A discussion moderated by Ian Walters, tracing the political history of Mission in the 1970’s. The community, reacting in part to political pressures from both federal and provincial governments, became exceedingly proactive. Topics include: community involvement in amalgamation, recreation, the Arts Council, bridge building, the old hospital, the School Board and the development of the tree farm, amalgamation of the district and town, the arena and leisure centres.

Title: Mission History – Politics
Box: I
File: 2
Topic: Mission’s Political History: Part I, the 1970’s
Interviewer: Ian Walters (moderator)
Interviee(s): N/A
Date: February 27, 2002
Scope: 2 audio tapes
Length: 120 min.
Summary: A discussion moderated by Ian Walters, tracing the political histories of Mission in the 1970’s. The community, reacting in part to political pressures from both federal and provincial governments, became exceedingly proactive. Topics include: community involvement in amalgamation, recreation, arts council, bridge building, the old hospital, the school board and development of the tree farm, amalgamation of the district and town, the arena and leisure centres.