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Ken Hiebert collection

  • AM1657
  • Fonds
  • [1965-2002]

Collection consists of handbills, leaflets, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, news clippings, correspondence, and some meeting materials including minutes, agendas, etc., The material documents Mr. Hiebert's involvements in local, national, and international activism causes, including the peace and anti-war movements, women's rights and access to abortion, the environment, free trade, labour unions, international solidarity, anti-racism, anti-facsism, etc.

Hiebert, Ken

Pro-choice records

  • AM1486
  • Fonds
  • [1960-2007]

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, published items, audio cassettes and photographs all related to the pro-choice movement. Correspondence and notes pertain to various pro-choice groups and organizations. Published items include newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, newsletters, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, and articles. Audio cassettes pertain to the Everywoman's Health Centre which is an abortion clinic in Vancouver. Photographs depict various marches, rallies, and organizations put on by pro-choice groups. The majority of the fonds is reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.
The fonds is arranged into 5 series: News, views, and actions of the pro-choice movement; Pro-choice groups; Anti-abortionists; Dr. Henry Morgentaler; and Audio cassettes.

Greenest games? : or freeway Olympics?

Poster outlining opposition to the Gateway project and its relation to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic games.
"Join at the Take Back our City Festival, followed by a parade to the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Games. Friday February 12, 2010, 3 p.m. Vancouver Art Gallery."

Homes Now!

Homes Now! event at Victory Square advertising handout states "Less talk, more squats! Becuse the government refuses to give housing we will take it! help open an empty building and defend it! Direct action and political confrontation has made the homelessness catastrophe into a political crisis. With a year to go until the next municipal elections, now is the time to force the city into making social housing!...2010 homes now, anti-vacancy by-law, no olympics on stolen land"

Anti-Poverty Committee: what we do, what we're about and how to get involved

Informational pamphlet states "We are a democratic group with no leaders. We operate collectively and vote on all decisions. Because we have no political connections to any government or political parties we are able to act independantly...Our office is located at 327 Carrall Street beside the People's Pigeon Park...The Anti-Poverty Committee is an organization of poor and working people who fight for poor people, their rights, and an end to poverty by any means necessary..."

Iraq Today

"Hear political analysis and first hand reports of how ordinary Iraqis are coping with the devastation of deteriorating infrastructure and impact of violence on their lives--analysis and reports not being covered by mainstream media." Speakers Nermin al-Mufti, Paul William Robert, and Rana M. Mustafa.

Stand in solidarity with Six Nations!

Handbill for rally held Tuesday, April 25th, 2006, at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

"This action being organized in solidarity with the Six Nations is intended to serve as a deterrence to prevent any further police escalation against the Six Nations. We stand in support of the demands of the clan mothers for an immediate cessation of all construction by Henco Industries on Six Nations territory and for resolution to the current standoff to be conducted on a nation-to-nation basis. . . . "

Halloween bash at city hall

"On October 22nd the Anti-Poverty Committee occupied the former North Star Hotel in the Downtown Eastside to demand that the NPA fulfill their election promise of purchasing empty buildings and converting them into low-income housing. Join us this Hallowe'en as we take the struggle from the streets, alleys, and violent shelters up to City Hall and demand an immediate moratorium on SRA demolition."

Squat : solidarity : buy it or guard it : NPA your time is up! : homes not games

Flyer for demonstration held Sunday, October 22, 2006, at Pigeon Park, Hastings & Carrall. "Every night 1000's of poor people are forced to SQUAT in parks, alleys and abandoned buildings - anywhere hidden from the POLICE. One year ago the NPA were elected in Vancouver with the promise to purchase one building a year and convert it to social housing. We demand they do this IMMEDIATELY!. . . . "

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