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Brown Bagger : Lane, David : tenants' rights in BC

Item is an audio reel containing an episode of Brown Bagger featuring a talk by David Lane. Description on tape case: "Part of the Fall 1984 Solidarity Coalition's People's Commission on Economic and Social Alternatives; The information on this reel correlates with the information on reel 69 - Cameron, Peter - Health Care in BC; David Lane of the Tenants' Rights Action Coalition at the Solidarity Peoples' Commission."

Cityport

Item is a documentary film documenting the issue between the development of cityports and residential areas near the Vancouver shoreline. Film contains historical images of cityports and scenes of ports at Halifax and London, England for comparison to the situation in Vancouver.

Downtown : the issues -

Item is a documentary film documenting the transportation and population issues that impact access to downtown Vancouver. Film contains scenes of driving on the Granville Street Bridge, people attending a show, on a beach and walking around city streets at both daytime and evening.

First Nations Cooperative Housing - KLA HOW YA FM

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of a show on First Nations and cooperative housing hosted by Brian. The program includes interviews with Michelle DuLaurier from the Queens Park Housing Cooperative in New Westminster, followed by musical interludes and an interview with Tammy [Geery?] at Queen's Park and her case around disability and housing rights. The housing segment is followed by an interview by Bruce Bearhouse with Lillian Howard about 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance.

Housing crisis week debate : rent controls

Item is an audio reel containing a debate for Housing Crisis Week moderated by Alan Garr. Description on tape case: "Debaters: Walter Block -- Fraser Institute, Margaret Duncan --Greater Vancouver Renters Ass., Alan Garr -- Moderator; Recorded at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre; tape starts with declaration of housing crisis week by Mayor Harcourt."

Housing crisis week debate : where will we be ten years from now?

Item is an audio reel containing a debate for Housing Crisis Week moderated by Stan Persky. Description on tape case: "Debaters: Margaret Mitchell -- Van East MP and NDP Housing Critic, Michael Katz -- Van developer, Stan Persky -- moderator; Recorded at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre."

In conversation with Charmaine (pilot)

Item is an edited recording of a CBC television talk show pilot which features discussions with influential British Columbians, hosted by Charmaine Crooks. The first guest, community activist Jim Green on activism and community development; evictions caused by Expo '86 and his efforts to prevent them; his personal life and his accomplishments and vision. The second guest, artist George Littlechild, speaks about the artist's role in society; his past in foster homes and racism he experienced; his search for his own cultural identity; his Scottish and Plains Cree background; his art and inspirations; his spirituality; and his role models.

Inglis, Gordon

In conversation with Charmaine : show #1

Item is an unedited recording of a CBC television talk show pilot which features discussions with influential British Columbians, hosted by Charmaine Crooks. The first guest, artist George Littlechild, speaks about the artist's role in society; his past in foster homes and racism he experienced; his search for his own cultural identity; his Scottish and Plains Cree background; his art and inspirations; his spirituality; and his role models. The second guest, community activist and affordable housing advocate/developer Jim Green, speaks about his position as Community Development Co-ordinator for the Ministry of Employment and Investment and political positions as a means to an end; his upbringing in the southern United States; his efforts to prevent evictions in Vancouver's east end prior to the 1986 Expo; his run for mayor, and his accomplishments and vision for the future. The remainder of the tape captures Charmaine Crooks rehearsing and/or discarded takes, introduction and exit takes eventually used in the edited show, and voiceovers for video profiles.

Shiveral, Alan

Nightwatch : Kitsun Co-op

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of an episode of Nightwatch about Kitsun Co-operative Housing buildings.

Skid Road Special

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of a program about "Skid Road" in Vancouver. The program includes interviews with residents and workers in the [Downtown Eastside].

Talking Law

Item is an audio reel containing an episode of Talking Law hosed by Pasquale Pascucci. The episode features a debate on rent control between Dr. Walter Block, Senior Economist with the Fraser Institute and Bruce Erickson, Downtown Eastside Residents Association. The recording ends abruptly.

The "'Jungle" of the unemployed, summer 1931, on the site of the old Hastings Sawmill

  • Photograph shows railway materials used for making makeshift shelters in the "jungle" on the site of the old Hastings Sawmill and the C.P.R. right-of-way east of Dunlevy Avenue. Part of the Ballentyne Pier is in the background.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: One of a pile of rails beneath which Col. Williams rescued 4 or 5 men - the first.

The "Jungle" of the unemployed, summer of 1931

  • Photograph shows makeshift shelters in the "Jungle" on the site of the old Hastings Sawmill and the C.P.R. right-of-way east of Dunlevy Avenue.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: The jungle started with 14 [men] and rose to 240 men.

The "Jungle" of the unemployed, summer of 1931

  • Photograph shows men sitting by a makeshift shelter in the "jungle" on the site of the old Hastings Sawmill and the C.P.R. right-of-way east of Dunlevy Avenue. The American Can Company factory is in the background.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: Another of the crude shelters. Most of the men were Canadians - half had fought in the war.

The "jungle" of the unemployed, summer of 1931

  • Photograph shows makeshift shelters in the "jungle" on the site of the old Hastings Sawmill and the C.P.R. right-of-way east of Dunlevy Avenue. The V.H.C. Elevator No. 2 building is on the top left and a portion of the American Can Co. factory is on the right.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: At the height of it's population two hundred and forty destite men lived beneath these crude shelters.

The 'Jungle' of the unemployed, summer 1931

  • Photograph shows men near makeshift shelters and part of Ballentyne Pier and Elevator No. 2 in the distance.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: Beside the C.P.R. railway tracks, just east of Dunlevy Avenue, and north of the tracks.

The Rational [side B : Aug. 17, 1984]

  • AM1549-S01-F19-: 2009-116.0369-: 2009-116.0369.2
  • Part
  • Aug. 17, 1984
  • Part of Co-op Radio fonds

Part contains a recording of The Rational from August 17, 1984 hosted by Peter Royce. The episode focuses on the re-zoning in Burnaby, the federal election, and 'spoil your ballot' campaigns; and features interviews with [Vic Stujack] and Svend Robinson.