Signing of The Constitution Act, April 17, 1982

Her Majesty the Queen signs The Constitution Act in Ottawa, 1982

In 1982, Her Majesty the Queen travelled to Ottawa to sign The Constitution Act which brought Canada’s constitution home from the UK. Left to right: Gerald Regan, Minister of Labour; Jean Chrétien, Minister of Justice; The Right Honourable Pierre E. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; André Ouellet, Registrar General; Her Majesty the Queen; Michael Pitfield, Clerk of the Privy Council

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