Robert (Bob) Williams interview

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dc.contributor.author EKOS Communications
dc.contributor.author Elders Council for Parks in British Columbia
dc.contributor.author Searle, D. Richard (Donald Richard), 1951
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-25T22:03:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-25T22:03:03Z
dc.date.copyright 2007 en_US
dc.date.issued 2011-05-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/3300
dc.description Interviews conducted by Rick (D. Richard) Searle, ca. 2007. Williams interview running time: 0:00-32:45, Quicktime H.264 file. Donated to UVic Archives in 2008 by Rick Searle executive producer of EKOS Communications. en_US
dc.description.abstract Robert (Bob) Williams interviewed by Rick Searle. Williams speaks about his involvement with BC Parks and protected areas in his role as Minister of Recreation and Conservation and Minister of Land, Forest and Water Resources (1972-1975). Williams discusses his portfolio and several cabinets, committees and secretariats he was involved with during his time and characterizes 1972-1975 as a time of great productivity. For example, several major park developments took place, which doubled parks from 3M acres to 6M acres. He sees this expansion, which resulted in such parks as Spatsizi, Kwadacha, Carp Lake, Mt. Assiniboine, Cape Scott, Okanagan Mountain and Purcell Wilderness, as his major accomplishments. Part of Elders’ Council for Parks in British Columbia oral history interview series, collected for the documentary BC Parks: Celebrating 100 Years of Recreation and Protection available at http://ekoscommunications.com/node/723 en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Elders Council for Parks in British Columbia; EKOS Communications; Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, British Columbia History Digitization Program (University of British Columbia) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Williams, Robert en_US
dc.subject Elders Council for Parks of British Columbia en_US
dc.subject British Columbia. Forest Service. en_US
dc.subject British Columbia. Parks Division. en_US
dc.subject Parks -- British Columbia en_US
dc.title Robert (Bob) Williams interview en_US
dc.type Video en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Undergraduate en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US

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