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The Bird Commission 10 years later: perspective and constitutional change

The Story

Ten years have passed since the Bird Commission released its final report. Some recommendations have succeeded, while others still sit unresolved. Chairperson Florence Bird sits down with CBC-TV host Patrick Watson to discuss the success of the Royal Commission and the prospect of entrenched Constitutional rights for women.

Medium: Television
Program: The Watson Report
Broadcast Date: Dec. 29, 1980
Guest(s): Florence Bird
Host: Patrick Watson
Duration: 4:21

Did You know?

• Florence Bird was made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1971. She was also appointed to the Senate in 1978 and received the Governor General's Persons Award in 1985.


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