Comparing The Balfour Report And The Statute Of Westminster

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Canada’s road to independence is not easy; its strong tie with Britain obstructs Canada’s independence a lot. The Balfour Report and the Statute of Westminster are the two major events that loosened this tie. The Balfour Report was endorsed at an imperial conference in England by the countries of the British Empire in late 1926. It declares that the Great Britain and the Dominions of Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Irish Free State, were equal in status. In 1931, the British Parliament passed the Statute of Westminster, which made the Balfour Report official. From then on, these countries’ association was called the British Commonwealth of Nations. They agreed to continue celebrating their special bond with Britain. It
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