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2 edition of Brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations. found in the catalog.

Brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations.

Victoria, B.C. Chamber of Commerce

Brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations.

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Published in [Victoria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income tax -- Canada,
  • Local taxation -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada. Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ4661 V5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 leaves.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15014626M

    Eight years later, an elected and responsible government was granted. The Canadians were dispensed of the test oath, which was replaced by an oath to George III that had no reference to Protestantism. Resumption of the reform movement [ edit ] Soon after the war, which ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris inthe constitutional question resurfaced. They demanded that common law be enforced to protect their business interests and that a house of assembly be created for English-speaking Protestants alone. The conciliatory approach of Murray in dealing with the demands of the Canadians was not well received by the merchants.

    Some royal commissions have produced significant reports. The Royal Proclamation contained elements that conflicted with the Articles of Capitulation of Montreal, which granted Canadians the privilege to maintain their civil laws and practise their religion. The government believed that trade should to be restored to pre-war levels. The Canadians were dispensed of the test oath, which was replaced by an oath to George III that had no reference to Protestantism. Permanent Link. He was vindicated, but did not return to the Province of Quebec.

    Ministerial responsibility [ edit ] Main article: Responsible government Ministerial responsibility, the principal object of parliamentary struggles conducted by the Parti Canadien in Lower Canada and the Reformers in Upper Canada, becomes a reality inwhen Governor Lord Elgin agreed to let the leaders of the majority parties in Canada-East and the Canada-West, Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwinform their own Executive Council. It presentsthe resultsof the first grand inquestsince into the working of Canadian federalism, which means an inquest into the essentialpolitical and economicstructuresof the Canadian nation. The proclamation renamed Canada "The Province of Quebec", redefined its borders and established a British-appointed colonial government. Fearing the worst, King and Lapointe agreed to impose conscription after all, but only for home defence.


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Brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations. by Victoria, B.C. Chamber of Commerce Download PDF Ebook

InManitoba passed a Public Libraries Act that enabled the establishment of public libraries in municipalities and of regional libraries. King broke with tradition and separated the office of secretary of state for external affairs from that of prime minister.

Equally important, St-Laurent was a notoriously hard worker, with a reputation for painstaking preparation. The government believed that trade should to be restored to pre-war levels.

Each province was given Brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations. book elected Legislative Assembly, an appointed Legislative Council, and an appointed Executive Council. The report remarks with merely sober truth that "the research program of the Commissionwas the most comprehensive ever undertaken in Canada in a public inquiry.

He officially recommended to retain French civil law and to dispense the Canadians from taking the Oath of Supremacy. The Legislative Councils were to be established with no fewer than seven members in Upper Canada and fifteen members in Lower Canada.

This impasse created considerable tensions between the French-Canadian political class and the British government. On June 10,the Constitutional Act was enacted in London and gave Canada its first parliamentary constitution.

They were signed on 8 September in the British camp before the city of Montreal, during the French and Indian War. This collection consists Brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations.

book transcripts of hearings. Tensions quickly developed between the British merchants or old subjects, newly established in the colony, and Governor Murray.

Howe was determined to focus on converting existing factories producing munitions and war equipment to consumer and industrial products. In Canada's provinces, the growth of public library services was stimulated by new legislation and policies. Yet, at the time, they were essential for planning purposes.

By this time, the French-speaking majority of Lower Canada had become a political minority in a unified Canada. In it did recommend constitutional adjustments, mainly in the direction of greater federal activity in the field of social security, but by this time Ottawa had already assumed the power to direct the war effort, subordinating provincial authority to this greater cause.

These problems could have been overcome but this method was probably rejected far more because it was not conducive to promoting "national unity" rather than for economic reasons.

At each stage, he turned to St-Laurent, keeping him apprised and firming up his support. Previous reports of royal commissionshad investigated restricted aspectsof the federal problem as related to particular provincesor regions,suchasthe report of the Duncan Commission on the Maritime Provinces, but the Rowell-Sirois Commissionequippedwith wide terms of referenceincludedin its sweepall provincesand regions.

The problems that eventually affected both provinces were: The Legislative Assemblies did not have full control over the revenues of the provinces The Executive and Legislative Councils were not responsible to the Legislative Assembly In the two provinces, a movement for constitutional reform took shape within the majority party, the Parti canadien of Lower Canada and the Reformers of Upper Canada.

Last Edited December 16, Royal commissions, once described by a member of Parliament as costly travelling minstrel shows, are a form of official inquiry into matters of public concern.

It visited every province, talked to provincial administrations Alta. Mary Anne, for her part, had some passing acquaintance with Protestants, having been raised for a time in her childhood in a Protestant family. Lymburner's revisions were opposed by Whigs such as Charles James Foxand in the end only the suggestions related to the frequency of elections and the number of representatives were retained.

They demanded the application of the elective principle to the political institutions of the province, after the American model; but did not advocate, in any explicit way, the introduction of responsible government. Resumption of the reform movement [ edit ] Soon after the war, which ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris inthe constitutional question resurfaced.

Ottawa: King's Printer. This impasse created considerable tensions between the French-Canadian political class and the British government. On May 22,Bishop of Quebec Jean-Olivier Briand sent out a mandement asking the Canadians to close their ears to the call of the "rebels" and defend their country and their king against the invasion.

Royal Commission on Dominion

Though the number of actual commissioners employed in any given inquiry may not be great, ranging from one to the 13 on the Donald Macdonald investigation into development prospects, the inclination in recent years to hire a proliferation of high-paid legal counsel and massive research staffs over long periods of time has been costly and increasingly more expensive.Canada - one or nine?: the purpose of confederation; brief submitted to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations Author: by the League for Social Reconstruction.

Turgeon Royal Commission on grain problems. - - Consists of UFA's submission, and draft of United Grain Growers submission. M Rowell-Sirois Commission on Dominion-Provincial relations - Consists of outline of brief by the UFA, and minutes of the committee preparing the brief.

M Rowell-Sirois Commission. - The Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations, also known as the Rowell-Sirois Commision (named after its successive chairmen, N.W. Rowell and Joseph Sirois), examined the Canadian economy and federal-provincial relations.Turgeon Royal Commission on grain problems.

- - Consists of UFA's submission, pdf draft of United Grain Growers submission. M Rowell-Sirois Commission on Dominion-Provincial relations - Consists of outline of brief by the UFA, and minutes of the committee preparing the brief.

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