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Amendments to the Constitution of Canada

Amendments to the Constitution of Canada are changes to the Constitution of Canada. [1]

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Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is the region of Canada comprising the four provinces located on the Atlantic coast, excluding Quebec: the three Maritime provinces – New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia – and the easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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British Columbia

British Columbia, also commonly referred to by its initials BC, is a province located on the west coast of Canada.

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British North America Acts

The British North America Acts 1867–1975 are the original names of a series of Acts at the core of the constitution of Canada.

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Canadian Prairies

The Canadian Prairies is a region in western Canada, which may correspond to several different definitions, natural or political.

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Charlottetown Accord

The Charlottetown Accord (Accord de Charlottetown) was a package of proposed amendments to the Constitution of Canada, proposed by the Canadian federal and provincial governments in 1992.

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Confederation Bridge

The Confederation Bridge (Pont de la Confédération) spans the Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait.

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Constitution Act, 1867

The Constitution Act, 1867 (originally enacted as The British North America Act, 1867, and referred to as the BNA Act), is a major part of Canada's Constitution.

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Constitution Act, 1982

The Constitution Act, 1982 (Schedule B of the Canada Act 1982 (UK)) is a part of the Constitution of Canada.

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Constitution of Canada

The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law in Canada; the country's constitution is an amalgamation of codified acts and uncodified traditions and conventions.

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Constitutional amendment

A constitutional amendment refers to the modification of the Constitution of a nation or state.

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Distinct society

Distinct society (in la société distincte) is a political term especially used during constitutional debate in Canada, in the second half of the 1980s and in the early 1990s, and present in the two failed constitutional amendments, the Meech Lake Accord and the Charlottetown Accord.

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House of Commons of Canada

The House of Commons of Canada (Chambre des communes du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate.

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Jean Chrétien

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien (born January 11, 1934) known commonly as Jean Chrétien is a Canadian politician and statesman who served as the 20th Prime Minister of Canada.

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List of Canadian constitutional documents

The Constitution of Canada is a large number of documents that have been entrenched in the constitution by various means.

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Manitoba

Manitoba is a province located at the longitudinal centre of Canada.

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Meech Lake Accord

The Meech Lake Accord (Accord du lac Meech) was a package of proposed amendments to the Constitution of Canada negotiated in 1987 by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and the 10 provincial premiers.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick (Nouveau-Brunswick;, Quebec French pronunciation) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province constitutionally bilingual (English–French).

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New Brunswick Broadcasting Co v Nova Scotia (Speaker of the House of Assembly)

New Brunswick Broadcasting Co v Nova Scotia (Speaker of the House of Assembly) is a leading Supreme Court of Canada decision wherein the court has ruled that parliamentary privilege is a part of the unwritten convention in the Constitution of Canada.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador) is the most easterly province of Canada.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland", pronounced in English as) (French: Nouvelle-Écosse) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and constitutes one of the four Atlantic Canada provinces.

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Nunavut

Nunavut (from Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᕗᑦ) is the largest, northernmost, newest, and least populous territory of Canada.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the UK Parliament or the British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories.

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Patriation

Patriation was the political process that led to Canadian sovereignty, culminating in 1982.

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Pentecostalism

Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.

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Preston Manning

Ernest Preston Manning, (born June 10, 1942) is a Canadian politician.

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island (PEI or P.E.I.; Île-du-Prince-Édouard) is a province of Canada consisting of the island of the same name, as well as several much smaller islands.

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Quebec

Quebec (or; Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Quebec referendum, 1995

The 1995 Quebec referendum was the second referendum to ask voters in the Canadian province of Quebec whether Quebec should proclaim national sovereignty and become an independent state, with the condition precedent of offering a political and economic agreement to Canada.

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Reference Re Supreme Court Act, ss 5 and 6

Reference Re Supreme Court Act, ss 5 and 6 is a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada concerning the eligibility of members of the Quebec courts and the Quebec Bar to be appointed to the three seats on the Supreme Court reserved for Quebec.

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Richard Albert (law professor)

Richard Albert is a Canadian-born constitutional law professor at Boston College Law School.

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Same-sex marriage in Canada

On July 20, 2005, Canada became the fourth country in the world, and the first country outside Europe, to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide with the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act which provided a gender-neutral marriage definition.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of and a land area of, the remainder being water area (covered by lakes/ponds, reservoirs and rivers).

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Section 16.1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 16.1 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the newest section of the Charter.

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Section Thirty-three of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of the Constitution of Canada.

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Senate of Canada

The Senate of Canada (Sénat du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the House of Commons and the Monarch (represented by the Governor General).

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Stephen Harper

Stephen Joseph Harper (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian politician who is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Canada and the Leader of the Conservative Party.

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Strike action

Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, on strike, greve (of French: grève), or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.

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Supreme Court Act

The Supreme Court Act is an Act passed by the Parliament of Canada which established the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada (Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system.

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The Vancouver Sun

The Vancouver Sun is a daily newspaper first published in the Canadian province of British Columbia on February 12, 1912.

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Veto

A veto – Latin for "I forbid" – is the power (used by an officer of the state, for example) to unilaterally stop an official action, especially the enactment of legislation.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amendments_to_the_Constitution_of_Canada

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