Item AAAB1112 - Dr. Patrick McGeer : [press conferences, etc., 1977 & 1978]

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Dr. Patrick McGeer : [press conferences, etc., 1977 & 1978]

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  • 1977 & 1978 [date recorded] (Creation)

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CALL NUMBER: T0999:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Comments on the Gaudry report and on the funding of research and education RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-02-04 SUMMARY: Comments on the Gaudry Report and the funding of higher education and research in BC. February 4, 1977. CALL NUMBER: T0999:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): McGeer meets PTA and announces financial aid to independent schools RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-02 & 03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Minister of Education Pat McGeer addresses a meeting of the BC Parent Teacher Association, February 16, 1977. TRACK 2: McGeer announces the government's intention to give financial aid to independent schools, March 30, 1977. CALL NUMBER: T0999:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pat McGeer on aid to independent schools and UBC Hospital RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Minister of Education Pat McGeer rejects demands from the NDP to hold a referendum on the issue of financial aid to independent schools, 1977. TRACK 2: McGeer denies the NDP charge that the new teaching hospital at UBC is sitting idle due to a dispute between McGeer and Health Minister Bob McClelland, June 22, 1977. CALL NUMBER: T0999:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pat McGeer on BC core curriculum (1977) and ICBC annual report (1978) RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-08-11 & 1978-04-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: McGeer announces that the cabinet has approved a core curriculum for the BC public school system. Although this core curriculum is confined to education in the English language, McGeer says that a French language core curriculum will be adopted "in the not-too-distant future". August 11, 1977. TRACK 2: [Begins with some unrelated and unidentifiable interviews.] McGeer comments on the release of ICBC's fifth annual report. McGeer says that the report shows that ICBC is "in excellent financial shape" and, in fact, has a $59 million surplus. On the other hand, McGeer says, bodily injury claims rose so drastically that the corporation recorded a slight deficit in the last fiscal year -- a deficit that was offset by the surplus of the year before. April 24, 1978.

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BC Radio News, 1977-1981


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Reference cassette copy (T0999:0001 & 0003-0004 only) available in container 000443-058.

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Accession number(s): T0999

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speaker: Patrick Lucey McGeer, sound recording: BC Radio News

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