Chapter Timeline

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In History
  • Parti Quebecois first took power

    Parti Quebecois was a political group that supported quebec sovereignty and worked to make it happen.
  • Quebec Referendum

    The vote was 59% no and 41% yes for Quebec seperation.
  • Constitution Signed

    Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau had been working on a new constitution to create a unified Canada, after seeing much required want for change after the 1980 Quebec Referendum. It was signed April 17 1982 by 9 provinces and the federal government.
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

    The Canadian Charter was established and first took power.
  • Meech Lake Accord

    Attempt by the Federal government to ensure that Québec's failure would accept the patriation package in 1981.

    North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a pact that unites Canada, Mexico, and the United States in one of the world's largest free-trade zones. It builds on a free-trade agreement between the United States and Canada that became effective in 1989
  • Charlottetown Accord

    Following the failure of the Meech lake Accord, an attempt to once again to renegotiate Confederation both within and withour Quebec.
  • Quebec Referendum

    The second referendum and the results were closer. The votes were 49% for yes, and 51% for no to Quebec seperation.