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Canada: UK High Commissioner to FCO (“Trudeau’s constitutional drama: the first four acts”) [“attempt at a coup d’etat to change the balance of power in the federation”] [declassified 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: FOI release from FCO; now FCO82/822
Editorial comments: The phrase coup d’etat came from the leader of the Parti Québécois, Rene Lévesque.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 6pp
Themes: British Constitution (general discussions), Executive, Judiciary, Monarchy, Parliament, Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA)