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Fraser Valley district (B.C.)
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[CHAN-TV 8 Vancouver]

Promotional film. For Vantel's application to the Board of Broadcast Governors for a television broadcasting license, company president Art Jones introduces samples of proposed programming. These include "Van-O-Rama," a TV journal ...

Decision

Documentary. An analysis of the decision-making procedures of the Ministry of Forests when confronted with ecological and other values in forestry resource management. The question was, "Should chemical sprays be used against the spruce budw...

Humphreys, Leonard. Sooke.

Essay entitled "A Note on Port Haney and Webster's Corners, Period 1912 to 1915," with sketch map indicating location of principal settlers in that locality and photographs. Copies of photographs in Visual Records.Presented by Leon...

Humphreys, Leonard. Sooke

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer.

Reminiscences concerning Bodington's boyhood in England, voyage to New York, and travels in Montana and Oregon (1884-1887). Reminiscences of Vancouver and of Bodington's career as farmer on Sea Island, in New Westminster, and in Vernon ...

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer

Hunter, Gerald Ross, 1902-. Victoria.

Are we at the crossroads? [Reminiscences] Mr. Hunter was born in England, emigrated to Wynyard, Saskatchewan, moved to British Columbia in 1937 where he and his wife operated a motel on Kingsway in Vancouver, and then lived in the Fraser Valley an...

Hunter, Gerald Ross, 1902-. Victoria

Pacific Canada

Educational. The history, geography and economy of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Shows such activities as fishing, lumbering, mining, agriculture and shipbuilding. The scenic and recreational attractions of the Rockies are also shown.

Library on wheels

Documentary. Shows a library van on its three-week, 750-mile circuit of the Fraser Valley. Twenty-one communities pooled their resources to solve the problem of bringing books to people in scattered farming areas.

Ride of the last stagecoach

Documentary. The BC Centennial Committee's special project "Stagecoach," re-enacting a journey by stagecoach from Victoria to Barkerville by way of Nanaimo, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Yale, Lillooet, Ashcroft, Soda Cre...

If I didn't see it, I wouldn't believe it

Travelogue. An airline passenger waiting for his flight is introduced to the scenic and recreational attractions of B.C. by a talking issue of Beautiful B.C. magazine. Includes footage of Victoria (streets, Swiftsure yacht race), Butchart Gardens...

The Fraser Valley public library

Promotional film. Library service in the Fraser Valley, funded by the Carnegie Corporation. Follows a bookmobile from community to community, and depicts various aspects of the library service. Shots of places visited, rural landscape, and the Aga...

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