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On the proposed confederation of the British North American provinces

On the proposed confederation of the British North American provinces

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Published by s.n.] in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- History -- Confederation, 1867.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby a Nova Scotian.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (13 fr.).
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21881814M
    ISBN 10066523340X

    federation: An assemblage of states or provinces with roughly comparable rights in which all the constituent parts relinquish some of their authority to a separate, central government. Fenian: Irish-Americans, bound together as an anti-British army; mounted and/or threatened invasions of British North America in the s and ’70s. Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia are the original provinces, formed when British North American colonies federated on July 1, , into the Dominion of Canada and by stages began accruing the indicia of sovereignty from the United Kingdom. [14] Ontario and Quebec were united before Confederation as the Province of the following six years, Manitoba, British Columbia.

    The confederation of the United Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick was achieved through the passage of the British North America Act, Canada was thus founded on an Imperial statute, and so, unlike the United States, is the outcome of . The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution. In the Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada (which, upon Confederation, was divided into Ontario and Quebec)—were united to form a federated.

    British North America, Creation of the Confederation. The British Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs recommends to the Prime Minister that Britain should begin to groom the North American Colonies for independence. The Prime Minister and his cabinet agree, and formally approach several North American MPs about the idea. Joining Confederation Edit See also: History of Canada After the initial Act of Union in , Manitoba was established by an Act of Parliament on J , originally as an area much smaller than the current province. British Columbia joined Canada J , by Act of Parliament (and encouraged to join by Sir John A. Macdonald's promise of a railway within 10 years).


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Document Record Creator Marshall, John G. (John George), Title On the proposed confederation of the British North American provinces CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Marshall, John G.

(John George), On the proposed confederation of the British North American provinces. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive On the proposed confederation of the British North American provinces [microform] Item Preview On the proposed confederation of the British North American provinces [microform] by Marshall, John G.

(John George), Pages: Canadian Confederation (French: Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the British colonies of the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into one federation, Canada (formally the Dominion of Canada), on July 1, Upon confederation, the old province of Canada was divided into Ontario and Quebec; along with Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, the new.

Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, 3rd Session, 8th Provincial Parliament of Canada Hunter, Rose & Company, parliamentary printers, - Canada - pages5/5(2).

Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, 3rd Session, 8th Provincial Parliament of Canada Preview this book ment millions necessary never North Nova object opinion Parliament party passed political population position possible present principle proposed protection provinces 5/5(2).

British North America Act, also called Constitution Act,the act of Parliament of the United Kingdom by which in three British colonies in North America—Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada—were united as “one Dominion under the name of Canada” and by which provision was made that the other colonies and territories of British North America might be admitted.

I have had the honor of being charged, on behalf of the Government, to submit a scheme for the Confederation of all the British North American Provinces — a scheme which has been received I am glad to say, with general, if not universal, approbation in Canada.

The scheme, as propounded through the press, has received almost no opposition. Inwhen the fathers of Confederation sat down to their conference table, there were about a million people of French origin in British North America, and more than 85 per cent of them lived in what would become the province of Quebec.

In all other places they lived in small and scattered. The Parliament and Government of British North America shall have all Powers necessary or proper for performing the Obligations of British North America or of any Province thereof, as Part of the British Empire, towards Foreign Countries, arising under Treaties between the.

In this vision of Confederation, the proposed union of British North America was a natural system, like a human body, connected by the “vivifying arteries” of its lakes and rivers and its metabolism fuelled by its mineral wealth.

Each region of the proposed union brought with it an abundance of natural wealth. Get this from a library. Confederation or annexation. An address on the proposed federal union of the British North American provinces delivered March 22nd,before the House Joiner's Union Association, the Shipwright and Caulker's Association, the Stone Cutter and Mason's Association, and the Union Engine Company of Halifax.

[R G Haliburton]. Alexander Tilloch Galt, Speech on the Proposed Union of the British North American Provinces – Novem Delivered shortly after the Quebec Conference of OctoberAlexander Galt presents the coalition government's comprehensive official case in favour of Confederation.

Confederation refers to the method of federal union during which British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and therefore the Province of Canada joined together to make the Dominion of Canada. The term Confederation also stands for 1 Julythe date of the creation of the Dominion.

(See also Canada Day.) Before Confederation, British North America also included. The provinces and territories of Canada are sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian the Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada (which upon Confederation was divided into Ontario and Quebec)—were united to form a federated colony.

Section 91 of the British North America Act, ↵ Vipond, “Constitutional Policy,” ↵ Jonathan Swainger, The Canadian Department of Justice and the Completion of Confederation, (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, ), ↵.

Confederation of the British American provinces. Correspondence on the subject of Conference, to discuss the expediency of a legislative union of the Maritime Provinces, and despatches - with enclosures - on the subject of the Quebec Conference on the proposed Confederation of the British North American Provinces.

by Prince Edward Island. Correspondence relative to a meeting at Quebec of delegates appointed to discuss the proposed union of the British North American provinces: presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty, 7th February London: G.E.

Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, Monck, Charles Stanley, Viscount, ; Canada. Governor General ( Monck); Great Britain. The order of the day for resuming the adjourned debate on the proposed Address to Her Majesty, on the subject of the Confederation of the British North American Provinces having been called; Thomas D’Arcy McGee [Montreal West, Minister of Agriculture and Statistics] said—Mr.

Speaker, I rise to endeavour to fulfil the promise made in my name. several, British North American Provinces under. one Government and Legislature. Palper proceeded to Quebec and was prcscn.t at the Conference which assem- I al or had always been opposed to the proposed Confederation f the British North American Provinces.

From The Nor'Wester, 17 October The proposed Confederation of the British North American Provinces is a subject which continues to be actively discussed by the people of Canada and the Lower Provinces.confederation (kən-fĕd′ə-rā′shən) n.

1. a. The act of forming into or becoming part of a confederacy. b. The state of being confederated. 2. A group of confederates, especially of states or nations, united for a common purpose; a league.

3. Confederation a. The union of the British North American colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia.The Constitution Act, (French: Loi constitutionnelle deoriginally enacted as The British North America Act,and referred to as the BNA Act) (the Act) is a major part of the Constitution of Act created a federal dominion and defines much of the operation of the Government of Canada, including its federal structure, the House of Commons, the Senate, the justice.