foghorn Fishing Charters BC
Foghorn Fishing Charters are a very reputable charter company, and are proud to have offered Victoria charter fishing for over 20 years.
Victoria is a beautiful city with plenty of sights and sounds on offer.
The next time you are in Victoria, charter fishing is something you should reward yourself with.
www.foghorncharters.com /Victoria_Charter_Fishing.html   (173 words)

 Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Victoria
Victoria's forests are of major importance at a local, regional, state, national and international level.
Victoria is committed to achieving sustainability in forest management through participation in national and international agreements and conventions.
Victoria is currently developing a framework of sustainability indicators that are consistent with the Montreal Process and are specific to the management and reporting needs of Victoria's State forests.
www.dse.vic.gov.au /dse/nrenfor.nsf/childdocs/-F3751F34A0E447074A256AA30024909F?open   (1672 words)

 Constitutional Keywords – Charter of Rights and Freedoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The ‘Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms’ is Part 1 of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (U.K.), 1982, c.11.
These categories are the fundamental freedoms (traditionally freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion and freedom of assembly and association), democratic rights, mobility rights, protections afforded those persons in contact with the criminal justice system, egalitarian or equality rights, linguistic rights, language of education rights, Aboriginal rights and multicultural rights.
One view is that a charter of rights diminishes the power of our elected representatives in that all legislation enacted is subject to review by our courts to ensure charter compliance.
www.law.ualberta.ca /ccskeywords/charter.html   (634 words)

 The Justice Project - National Refugee Policy Reform Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Victoria can be a leader within Australia and convince other states of the need for a Charter.
A Victorian Human Rights Charter would ensure that Victoria is in compliance with the promises Australia has made to the rest of the world.
The protection of freedoms of thought, expression, religion and belief; the rights to non-discrimination and equality before the law; and the right to participate equally and actively in the political life of the Victorian community are fundamental.
www.thejusticeproject.com.au /SORfaq.htm   (1250 words)

 Victoria leads the way on a 'Bill of Rights' - On Line Opinion - 22/12/2005
The charter would also play an important role in policy development within government, in the preparation of legislation, in the way in which courts and tribunals interpret laws and in the manner in which public officials treat people within Victoria.
We recommend that the charter protect those rights that are the most important to an open and free democracy, such as the rights to expression, to association, to the protection of families and to vote.
We also believe that the charter should recognise the power of the Victorian Parliament, not just to balance such interests, but to override the rights listed in the charter where this is needed for the benefit of the community as a whole.
www.onlineopinion.com.au /view.asp?article=3992   (974 words)

 Type Breakdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Victoria Harbour is world renowned for its bustling traffic and unique waterways.
Victoria Harbour Ferry tours are equally renowned for their friendly skippers and fun, informative tours.
Duplication or reproduction of Tourism Victoria's website in any form, whether it be in whole or in part is not permitted without written consent and authorization from Tourism Victoria.
www.tourismvictoria.com /Content/EN/587.asp?type=A00097   (709 words)

AND WHEREAS by Supplemental Charter or Letters Patent dated the 11th day of January 1844 and granted by Her late Majesty Queen Victoria the Charter of 1828 was amended and partly repealed:
2.—Paragraphs 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 of the Charter of 1828 shall be repealed.
7.—Paragraphs 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20 and 21 of the Charter of 1844 shall be repealed.
www.ucc.ie /law/irlii/statutes/2003-p1.php   (2860 words)

 Sportsman's Resource - Victoria Charter Fishing Boats
Victoria offers excellent saltwater fishing, with great opportunities to catch a wide variety of fish off its shores.
In Victoria, there are charter fishing boats that are available for anglers to choose from in Hastings and Queenscliff.
Charter fishing boats in Victoria venture into the Bass Strait in pursuit of snapper, yellowtail, barracuda, salmon, shark, and more.
www.sportsmansresource.com /fchartersxxxaustravictoria.htm   (65 words)

 Victoria, Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands Travel Guide, Accommodations, Outdoor Adventure and Attractions
Victoria, BC is one of the premier travel destinations in the World.
Victoria is well known for its Heritage homes either as Bed and Breakfasts or rental homes and suites.
Victoria is not just for adults as many venues and accommodations welcome children and many are pet friendly.
aabode.com /victoria/charter.phtml3   (475 words)

 Victoria Charter - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Victoria Charter - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Victoria Charter contains research on
Victoria Charter, External links and Constitution of Canada.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Victoria_Charter   (111 words)

 Fishing Charter Victoria Bc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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fishing-world.info /resource/fishing-charter-victoria-bc.html   (299 words)

 The Victoria Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Nothing in this Part shall be construed as restricting the power existing at the commencement of this Charter of a Provincial Legislature to provide for or limit appeals pursuant to its power to legislate in relation to the administration of justice in the Province.
The provisions of this Charter have the force of law in Canada notwithstanding any law in force on the day of its coming into force.
An Act to amend and continue the Act 32 and 33 Victoria chapter 3; and to establish and provide for the Government of the Province of Manitoba, 1870, 33 Vict., c.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English/Proposals/Victoria_Charter.html   (2084 words)

 Fishing Charter Victoria Bc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Victoria Fishing Charters, Vancouver Island, BC Canada Canada, and it's mild climate, allows you to fish the Sooke, Victoria BC waters 365 days a year.
www.fishingonly.info /pages/fishing-charter-victoria-bc.html   (868 words)

 Dolphin Charters Bird Paradise Tropical Wilderness
Victoria Impallomeni, a native wilderness guide for 26 years with an Environmental Marine Science Degree, will be your hostess in her backyard.
Dance awake your water spirit as the Imp II dances with the dolphin.
Victoria is your "Dolphin D.J." as she customizes the music that communicates for you.
www.captvictoria.com   (163 words)

 Charter Bus & Travel Blog: Victoria Charter Bus: Bus Charter | Tour Bus Charter Rental Company Blog Providing Charter ...
Victoria holds a lot of charm for your next charter bus destination.
Victoria Botanical Gardens is a beautiful stop to make along the way on your charter bus tour of Victoria, this garden features roses, herbs, wild flowers, butterfly, and hummingbird gardens.
If your charter bus group is looking to take in a good game of golf, stop by Riverside Golf Course and play a round on their greens.
www.uscoachways.com /blog/2005/08/victoria-charter-bus.html   (340 words)

 Salmon Fishing Charters Victoria B.C., Sooke Salmon Fishing Charters
Salmon fishing in Victoria B.C., truly is a rewarding experience, with an excellent year round fishery and runs including all 5 species of Pacific salmon.
Whether you're a seasoned fisherman or trying the waters for the first time, your fishing charter guide will provide you with all the gear necessary to enjoy a great day fishing in Sooke B.C..
Victoria, B.C. offers a year round visitors season and salmon fishing charter opportunities.
tailoutfishing.com   (186 words)

 Scoop: Submissions Sought On Victoria University Charter
Victoria University, New Zealand's Capital City University, is seeking public submissions on its draft Charter.
The University, along with all other tertiary education organisations, is required to develop a new Charter in order to remain eligible for Government funding in 2004 and must be submitted to the Tertiary Education Commission by September 30, 2003.
It is based on the University's existing Charter, approved by Council and the Minister of Education in 2001, which in turn informs the University's 10 year Strategic Plan.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/ED0307/S00040.htm   (845 words)

 Private Boat Charter Victoria - Fantasea Sightseeing Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
We are proud to offer you Fishing Charters, Fantasea Private Charters, Stag and Stagette Charters and also Whale Watching Charters.
During your luxury fishing or whale watching charter, there is an onboard, certified naturalist who will be happy to answer any of your concerns or questions.
For those of you who wish to indulge in a private luxury cruise, Victoria's ultimate party boat awaits you.
www.fantaseacharters.com   (236 words)

 Victoria Victorian Bed and Breakfast - Abbey Lee B&B - Vancouver Island, Canada
Nestled in the historic James Bay area of Victoria, just a few doors away from the famous Emily Carr house, guests can enjoy the benefits of a quite charming a residential district with the convenience of the downtown.
Charter service for sightseeing tours, heli-hiking, heli-skiing and fly-in fishing trips.
It is a vehicle and passenger ferry departing twice daily.
www.abbeylee.com /map.html   (265 words)

 Public transport - Taxi Services Customer Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The establishment of a Customer Charter for taxis was among the initiatives announced.
The charter has been developed in consultation with the taxi industry and major community groups.
Taxi drivers and operators are required to clearly display a sticker summarising the charter in their cabs.
www.taxi.vic.gov.au /DOI/Internet/transport.nsf/allDocs/RWPF56C0C45091ECCF2CA256E14001698CF?OpenDocument   (308 words)

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