Series GR-0867 - Correspondence regarding the Independent Schools Support Act

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Correspondence regarding the Independent Schools Support Act

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  • 1977 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Minister

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2.5 m of textual records

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This series consists of correspondence inward to the Premier's office and the Minister of Education with respect to the Independent Schools Support Act (Bill 33), 1977. Under this legislation limited government funding was made available to private schools. Letters to the Premier dealing with this topic were forwarded to the Minister of Education for reply. Some responses are included. Records supporting the Bill were received from the Catholic Women's League, churches, and school districts. Records in opposition to the Bill include petitions, and letters from labour groups, school districts, teacher's associations and women's groups.

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Transferred from Ministry of Education, 1979.


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These records are restricted. Please contact the BC Archives for information about access.

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See GR-1788 and GR-1791.

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Accession number(s): GR-0867

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This series was previously described by the BC Archives under the title "executive records".

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