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26 Sep 2016, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
While we have been referring to the Constitution Act, 1867 as “The BNA Act” (and will continue to do so), it is important to note that there were a series of later acts also entitled “British North America Act” (all have since been renamed “Constitution Act” due to patriation in 1982). [read post]
23 Sep 2016, 6:30 am by The BNA Act 1867
The Dominion of Canada's first legislative assembly convened six months after England enacted the BNA Act.1 However, the executive power over the Dominion was still vested in the Queen.2 Officially, the Dominion’s Parliament consisted of the Queen, an Upper House (the Senate), and the House of Commons (the federal legislative assembly comprised of Members of Parliament).3 A federal Governor General and provincial Lieutenants Governor were designated as the Queen’s… [read post]
19 Sep 2016, 4:00 am by Administrator
Dear Sir or Madam: Today we write to you regarding the emergence of section 91 of the British North America Act of 1867 (BNA Act) and the powers that the provision awarded. [read post]
16 Sep 2016, 5:30 am by The BNA Act 1867
Even the thirty BNA Acts between 1867 and 1975 demonstrate Canada’s tendency to build upon prior legislation rather than draft a new document. [read post]
15 Sep 2016, 6:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
Dear Sir or Madam: Today we write to you regarding the emergence of section 91 of the British North America Act of 1867 (BNA Act) and the powers that the provision awarded. [read post]
13 Sep 2016, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
The British North America Act, 1867 (BNA Act) which established the Dominion of Canada was passed by the British Parliament and took effect in 1867. [read post]
12 Sep 2016, 6:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
  Your Humble and Obedient Servant, The Dominion   [1] “BNA Act 1867”, A Country by Consent, online: <http://www.canadahistoryproject.ca/1867/1867-12-bna-act.html>; see Constitution Acts, 1867-1982, Part VII of the Constitution Act, 1982, S 53, <http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/const/page-17.html>. [2] Ibid. [3] Being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11. [read post]
6 Sep 2016, 6:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
How much do people really know about The British North America Act, 1867 (BNA Act), the founding document and first Constitution of our country? [read post]
29 Jan 2016, 5:00 am by Ms. Suffragette
This decision was “based on the premise that the BNA Act had to be interpreted in the same way in 1928 as in 1867 when the Act was passed. [read post]
20 Jan 2016, 5:00 am by Ms. Suffragette
[6] Jennings, supra note 2 at 30. [7] The Constitution Act, 1867, 30 & 31 Vict, c 3 at s 41. [read post]
27 Jun 2011, 8:57 pm by Ubaka Ogbogu
One could therefore hypothesize that this situation may account for why health—unlike “quarantine and the establishment and maintenance of marine hospitals”—is not specifically enumerated as a head of power under the British North America Act (BNA Act), 1867. [read post]
23 Apr 2008, 3:39 am
"The Court interpreted the definition of 'qualified person' as intended by the drafters of the BNA Act 1867, despite acknowledging that the role of women in society had changed since that date. [read post]