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Nick Loenen fonds
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- sound recording
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
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March 24 1991 - May 3 1991, Dec. 8 2010 (Creation)
- Loenen, Nick, 1943-
- The records were created in 1991. Prior to offering them to the BC Archives in December, 2010, the donor added some typed notes in order to clarify potentially illegible handwritten records.
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1 cm of textual material and 3 audio microcassettes
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Name of creator
Nick Loenen was a Social Credit MLA for Richmond form 1986 to 1991. In 1991 he was Caucus Chair in the government of Bill Vanderzalm. In his interest to have British Columbia's voting system changed to the STV (single transfervable vote) system, he was involved in starting the organization Fair Voting BC, and in developing the concept of the Citizen's Assembly.
Scope and content
The fonds comprises records including 3 mini dictating cassettes recorded in March and April 1991 by Loenen describing the events that had been occurring in the caucus surrounding the question of Bill Vander Zalm's role as Premier. The cassettes were transcribed by Loenen. The additional records are textual including research on the constitutional rights of the caucus to request the Premier's resignation; personal notes taken during caucus meetings; correspondence; and press conference reports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records donated by Nick Loenen in December 2010
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Restrictions on access
Records are restricted unitl 2030.
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Accession number(s): 2011.178.1
Sound recording originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.