File 2000.23.1.003 - Alcan projects in Kitimat and Kemano

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Alcan projects in Kitimat and Kemano

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  • Source of title proper: Derived title.
  • Variations in title: Original title: Alcan/Kitimat/Kemano

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  • 1975-1999 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records

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(10 August 1925 - 12 February 2013)

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File consists of newspaper clippings, news releases, meeting minutes, cartoon illustrations of the Alcan company, promotional pamphlets, and correspondence. Includes issues of "The Watershed" newspaper (Vol. 1, No. 3) and the "Ingot" newspaper published by Alcan (various issues, 1975-1995). Highlights include:

  • Brian Gardiner, "House of Commons Canada", 1993 (news release)
  • District Municipality of Vanderhoof, Meeting summary regarding "Nechako River Loss An Environmental Flashpoint", 19 May 1993 (booklet)
  • District Municipality of Vanderhoof, "Agenda, Town Hall Meeting", 18 May 1993 (document)
  • Murray Rankin and Arvay Finlay, "Alcan's Kemano Project: Options and Recommendations", 1992 (book)
  • Brian Gardiner, "Submission to the B.C. Utilities Commission Public Meetings on 'Procedural Matters' Regarding the 'Public Review of the Kemano Completion Project'", 1993
  • Hans Edward Albert Kuppers, "The 5th Year Anniversary Collection by HEAK", 1981 (cartoon book)
  • Alcan, Letter of appreciation to Audrey Smedley-L'Heureux, 1979 (correspondence)
  • Audrey Smedley-L'Heureux to NDP Committee, Reproduction of letter regarding "The Need For Continued Support", 1980 (correspondence)
  • Alcan, "Grande Baie", 1981 (booklet)
  • Alcan, "Alcan in Canada", 1979 (booklet)
  • Nechako Neyenkut Society, Certificate of thanks and founding to Ed & Audrey L'Heureux, 1983 (certificate)
  • Nechako Neyenkut Society, Constitution and legal Society Act documentation, 1980 (document)
  • Alcan, "Kemano Completion Project Information", 1994 (newsletter)
  • Rivers Defence Coalition, "Privatising the Nechako River", 1993 (pamphlet)
  • Greenpeace, "The Price of Power", 1993 (pamphlet)
  • Allied Rivers Commission, "The Hidden Costs of Kemano", [199-??] (pamphlet)
  • Alcan, "Special Report", 22 Sept 1993 (booklet)
  • Reproduction of "Concept..". article in the Western Business & Industry Magazine 24 (4), Apr. 1953 (article)
  • "The Watershed" newspaper, Vol.1 No.3 June 1994

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  • English

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    No restrictions.

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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