Modern Canada from 1982 to present

Timeline created by de_pamela
In History
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    Modern Canada 1982 to present

  • Referemdum

    Referemdum
    was the principle or process of submitting a bill already passed by the lawmaking body to a direct vote of the citizens for approval or rejection.
  • Residential school

    Residential school
    Refers to a variety of institutions considered part of the assimilative policies that the Canadian government directed at aboriginal peoples from the 1880s onward.
  • Elijah Harper

    Elijah Harper
    He played a role in the Meech Lake Accord.
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

    Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    The only Charter of Rights entrenched in the Canadian Constitution. Every law that is inconsistent with the Constitution is of no force and effect.
  • Constitution Act

    Constitution Act
    This document replaced the British North America Act as the basic governing document of Canada
  • Patriation

    Patriation
    Was when the Fedral governnemt was going to control Canada constitution.
  • Pierre Trudeau

    Pierre Trudeau
    He was a politician, writer, constitutional lawyer, prime minister of Canada 1968-79 and 1980-84
  • Indian Act

    Indian Act
    assimilative policies that the Canadian government directed at aboriginal peoples from the 1880s onward
  • Assembly of First Nations

    Assembly of First Nations
    Represents some 462 000 status Indians across Canada.
  • Rene Levesque

    Rene Levesque
    He was the premier of Quebec from 1976 to 1985. He also founded the parti Quebecois.
  • The notwhithsatnding clause

    The notwhithsatnding clause
    It allows the parliement of Canada and the provincial legistures to declare if a statue has been in violation of the Charter.
  • Meech Lake Accord

    Meech Lake Accord
    Was the attempt of the federal government to ensure that the Quebec failure will accept the patriation in 1981.
  • Oka

    Oka
    Originally a native camp in Quebec. An Indian reserve Kanesatake is nearby
  • Charlottetown Accord

    Charlottetown Accord
    Was again an attempt to renegotiate Confederation within or withour Quebec.
  • Brian Mulroney

    Brian Mulroney
    served as prime minister of Canada from 1984 to 1993
  • Aboriginal rights

    Aboriginal rights
    Inherent, collective rights which flow from first nations original occupation of the land which is now Canada.
  • NAFTA

    NAFTA
    this is the North American Free Trade Agreement
  • Quebec Referenda

    Quebec Referenda
    It was to ask Quebec if they wanted to renegotiate tehir parti in Confederation
  • Jean Chretien

    Jean Chretien
    He was the 20 prime minister of who served Canada from 1993 to 2003.