Forest policy--British Columbia

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  • BC Archives library index.

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Forest policy--British Columbia

12 Archival description results for Forest policy--British Columbia

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Commission on Forest Resources, 1943-1945

  • GR-0520
  • Series
  • 1944-1946

This series consists of records of the Commission on Forest Resources (1943-1945). Records consist of transcripts of proceedings of public meetings of the commission, exhibits received, correspondence, arguments, secretary's record book of sittings and subject index to proceedings. A subject index to proceedings was created by the commission and is located in boxes 1 and 2. This finding aid gives a list of exhibits and file list of other records. Immediately following the inquiry, many of the exhibits were transferred to the Forest Service Library and are therefore missing (see box 9, file 1).

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Forest Resources (1943-45)

Commission on Forest Resources, 1955

  • GR-0668
  • Series
  • 1955-1957

This series consists of records of the 1955 Royal Commission on Forest Resources, led by Commissioner Gordon McGregor Sloan. Records include transcripts of evidence, exhibits, proceedings, arguments, and report synopsis. Box 1 contains a bound index of commission records. It should be noted that some exhibits are missing from this unit. They were never received by BC Archives and their location is unknown. Some page numbers were not used in printed volumes.

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Forest Resources (1955-57)

Commission on Timber and Forestry, 1909

  • GR-0271
  • Series
  • 1905-1910

The series consists of records created by the Royal Commission on Timber and Forestry between 1905 and 1911. The records include transcripts of evidence, written submissions, abstract of evidence, reports, correspondence and other supporting material.

British Columbia. Royal Commission of Inquiry on Timber and Forestry

Environment and Land Use Committee Secretariat programme and project files

  • GR-0881
  • Series
  • 1976-1978

This series consists of the Environment And Land Use Committee Secretariat background notes. Records include program and project briefing notes on resource developments, highway, pipeline and transmission line projects, environmental impact studies, parks and recreation management, forestry operations, university endowment lands, salmonid enhancement, and agricultural land reserve matters, 1976-1978.

The series has been divided into the following subseries:
I. Integrated Resource Planning Studies
II. Policy, Procedures and System Development Studies
III. Project Impact Studies, by ELUC Secretariat
IV. Project Impact Assessment Reviews.
V. Miscellaneous Projects
VI. Agricultural Land Reserve Processing

British Columbia. Environment and Land Use Committee. Secretariat

Mason Gaffney interview

CALL NUMBER: T2301:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Personal background and a career in economics PERIOD COVERED: 1923-1972 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Gaffney was born in 1923 in White Plains, N.Y. Discusses personal background, early education, post-secondary education at Reed College (Portland, Oregon) and UC Berkeley. Completed PhD in 1956. Taught in Oregon, North Carolina, Missouri and Wisconsin, 1953-1968. Description of major research. TRACK 2: Sustained yield forest management in British Columbia discussed. Started work for Resources for the Future, Inc. in 1968. Discussion of RFF policies and research. CALL NUMBER: T2301:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Resources for the Future and early experiences in British Columbia PERIOD COVERED: 1972-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Met Robert Williams first in 1967 at a conference in Milwaukee. Gaffney contacted shortly after 1972 election. Incident regarding mineral leases, fall 1972. Discussion of the "style" of the NDP government. Gaffney's visits in the fall and spring, 1972 and 1973. Visit by Barrett and Williams to Washington and attendant problems. Conditions under which Gaffney came to B.C., 1973. TRACK 2: Details about a letter from Williams to Gaffney, May 1973, concerning the establishment of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis. Feelings on leaving Resources for the Future in 1973. Discussion of the proposed structure of the BCIEPA and Gaffney's reservations about it. CALL NUMBER: T2301:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Working with the NDP government : 1972-75 PERIOD COVERED: 1973-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Continuation of the discussion of the structure of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis. Conflicts with R. Williams over hiring policy. Anti-American feelings encountered by Gaffney. Deteriorating relationship between Gaffney, Williams and Barrett. Early projects: forest policy, communications policy, municipal finance. TRACK 2: The role of Marc Eliesen. Gaffney's assessment of his status with NDP cabinet ministers. Influence of R. Williams with other ministers, especially Leo Nimsick, Lorne Nicholson, James Lorimer, David Stupich. Discussion of marketing boards for agricultural products. Gaffney's belief in the free market. The goals and aims of BCIEPA: 1) reforming the tax system. CALL NUMBER: T2301:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The goals of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis PERIOD COVERED: 1972-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: The goals and aims of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis continued: 1) reforming the tax system; 2) elimination of cross-subsidies; 3) improve allocation of the government budget; 4) improve B.C.'s employment picture. TRACK 2: 5) enhancing the quality of the environment. CALL NUMBER: T2301:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The goals of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis (cont'd) PERIOD COVERED: 1972-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: The goals and aims of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis continued: 5) enhancing the quality of the environment continued; 6) elimination of waste in government spending, especially in the transportation systems of B.C.; 7) the study of industrial organization. TRACK 2: Industrial organization continued; 8) improve the operation of the marketplace (and a discussion on the proposed public ownership of B.C. Telephone Company and the rate structure of the Insurance Corporation of B.C.); 9) the creation of a more capable public service. CALL NUMBER: T2301:0006 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Gaffney's role on government committees and commissions, 1972-76 PERIOD COVERED: 1972-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: The goals of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis continued: 9) the creation of a more capable public service, continued. Gaffney's mixed relations with B.C. journalists especially Jim Hume and Allan Fotheringham. Investigations into the tree farm license system. Discussion of the Commission of Inquiry into Property Taxation. TRACK 2: More about the Commission of Inquiry into Property Taxation. Anti-American comments by Don Phillips. Circumstances surrounding Gaffney's resignation from the Commission of Inquiry into Property Taxation. CALL NUMBER: T2301:0007 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis, 1975-76 PERIOD COVERED: 1972-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Discussion of the Board of Governors of the B.C. Institute for Economic Policy Analysis and the personnel of the board. Gaffney appointed Executive Director of BCIEPA, May 1975. Activities of BCIEPA between May and December, 1975. Consequences of the 1975 election. The roles of the members of the Board of Directors in the demise of BCIEPA. TRACK 2: Details about the demise of BCIEPA. Summary remarks about Robert Williams. General summary and regrets. Comments about the political approach of Dave Barrett. New positions for the staff of BCIEPA. (End of interview)