Cominco Ltd.--Employees

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Alexander Douglas Turnbull interview

CALL NUMBER: T0270:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Member of the Legislative Assembly PERIOD COVERED: 1945-1950 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1974-04-03 SUMMARY: Background, education and work for Cominco at Trail, B.C. Discussion of work for Cominco. Political discussion group, Liberal Party. Development of Coalition Government. Running for election in 1948, defeat. Election of 1949 and becoming an MLA. Work to improve conditions in riding. Throne speech, Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, 1949. Discussion of British Columbia Hospital Insurance Service, problems of initiating it and administration. Role of George Pearson, Minister of Labour and Minister of Health and Welfare. Discussion of legislation. CALL NUMBER: T0270:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): British Columbia hospital insurance service, early period PERIOD COVERED: 1950-1951 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1974-04-17 SUMMARY: Discussion of the problem of financing hospital insurance. Reaction of the voters in Trail, B.C. to the Coalition. Affect of road construction in political campaigning. Relationship with C.C.F. Appointment as Minister of Health and Welfare, 1950 and initial approach to the problem of hospital insurance. Role of Herbert Anscomb as Minister of Finance. Problems with: payment of premiums for hospital insurance, setting up program, housing of program's operations, and overall criticisms of program. Expansion of Vancouver General Hospital and the establishment of the Faculty of Medicine at U.B.C. Attempt to put hospital insurance on sound financial basis. Hospital insurance as a political issue. CALL NUMBER: T0270:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Minister of Health and Welfare PERIOD COVERED: 1950-1952 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1974-04-19 SUMMARY: The British Columbia Hospital Insurance Service, and the reaction of the medical profession to its establishment. Budgetary control of hospitals under BCHIS. Payment of premiums to BCHIS. Involvement of Byron Johnson and Herbert Anscomb with hospital insurance. Budget Speech, Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Byron Johnson and his automobile accident. W.A.C. Bennett crossing the floor and leaving the Conservative Party. Operation of government in the Coalition period. Description of Health and Welfare Department. Increasing costs of BCHIS. CALL NUMBER: T0270:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The hospital insurance issue and the breakup of the Coalition government PERIOD COVERED: 1950-1952 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1974 SUMMARY: Creation of Hospital Insurance Inquiry Board to investigate British Columbia Hospital Insurance Service by Legislative Assembly. Attempt to use it as a political issue. Minister's relationship with inquiry board. Directing of inquiry by Sidney Smith, MLA. Problem of morale at BCHIS during inquiry. Mannix Report, Hamilton Report. Preliminary recommendations of inquiry board. Favourable response of hospital administrators to BCHIS. Criticism of inquiry board. Political pressures against Coalition and problems between Herbert Anscomb and Byron Johnson. CALL NUMBER: T0270:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Minister of the Coalition government PERIOD COVERED: 1950-1952 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1974 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Turnbull discusses in detail the last year of the Coalition government of Boss Johnson in 1951-52. He focuses on the details of the British Columbia Hospital Insurance Service, which he was responsible for. He discusses the impact of the BCHIS on the electorate. He mentions why Premier Johnson called the election. TRACK 2: In the last half of the tape Mr. Turnbull provides even greater detail on the concept and funding of the BCHIS at the time of the 1952 provincial election. (End of interview)

Alexander Turnbull interview

CALL NUMBER: T4245:0093 - 0094 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

CALL NUMBER: T4245:0095 - 0097 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Alfred Ellison interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-08-23 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Archibald Glen interview

CALL NUMBER: T3138:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-[08-10?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Archibald Glen arrived in Tadanac in 1924 from Alanby; he had written to Mr. Hopkins, the chief electrician in Tadanac; however, he began work in Kimberley; had come from Scotland at the age of four, coming through Halifax to Lachine outside of Montreal; worked up until the war at Dominion Bridge; in 1914 he enlisted and was off to France; started three years as a winder of armatures for electric motors, then bonded rails. Having arrived in Kimberley broke, he stayed at the company bunkhouse and ate at their kitchen. Discusses McDougall Hill and Top Mine; then the housing, roads, vegetation; and political life, as well as the company's participation in town life. The people of Kimberley are characterised; employee/management relations, social events and sports are discussed; union; history comes in with Ed [i.e., Harvey?] Murphy of the Mines, Mill and Smelters Union. The Depression and war years. TRACK 2: Garden plots in the Depression; the rebuilding of the plant; health and safety in plant; Pincher Lake and Red Rose mine; processes in plant; working conditions; repair crews, pensions are discussed; the company contributes to rinks, halls, etc. The 1948 flood is also mentioned. CALL NUMBER: T3138:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-[08-10?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Forest fires; town organisation, as well as churches, schools, family life, community, sports and transportation are included. Ending -- the hobbies that occupied his time. [TRACK 2: blank?]

Arthur Freeze interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Bill Forrest interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-08-18 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Brenda Mines (M37)

RECORDED: [location unknown], [197-] SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Charles Ashworth interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-06-22 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Chester Righton interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1981-07-31 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Clarence Howe interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-06-16 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Colin Chisholm interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Cominco album

SUMMARY: This program marks the return of a series that had stopped for 1.5 years, spotlighting the people and services of the Kootenays and Cominco. This episode includes retirement notices and Cominco historical note.

Cominco's pension committee, 1981

SUMMARY: Off-air recording of CJAT broadcast with Norman Locke [?], chairman of the Cominco Pensions Committee, and John Weir of Local 480. Locke discusses the concerns of the members, and Weir presents an update on current union negotiations.

Darcy Morris interview

RECORDED: Christina Lake (B.C.), 1975 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Daryl Casey interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-06-29 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

David Honeyman interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1912-1951 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Started working for Cominco in 1924; worked in the concentrator at Kimberley; worked in machine shop as machinist for all of his 27 years with company. Worked in shipyard in England during the First World War; first came to Canada in 1912; back to England for the First World War; came back to Calgary to work in the CPR roundhouse repairing locomotives until 1924. impressions of Kimberley, including roads, school, ski hill and night life; mill in Kimberley; personalities including R.S. Buchman, John McGowan, H.R. Banks, the superintendent of the mill, and John Lindsay, the foreman at the mine; working conditions; shift work and times; holidays and wages; changes when the union came in; recreation, including running and hockey; winner of Calgary road race, 1919-1921.

David Kenneway interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-07-27 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

David Mawdsley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-08-03 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

David McLennan interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1916-1955 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Born in PEI in 1890; went to Seattle and worked as a plumber; came to Vancouver and went to Trail in 1916; worked in Rossland installing a heating plant; went to work at Ainsworth in the power plant for Number 1 Mine at Centre Star; came back to Trail. His impressions of Trail, including the wooden sidewalks; vegetation; the pollution caused by the smoke and what was done to prevent it; population and makeup of peoples; the production of acid for fertilizer ("Elephant Brand"); schools and quality; community and Trail holidays. Then went to Warfield; his first Impressions. TRACK 2: Employee/employer relations; brief mention of Tadanac; beginning of the union; working conditions and how they changed after the union; unionist Harvey Murphy; change in security during the Second World War, and problems associated with it; plant during the Second World War; women worked; various personalities, including S.G. Blaylock, George Murray, R.W. Diamond; safety precautions.

David Rice interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978 SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

Day with a miner : the way it was

RECORDED: [location unknown], [197-?] SUMMARY: Soundtrack for a slide-tape presentation describing the daily routine of a miner at Kimberley's Sullivan Mine. Features specific Cominco employees by name.;

Dolly Mercredi interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [197-] SUMMARY: [No content summary available. Note the access restriction.];

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