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Allan Williams : [press conferences, Feb-1977 - Jan-1978]
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CALL NUMBER: T1146:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: Press conference about the Workers' Compensation Board RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 197702-16 & 03-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Labour minister Allan Williams announces the firing of the Workers' Compensation Board, 16-Feb-1977. TRACK 2: Williams press conference following a meeting with the BC Federation of Labour; ;also, reaction of Len Guy, BCFL secretary, 17-Mar-1977.; CALL NUMBER: T1146:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: Press conference about the Workers' Compensation and the Revelstoke dam RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-02-17 & 28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Labour minister Allan Williams names the new Workers' Compensation Board, 17-Feb-1977. TRACK 2: Williams says he will not stop preparatory work on the Revelstoke Dam. Also, Williams reacts w;ith surprise to the initial position of the IWA on their upcoming contract talks, 28-Feb-1977.; CALL NUMBER: T1146:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: Press conference on labour and Native land claims RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-03-01 & 04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Labour minister Allan Williams comments on a meeting with the BC Federation of Labour, and expresses his opposition to provincial wage controls, 01-Mar-1977. TRACK 2: Williams comments on th;e subject of the native land claims of the Stuart-Trembleur Indians, 04-Mar-1977.; CALL NUMBER: T1146:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: News conference regarding "cut off lands" RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-03-17 & 18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Labour minister Allan Williams discusses an upcoming meeting with Native groups about "cut off lands", 17-Mar-1977. TRACK 2: News conference following the first-ever meeting between federal ;government, provincial government and Native groups on the subject of native land claims relating to the "cut off lands" question, 18-Mar-1977: Philip Joe, Warren Allmand, and Allan Williams.; CALL NUMBER: T1146:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: On umemployment and Revelstoke dam appeal RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-04-14 & 21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Labour minister Allan Williams comments on continuing high unemployment, 14-Apr-1977. TRACK 2: Williams on the appeal by SPEC concerning the Revelsoke Dam, 21-Apr-1977.; CALL NUMBER: T1146:0006 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: Discusses Bill 92 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-10-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In a news conference, Allan Williams announces the introduction of Bill 92, the Essential Services Disputes Act, and details its provisions, 19-Oct-1977. TRACK 2: Williams discusses the prov;isions of Bill 92 in a press conference. He emphasizes that the Bill is not intended to affect the private sector, but to prevent strikes and lockouts in the public sector, 19-Oct-1977.; CALL NUMBER: T1146:0007 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allan Williams: Discusses Revelstoke dam project and Nisga'a land claims RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977 & 1978 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In a news conference, Labour Minster Allan Williams announces that the Revelstoke Dam project will be allowed to proceed under BC Hydro direction. He details the functions and responsibilitie;s of the various officials, organizations and committees involved in the project. He also suggests the creation of an organization independent of BC Hydro to estimate energy requirements, and that exi;sting energy legislation be reviewed; 12-Sep-1977. TRACK 2: At a Federal-Provincial Labour Ministers conference, Williams releases the provincial government position on Nisga'a land claims. B.C. take;s the position that aboriginal title does not exist. Williams discusses in general the status of Indians in B.C. and states that Indians themselves must be involved in any solutions. He states that it; is the provincial government's responsibility to make the Indians' future a more equitable one; 25-Jan-1978.;
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BC Radio News, 1977
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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-065.
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Accession number(s): T1146
speaker: Warren Allmand, speaker: Len Guy, speaker: Phillip Joe, speaker: Louis Allan Williams, sound recording: BC Radio News
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- British Columbia--Politics and government--1975-1991
- Dams--British Columbia--Columbia River
- Hydroelectric power plants--British Columbia
- Indians--Land tenure--British Columbia
- Indians--British Columbia--Legal status, laws, etc.
- Indians--British Columbia--Stuart-Takla Region
- Labor laws and legislation--British Columbia
- Unemployment--British Columbia
- Dams--British Columbia--Environmental aspects
- Collective bargaining--British Columbia
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- British Columbia Federation of Labour (Subject)
- British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (Subject)
- International Woodworkers of America (Subject)
- Social Credit Party (British Columbia) (Subject)
- Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia (Subject)
- British Columbia. Ministry of Labour (1976-1986) (Subject)