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Item consists of two 60 second television commercials on adoption, created by the Ministry of Human Resources in 1979 as part of the "Year of the child and family in B.C." program.

Bill Vander Zalm : [press conferences, etc., 1976-1977]

CALL NUMBER: T0985:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bill Vander Zalm: Comments on Partis Quebecois victory RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-11-16 SUMMARY: Bill Vander Zalm comments on the election victory of the Parti Quebecois, November 16, 197...

Child abuse/neglect

Item consists of one 60 second television commercial on child abuse, created by the Ministry of Human Resources in 1979 as part of the "Year of the child and family in B.C." program.


  • GR-2819
  • Series
  • 1939

One correspondence file of the Superintendent of Welfare and one case file of an individual who applied for assistance. The files contain memoranda and correspondence of the Superintendent and one welfare visitor with the Unemployment Relief Bran...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary. Superintendent of Welfare

Dept. of Health and Welfare executive records

  • GR-0117
  • Series
  • 1948-1966

The series consists of the office files of Alex Porteous, the administrative assistant to the Minister of Health (later the Associate Deputy Minister of Mental Health Programs) created between 1948 and 1966. His job description included public re...

British Columbia. Dept. of Health and Welfare

Drugs is a bummer . . .

Educational. B.C.'s Heroin Treatment Act of 1978 initiated government programs for the treatment of heroin addiction in the province. Health Minister Robert McClelland, other government officials and medical staff are shown addressing sympos...


Educational. The purpose and services of HAVEN, a Nanaimo-based agency providing emotional support and emergency lodging for battered women, are discussed by founder Donna Watt.

Indigent Fund administration files

  • GR-0289
  • Series
  • 1914-1933 [predominant 192-]

The series consists of records created by the Deputy Provincial Secretary between 1914 and 1933 pertaining to the administration of funds for the "aid of the destitute, poor, and sick."Between 1872 and 1942, an annual vote of funds was i...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Jeannie McDuff interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the First United Church PERIOD COVERED: 1919-[no date] RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978-06-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Jean McDuff landed in Vancouver 07-Jul-1919 from Scotland to join husband; stay...

Louis Miranda interviews, 1979

CALL NUMBER: T4356:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-02-16 SUMMARY: Squamish Chiefs. Chief Joe Capilano. Other Squamish Chiefs.; CALL NUMBER: T4356:0001 - 0014 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Interviews with Louis Miranda coveri...

Memorandum (incomplete) of Social Assistance Branch

  • GR-0636
  • Series
  • 1944

Incomplete memorandum on the Department's Social Assistance Branch, prepared by E.W. Griffith, Assistant Deputy Provincial Secretary.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Ministry of Human Resources ads

  • GR-3584
  • Series
  • 1979

The series consists of television commercials and public service announcements made by the Ministry of Human Resources, with the participation of the Ministry of the Attorney-General, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health in 1979 ...

British Columbia. Ministry of Human Resources (1976-1986)

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