Item AAAA0868 - British Columbia today

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British Columbia today

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British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

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  • 1976 (Creation)

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Promotional film. This film follows a group of American investors as they take a brief trip around B.C. to examine the province's economic opportunities and potential, its resources and markets. The province's major industries (forest products, mining/smelting, fishing/canning, agriculture) are discussed, and the importance to industry of B.C. Hydro's electrical energy resources is highlighted. Includes sequences on Vancouver, shipping facilities, B.C. Ferries, Victoria and area, Bennett Dam, Site One, Mica Dam project construction, Kootenay Canal, Hat Creek coal deposits and exploration, export/trade with the Pacific Rim, and Roberts Bank coal port.

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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.

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The original A&B rolls for this production were discarded at the BC Archives; considerable footage had been removed, rendering the rolls unprintable. However, 19.1 and 19.2 appear to be complete.

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Accession number(s): F1992:05

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sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority; director: Lew M. Parry; script: Donald Stainsby; photography: David Hay; animation: Glynn Morris; sound: Lloyd Stump; narrator: Harvey Dawes; producing agency/company: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

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