This archived Web page remains online for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. This page will not be altered or updated. Web pages that are archived on the Internet are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats of this page on the Contact Us page.
July 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
395 Wellington Street
This Canada Day, view a part of Canadian history!
On your way to Parliament Hill for the Canada Day festivities, stop by Library and Archives Canada to see the original document of the Proclamation bringing into force the Constitution Act, 1982.
The Proclamation, signed on Parliament Hill on April 17, 1982, brought the Act into effect resulting in Canada’s full political independence from Britain.
For more information, visit our website: www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/constitution/index-e.html