Administrative and subject files relating to natural resource development and environmental policies. Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, briefs, etc.
In 1971 the Environment and Land Use Act (S.B.C. 1971, c. 17) established the Environ...
British Columbia. Environment and Land Use Committee. Secretariat
Promotional film. A revised version of BRITISH COLUMBIA TODAY (1976). This version is shorter, and includes updated narration, some new footage of Hydro projects, and no direct reference to American investors.
Promotional film. Another revised/updated version of BRITISH COLUMBIA TODAY (1976). Includes footage of Hat Creek, the W.A.C. Bennett Dam, Kootenay Canal, and the Mica and Seven Mile projects.
Behind the switch
Educational. How hydroelectric power is harnessed and distributed to homes and industry. Shows dam and powerhouse sites, the maintenance of power lines, and the various users of electricity. A companion film to NATURE'S MIRACLE.
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority films and videotapes
The fonds consists of industrial, engineering, and public relations films created for or by BC Hydro and its predecessors (the BC Electric Company and the BC Power Commission) from 1945 to about 1984. This material includes 16 mm printing element...
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority
British Columbia today
Promotional film. This film follows a group of American investors as they take a brief trip around B.C. to examine the province's economic opportunities and potential, its resources and markets. The province's major industries (forest p...
Control of the Columbia River
Documentary. The dams of the Columbia River basin and their vital role in flood control. Includes brief shots in BC near the source of the Columbia, and at the Mica, Arrow and Duncan dams.
Correspondence outward (letterbook copies) from the Chief Hydrographer re water surveys, irrigation projects, dams, etc. Nominal index.
British Columbia. Water Rights Branch
Promotional film. Dramatization which demonstrates how the rates charged for electricity by BC Electric have supposedly fallen over the preceding 20 years. A district representative of BC Electric visits a typical family home. There are several an...
Promotional film. A revised, updated version of a 1963 film which examines the Columbia River and its watershed, profiles the dams along the American section of the river, and discusses the importance of dams for power production, flood control an...
Hydro in action
Promotional film. An overview of BC Hydro efforts to meet the growing demand for electrical power. Includes footage of: construction at the Peace River project and Mica dam powerhouse; public beaches on Arrow reservoir; ecological projects such as...
Power and people
Promotional film. An overview of BC Hydro projects, activities and plans to meet the province's energy needs -- past, present and future. Sequences include: historical footage from 1950s of power plants in the Lower Mainland and the Bridge R...
Public Works contracts, plans, and correspondence
Contracts, specifications, plans correspondence, returns of work performed, reports, and accounting material pertaining to the construction, maintenance, and repair of diverse roads, bridges, dams, wharves, and buildings.
British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works
Ralph Loffmark interview
CALL NUMBER: T3093:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early life and education PERIOD COVERED: 1920-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Ralph Loffmark discusses: his family background; his early life in the interior of B.C.; ...
Szaraz, Gerard. The impacts of hydro-dams on forestry in southeastern British Columbia
The Impacts of Hydro-Dams on Forestry in Southeastern British Columbia. xiv, 211 leaves, figs., maps, tables. Thesis (M.Sc.), University of British Columbia, 1981. Vita. Bibliography: leaves 195-203. Canadian theses on microfiche, 56742.
Szaraz, Gerard, 1954-
Water Rights Branch operational records
Government publications, reports, memoranda, correspondence, statutes, regulations, indexes and maps pertaining to water rights, irrigation projects, water reserves, and water power developments, 1901-1967. Includes unpublished reports on the his...
British Columbia. Water Rights Branch
Educational. Examines the history and application of hydro-electric power. Earlier methods of harnessing the energy of moving water are summarized, as is the development of electrical power generation. Different types of dams, and the components...
[BC Power Commission miscellany]
Footage. Assorted footage, including exterior and interior of a power plant; aerial views of forest, power line right-of-way, unidentified seaside town, penstocks and Seton powerhouse at Bridge River, slash burning, town, mountains and Victoria; d...
[British Columbia Hydro : Mica dam runner]
Footage. Depicts the transportation of a "turbine runner" for the Mica dam from the Vancouver docks to the dam site (via CP Rail flatcar to Revelstoke, truck to the Columbia River, and barge to Mica).
[Libby and Mica pondage]
Stock shots. Shows the areas that would be flooded by construction of the Libby Dam on the Kootenay River and the Mica Dam on the Columbia River. Wildlife, farmland, sawmills, land clearing, and settlements along the Kootenay River, at the border ...