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Public Record - 2008 Canadian Constitutional Affairs Conference (Part 7 of 7)


Law students from the Université Laval and McGill University host a conference to explore the development and implementation of the Canadian Constitution, Quebec City, Que., January 18–19, 2008. This conference brings together constitutional experts and student delegations from faculties of law at various universities.

The final January 19th session features a panel discussion on the practical objectives – the “Realpolitik” – of constitutional change. Bernard Landry (former Quebec premier), Marylou McPhedran (professor emeritus in the University of Saskatchewan College of Law), Jean Allaire (former leader of the Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ)), and Edward Goldenberg (former chief of staff to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien) present speeches on this topic. After speaking, panellists field questions from conference attendees.


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