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Daily Colonist (Victoria, B.C.)
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[CHEK-TV news film -- December 1979 and January-August 1980]

Stock shots. 1. Flood scenes - houses awash, roads washed out, etc. 2. Seaspan's Santa in the Inner Harbour. 3. More floods and washouts. 4. CUPE Local 727 on strike in a flood. 5. Snowstorm - car wrecks and toboggans. 6. Small oil spill? Divers. 7. Premier Bill Bennett and unidentified woman [Bella Abzug?]. 8. More flood footage. 9. CPR train wreck. 10. Flotsam and jetsam on the beach. Clean-up. 11. Burst pipes in Chinatown. 12. Nuns demonstrating. 13. Fire - good action shots. 14. BC Hydro pickets. 15. Glenshiel Hotel - seniors demonstrating. 16. Student rally against tuition increase. 17. Demonstration in front of the Legislature. 18. Royal visit - [given the date, probably Princess Alexandra]. 19. Lambrick Park Secondary - vandalism. 20. Sooke Forest Products. 21. Reception - Prince Charles and Grace McCarthy. 22. Damaged aircraft - light planes. 23. Airport arrival [of ?]. 24. Satellite dish at Legislature. 25. Fernwood News. 26. Fire at the British Columbia Provincial Museum. 27. Village Green Inn in Duncan. Police artist sketches. 28. Airport arrival - [state visit?]. 29. "The Daily Colonist" shuts down. 1858-1980. The last issue. 30. Moving a house through city streets. Saanichton School. 31. A satellite dish or telescope [?] on the Legislature lawn.

Douglas Hunter interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Douglas Hunter talks about his family coming to Victoria in 1884, and his grandfather, John Robson, who was editor of the "British Columbian", "Colonist", and "Victoria Colonist", and later Premier. Dr. Hunter discusses his grandfather's life and character; his conflict with Judge Begbie; the island-versus-mainland rivalry; Richard McBride as premier; W.J. Bowser; Colonel Prior; Joe; Martin; and Thomas McInnes. TRACK 2: Dr. Hunter discusses elections in Victoria; early Victoria; the Legislative buildings; the Empress Hotel; ferries; changes in Victoria; confederation debates; s;ports; Lester Patrick; the James Bay Athletic Association, and the future of Victoria.