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Victoria (B.C.) Politicians--British Columbia
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Gretchen Brewin fonds

  • PR-2184
  • Fonds
  • 1991-2001

The fonds consists of the records created by Gretchen Brewin in her capacity as MLA including her time as Deputy Speaker, Speaker and Minister for Children and Families. The fonds consists of the following series: political workbooks, 1992-2001; d...

Brewin, Gretchen

Herbert Anscomb fonds

  • PR-2329
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1911-1993; predominant 1924-1972]

The fonds consists of the records of Herbert Anscomb, who had one of the longest and most important political careers in the history of British Columbia. They document his activities as Reeve of Oak Bay, B.C., Mayor of Victoria, opposition member ...

Anscomb, Herbert, 1892-1972

[CHEK-TV news film -- political people, reel 2]

Stock shots. Footage of political personalities from Victoria and Vancouver Island. 1. Vic Stephens - BC Progressive Conservative leader, re: Conservative party. 2. Same as above - in a garden. 3. Dave Barrett - NDP Leader of Opposition. 4. Ch...

[CHEK-TV news film -- political people, reel 1]

Stock shots. Footage of political personalities from Victoria and Vancouver Island. 1. Robin Blencoe - NDP MLA, re: use of pesticide. 2. Gretchen Brewin - Mayor of Victoria. 3. Brian Smith - Social Credit MLA & cabinet minister. 4. [Uniden...

[CHEK-TV news film -- political people, reel 3]

Stock shots. Footage of political personalities from Victoria and Vancouver Island. 1. Lieutenant-governor & Premier W.R. Bennett at Legislature opening. 2. [Lord Mountbatten?] 3. Lieutenant-Governor Walter Owen. 4. Sam Bawlf - Social Credi...

[CHEK-TV news film -- Bennett, hospital]

Stock shots. 1. Jean Chretien and other politicians make speeches. 2. Unidentified interview. 3. Construction project. 4. Royal Jubilee Hospital -- nurses, exteriors. 5. Victoria General Hospital, Northern Component -- drawings and models. 6....

[B.C. Legislature]

News item. Footage shows B.C. Legislature in full session. Sound is poor (except for the desk slapping by the MLAs), photography is on the dark side but still acceptable for available light situation.

[Jack Kelly]

News item. In an interview, Mr. Kelly says he had always planned to have his own business eventually, but the "events" of last year (his dismissal from the Socred caucus) speeded up his decision. Now he has gone into the brass rubbing b...

[Bennett -- the Kelly affair]

News item. The Premier says he cannot have allegations made against his party such as those on Mr. Kelly's tapes. He tries to evade questions from the media.

Robert Strachan : [video interview, 1978]

Interview. A video oral history interview with Robert M. Strachan, former MLA, provincial leader of the CCF/NDP, and NDP cabinet minister. Includes other associated footage also used in the one-hour program, ROBERT STRACHAN: JOURNEYMAN POLITICIAN...

[Premier W.R. Bennett, ca. 1978]

News footage. Miscellaneous footage of Premier W.R. Bennett. On an open-line talk show at the CJVI radio studio, he discusses a study of the proposed fixed link to Vancouver Island. At a press conference, he compares federal subsidies to east and ...

[Vander Zalm -- Brown filibuster]

News item. Shots of a nearly empty legislature. Human Resources Minister Bill Vander Zalm comments on Rosemary Brown's filibuster against Bill 65.


News item. Premier Bill Bennett: "We have a basic economy now that does generate some employment." Chronically ill children are to get a better breakdown on medication costs. It's the philosophy of this government," says Benn...

[Constituency office]

News item. Charles Barber explains the value of his constituency office. He is a liaison between the NDP and the voters.

[Bennett -- #2]

News item. Bill Bennett says that people between 25 and 64 are a "forgotten group". These people are the ones who pay for all the "costs and funds of government", but they do not get that much in return. They especially need ...

[Bennett -- #1]

News item. Bill Bennett speaks: "Governments should be elected to do things for people, not to them. And yet in British Columbia, we have a growing civil service that brings in more restrictions, a bureaucracy that's greater in British...