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The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited Subseries
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Insurance appraisals and property assessments

Subseries consists of records documenting insurance coverage for the various properties owned by BC Sugar and its subsidiaries.

The subseries is made up of property appraisals for replacement values (often referred to as an Appraisement) of the plant and equipment of the processing plants operated by BC Sugar and its subsidiaries. The assessments were compiled by a variety of professional appraisal firms on a periodic basis. The subseries also includes copies of Indistrial Assessment Schedules of the BC Sugar site in Vancouver prepared by the BC Assessment Authority.

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H.A. Simons joint venture records

Subseries consists of records documenting a proposed joint venture project between BC Sugar and H.A. Simons (International) Ltd. for the development of a sugar beet processing plant in Iraq.

The subseries includes copies of the proposal to the Iraqi government, reports, correspondence between BC Sugar and H.A. Simons regarding the development of the proposal, correspondence with the various Iraqi government departments involved in the project, and reference material used to assist in developing the proposal.

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Czarnikow telexes

Subseries consists of records documenting BC Sugar's international sugar trading activities.

The subseries is made up of telexes between BC Sugar's head office in Vancouver and their international sugar broker, Messrs. C. Czarnikow, Limited, located in London, England.

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Combines Investigations Act inquiry records

Subseries consists of records documenting BC Sugar's response to a Combines Investigation Act inquiry into its manufacture, distribution and sale of sugar, including operations of its subsidiaries in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and subsequent litigation.

The subseries includes copies of operational records of BC Sugar and its subsidiaries, as well as original records removed from their original recordkeeping systems, to submit as evidence of the companies' activities during the inquiry and subsequent litigation. The records include correspondence, briefs, collected articles relevant to the case and similar court cases, reports, exhibits, and press clippings. The records also include copies of court records, including Statements of Evidence.

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