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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of patriate.


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  • In Quebec, Parti Québécois (PQ) Premier René Lévesque vigorously opposed the Charter and the patriated Constitution because of his belief that it did not recognize collective rights for Quebec.

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  • That is a crowned republic, not a patriated monarchy.

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  • In what practical sense has Quebec suffered under the patriated British North America Act?

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  • Well, first of all, we patriated the British North America Act and renamed it the Canada Act, 1867.

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  • There are only four signatures on the document that patriated the BNA Act. One is the Queen's.

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  • Until the BNA Act was actually patriated, the provinces had no formal role in amending it whatsoever, only a tradition consultant role.

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  • The constitution was patriated and charter of rights and freedoms codified without referendum by governments who did not have majority support in their juristictions.


  • That was the year that Canada decided to revive the old working relationship by recognizing and affirming the Aboriginal and treaty rights in Canada's patriated Constitution.

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  • The process reached its logical official climax in 1982 when Trudeau succeeded in inserting in our patriated constitution as a raison d'etre of Canada the pursuit of regional economic equality.

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  • When we patriated the BNA Act, the Royal Proclamation was intact, and is reaffirmed.

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