Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Special Joint Committee on a Renewed Canada : The federal government set up the Citizens' Forum on Canada's Future to enquire into the values Canadians share and the Beaudoin-Edwards Special Joint Committee on the amendment procedure. On September 28, 1991, the Government of Canada published Shaping Canada's Future Together, its proposals for constitutional change. They were broad and far-reaching. They dealt with, among other things: the Canadian identity; Quebec's distinctiveness; the Aboriginal peoples; the reform of national institutions; the economic union; clarifying the distribution of powers, including the spending power, to serve Canadians better; and streamlining government. The federal government also published a series of background papers on constitutional issues to facilitate public debate. The proposals set out in Shaping Canada's Future Together were examined by a special joint committee on a renewed Canada eventually known as the Beaudoin-Dobbie Committee. The Government of Canada convened a series of five national conferences to discuss various aspects of its proposals for constitutional renewal. At the conclusion of this process in February 1992, the Beaudoin-Dobbie Committee published its report titled A Renewed Canada. The Committee's report served in part as the basis for comprehensive multilateral negotiations among the Government of Canada, the provincial governments (including Quebec in the last stages of negotiations), the territorial governments and Aboriginal representatives. These negotiations, involving 17 delegations, reached a unanimous constitutional agreement at Charlottetown on August 28, 1992.