Charlottetown Accord

Filed Under: Constitutional Law

2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

Proposed constitutional amendments that were rejected in a national referendum in 1992 that would have recognized rights to Aboriginal self-government as well as recognized Quebec as a distinct society.

The agreement reached in August 1992 between the prime minister, premiers, territorial leaders, and Aboriginal leaders providing for comprehensive changes to the Canadian constitution. The accord was rejected in a national referendum on 26 October 1992, with 54 percent of those casting ballots voting against it.

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