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General & Community Operations

Subseries consists of photographic material pertaining to the following subject areas: mine operations; plant operations;labour strike 1970s images; townsite operations of the company towns of Cassiar and Clinton Creek (including community activities associated therein and townsite development); as well as, images of mines not owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation, but which are believed to have been used for operational research purposes.

Labour

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the Department of Labour and employment issues. Records include news releases, newspaper clippings, speech by the Minister of Labour, copies of bills and acts, and reports. Includes correspondence regarding work safety, strikes and labour disputes, the Affirmative Action Program, employment conditions, the closure of Information Canada, the Canada Labour Code, union membership, and the Aluminum Company of Canada (Alcan) dispute of 1975.

Manpower and Immigration

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the Department of Manpower and Immigration as well as immigration and unemployment issues in general, particularly as they pertain to northern British Columbia. Records include news releases, newsletters, brochures, speeches from the Minister of Manpower and Immigration, reports, applications. Includes correspondence regarding unemployment insurance, wage scales, immigration policies, the Green Paper on Immigration and Population, and job creation programs. Includes project status summaries and applications for grants from the Local Employment Assistance Program, the Opportunity for Youth Program, the Canada Works Program, and the Young Canada Works Program.