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Canada Returns to Constitutional Normalcy - Russell

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Political Science
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POLI 221
Professor
Rick Schultz

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Canada Returns to Constitutional Normalcy Russell1995 referendum only thing certain is that Quebec and Canada would have plunged into a period of great confusion chaos and conflict if it wouldve been yesLesson learned from the closeness Canadian people are much too divided to act positively as a sovereign people Chretien package HoC would pass a resolution recognizing Quebec as a distinct society Quebecs constitutional veto would be restored by an indirect method Promise to devolve labour market training to the provinceso Immediately shot down by Quebec sovereignistsno endorsement from Quebec federalists o Second part restoration of Quebecs constitutional vetofiasco Consent of majorities in 7 provinces representing 92 of the population is now required for any important constitutional amendmento Regional vetoesact of federal government wont risk removing any regions veto Quebec Secession caseRule of law requires that any constitutional change including removing a province from the federation must be carried out according to the legal rules governing constitutional amendmento All Canadians exercise their democratic rights by participating in the building of two majorities one n
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