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A. Canadian Constitutional Documents: A Legal History

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/index.html

This site provides links to the full text of many Canadian constitutional documents as well as links to documents predating Confederation and documents relating to the development of a province.

B. The Quebec Act, 1774

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/PreConfederation/

This site contains the full text of the Quebec Act, 1774 – an important pre-Confederation constitutional document outlining the procedures for the governance of the province of Quebec.

C. The Constitutional Act, 1791

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/PreConfederation/

This site contains the full text of the British document The Constitutional Act, 1791 which altered the governance of Quebec to accommodate the large number of English settlers.

D. The Union Act, 1840

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/PreConfederation/

This site contains the full text of The Union Act, 1840 which united Upper Canada (Ontario) and Lower Canada (Quebec), forming the Province of Canada.

E. Quebec Resolutions, 1864

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/Misc/qr_1864.html

This site contains the full text of a report of resolutions regarding the proposed Confederation of the provinces of Canada (now Ontario and Quebec), Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Colonies of Newfoundland and PEI.

F. London Resolutions, 1866

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/Misc/lr_1866.html

This site contains the full text of a report of resolutions adopted by delegates from the provinces of Canada (now Ontario and Quebec), Nova Scotia and New Brunswick regarding their proposed Confederation.

G. Manitoba Act, 1870

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/ma_1870.html

This site contains the full text of the Act to establish and provide for the government of the province of Manitoba.

H. Constitution Act, 1871

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1871.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which gave the Parliament of Canada the power to establish new provinces and territories, among other things.

I. British Columbia Terms of Union, 1871

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/bctu.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which established the province of British Columbia.

J. PEI Terms of Union, 1873

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/peitu.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which established the province of Prince Edward Island.

K. Constitution Act, 1886

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1886.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which gave the Parliament of Canada the power to enable the Canadian Territories to have representation in the House of Commons and in the Senate.

L. Alberta Act, 1905

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/aa_1905.html

This site contains the full text of the Act to establish the province of Alberta.

M. Saskatchewan Act, 1905

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/sa_1905.html

This site contains the full text of the Act to establish the province of Saskatchewan.

N. Constitution Act, 1915

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1915.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which expanded the Senate to give Western Canada 24 Senators, and to create the Senate Floor Rule, among other things.

O. Constitution Act, 1930

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1930.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which gave BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan certain rights over natural resources in federally-controlled land.

P. Constitution Act, 1940

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1940.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which gave the federal Parliament the power to create a national unemployment insurance program.

Q. Newfoundland Act

www.solon.org/Constitutions/Canada/English/nfa.html

This site contains the full text of the Act which established the province of Newfoundland (now Newfoundland and Labrador).

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