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Council of Forest Industries of British Columbia fonds
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Ad Hoc Meeting on Packaging and Labelling Act.

Sub-series contains records relating to the Council of Forest Industries’ Ad Hoc Committee on Packaging and Labelling Act. Material consists of correspondence and meeting minutes that outline the topics discussed at the meeting concerning the interpretation of the Act.Sub-series contains records relating to the Council of Forest Industries’ Ad Hoc Committee on Packaging and Labelling Act. Material consists of correspondence and meeting minutes that outline the topics discussed at the meeting concerning the interpretation of the Act.

Addresses and speeches.

Series contains speeches and addresses related to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of an address given by Mr. M.G. Robson to the Bankers Lecture Club of B.C. on Marketing Problems of the Lumber Industry of British Columbia, an address by H.R. MacMillan to the Vancouver Board of Trade, an address by J.H. McDonald on the work of the Lumber and shingle Manufacturers Association in British Columbia, a radio address on CKMO on the lumber industry in the world market, and a broadcast on the lumber industry during the depression.

Administration.

Series contains records relating to the administration of the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of company letterheads from forestry related companies, the record containing information about the core functions of the association; general advertising conducted by the association, Societies Act circulars, invitations and menus from the annual banquet, and the general organization and plans of the association.

Administration.

Series contains administrative records relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of N.R. Dustings business files regarding the association’s activities and functions, and blueprints of the Canadian Indemnity Building located at 1477 Pender St, Vancouver, offices for the Council of Forest Industries, Plywood Manufacturers Association, British Columbia Loggers Association, Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau, British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association and the Consolidate Red Cedar Shingle Association.

Advertisement.

The series contains advertisements relating to the Consolidated Red Cedar and Shingle Association of British Columbia. Material consists of radio announcements advertising Red Cedar Shingles from British Columbia on CKMO and an excerpt from a radio program on Red Cedar Shingles.

Agreements.

Series consists of the Softwood Lumber Agreement and a signed final copy of the Cooperative Overseas Market Development Project and Western Canada Agreement and a copy of the British Columbia Jobs and Timber Accord.

Agreements.

Series contains agreements and licenses related to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of register of Provincial License Berths and B.C. Timber Licence Owners in Good Standing. The series also includes the BCLMA’s certificate of incorporation and Companies’ Act.

Agreements.

Series consists of membership agreements between the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, and the Pacific Mill Limited, Powell River Company Limited, Canadian Forest Products Limited, Sidney Roofing & Paper Company Limited, British Columbia Pulp & Paper Company Limited, and Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Limited.

Agreements.

Series contains trade agreements and agreements between associations and companies with the Consolidated Red Cedar and Shingle Association of British Columbia. The material consists of correspondence and memoranda regarding the trade agreements with the United States, duty and quota of Red Cedar Shingles on the market, revisions to the trade agreement, the association’s by-laws and the Companies Act for the Red Cedar Shingle Export Association.

And Yet the Forest Stands

This promotional film provides a narrative on the benefits of clearcutting, the uses of British Columbian softwoods, the work of falling and bucking timber, transporting timber on logging roads and waterways with the use of logging trucks, sidewinders, and tug boats, mill processes including production of newsprint and plywood, the process of kiln drying, wildfire management, and tree breeding. Forestry practices are shown in coastal British Columbia as well as in the interior. Species of trees discussed include Spruce Pine Fir, Lodgepole Pine, and Western Red Cedar. The importance of the preservation of waterways, salmon, and a philosophy of multiple use of the forest are also shown.

Annual General Meeting.

Sub-series contains the Council of Forest Industries’ Annual General Meeting minutes. Material consists of minutes that provided specific details about the meetings’ proceedings, a list of attendees, the agenda of the meeting, and transcriptions of speeches from the AGM luncheons, and reports from different committees.

Annual general meeting minutes.

Sub-series contains records relating to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association’s Annual General Meetings. Material consists of meeting minutes which include the history of the association, list of committees including the lumber, shingle, Sash and Door branches; legislation, railway rates, labour, logs and press committee, minutes of shareholders meeting for the organization, elections of offices and Board of Directors, amendments to acts such as the Bush Fires Act, discussion of arbitration for disputes in the industry, reports on new grading rule, shareholder certificate books which provides the number of shares owned by an individual, and information about the individual’s profession, location and company as shareholder.
Series also includes pictures of prominent members of lumber associations including J.A. Humbird, Gordon Gibson, A.D. Anderson, L.L.G. Bentley, L.R. Andrews, Tom Wilkinson, J.M. Edwards, W.J. van Dusen, Tom Burgess, H.V. Simpsons and Bill McMahon.

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