They patriate charter of rights freedom canada

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- They “patriate” - Charter of rights + freedom - Canada recognized as multicultural - Gender equality - Indigenous rights (treaty rights) - Critics say: too much power to courts (judges + lawyers) takes power away from parliament and democracy. - Section 33: Notwithstanding clause: allows gov’s (fed or prov) if there is a charter case (ruling) that gov does not like, gov can invoke the CLAUSE, - Hits pause button legal process. Does Not kill the court case, but delays it for five years LAST WEEK OF CLASS Exam: 2 hr exam (focusing on after term test terms) lecture content ** try and connect it all** - Narrowing down terms… terms on powerpoint presentation IMPORTANT, and received a lot of attention in class - Referring to one primary source + secondary source (relevant to point trying to make) authors last name at least + summarize a single sentence AN ALTERNATIVE VISION: Al alternative to Trudeau’s vision of Canada (OPPOSED TO SEPARATIST MOVEMENT) 1. Will relate to economy (Pierre was economic nationalist) - willing to use power of gov + law to promote canada's economic interest ***building up tariff barriers - Opposite is free trade 2. 1982 canada gains control over own constitution
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The role of Quebec before the constitution… Quebec was NOT on board with it. Trudeau said sorry Quebec were doing it. We have tried to please you. French english tensions. Trudeau’s successors …. Mulroney 1984-93, 3 contrasts between approach to trudeau 1.economy (economic nationalist Trudeau) mulroney supports free trade (With the US) 2.constitution 3. Quebec (Mulroney flexible + tries to patch things up with quebec) Mulroney: John Turner (born in england, raised in BC) Mulroney : born in Quebec - Pulp and paper industry (important for US), in Baie Comeau - McCormick 1979 major elections in united kingdom? (Thatcher) 1980 New era in Western politics (Reagan) - They offered alternatives to the welfare state - ‘Big govt’ try and reduces taxes, economic conservatism,smaller gov programs, criticism of sexuality (same sex marriages, abortion etc…) greater emphasis on personal responsibility ++Conservative (Mulroney too) - Mulroney describes social welfare programs like medicare as a SACRED TRUST (will not eliminate) - Therefore economy deals with a 30B deficit, mulroney is pro business figure - He tells wall street journal,promoting good relations/super relations with US would be a priority (Trudeau had NOT gotten along with the US) - ESPECIALLY with the ‘National Energy Program” - 1911 elections focused on closer economic relations with the US (lowering tariff barriers) Can rejected this, because canadians believe that being too close to the US poses threat to their existence - secure access to the american market (FREE TRADE) and why would they want it?: 1. Language (english) 2. Culture 3. Geography (neighbours) - by 1980s, candians business r vulnerable to protectionism - Mulroney does 180 on free trade - politics The Royal commission on the economic union and development prospects for canada (Macdonald commission) - Donald mcdonald, recommends a leap of faith ( TO FREE TRADE) - makes it main
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