Subseries 2009.6.13.40 - Sports Programs

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Sports Programs

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  • 1974-1979 (Creation)

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1.8 m of textual records

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(18 October 1932-)

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Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the sports programs functions of the Fitness and Amateur Sport branch of the Department of National Health and Welfare. Records include reports, newspaper and magazine clippings, posters, newsletters, rules for games and sports, meeting minutes, pamphlets and brochures, news releases, itineraries, and speeches by Minister Campagnolo and others. Includes requests for financial assistance and information for sports programs in the following sports: archery, basketball, boxing, baseball, badminton, bowling, curling, cycling, canoeing, cricket, diving, equestrian, field hockey, football, figure skating, fencing, gymnastics, golf, ice hockey, handball, judo, karate, kendo, lacrosse, lawn tennis, lawn bowling, netball, orienteering, parachuting, pentathlon, pentaque, ringette, rugby, rowing, roller skating, soccer, softball, skiing, cross-country skiing, speed skating, squash, soaring, synchronized swimming, swimming, shooting, ski jumping, track and field, table tennis, volleyball, wrestling, water polo, water skiing, weightlifting, and yachting. Also includes correspondence on emerging sports in Canada, drug abuse in sports, Hockey Canada, violence in hockey, and the merger of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the World Hockey Association (WHA).

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Files maintained in original Government of Canada Subject Block Numeric Classification System.

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  • English

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