Quebec Sovereignty Conference papers, 1980

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Conference papers from 'Quebec Sovereignty - Association and the Future', 1980 mainly comprising papers on referendum on sovereignty-association with the rest of Canada.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1976 the Parti Québécois led by René Lévesque won the Québec provincial election, promising to hold a referendum on sovereignty-association. The referendum was held in May 1980 and federalists won with 60% of vote. Lévesque adopted a constitutional strategy known as the 'beau risque' based on the idea that a political reconciliation with the rest of Canada was possible.

Arrangement

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Acquisition Information

The source of acquisition by ICS is not known.

Other Finding Aids

Listed to item level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from, original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Related Material

ICS also holds papers on the Patriation of the Candian Constitution, 1980-1982 (ICS 10).