Fonds - Gary Lauk fonds

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Gary Lauk fonds

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  • 1972-1985 (Creation)
    Lauk, Gary Vernon

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12 m of textual records

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Gary Lauk was first elected to the B.C. Legislature as a New Democratic Party representative for Vancouver Centre in 1972. In 1973 he became Minister of Industrial Development, Trade and Commerce and created the B.C. Development Corporation, prior to being appointed Minister of Mines and Petroleum Resources in 1975. Lauk was re-elected in 1975 and 1979 and acted as education critic for the NDP.

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The fonds consists material pertaining to Lauk's term of office as a cabinet minister and as MLA for Vancouver Centre. Included are ministerial and personal files, papers, memoranda and documents generated by Lauk and his Executive Assistants, Eric Green and Albert Mellul (1973-1975) and office files (1979-1982, 1984-1985), as well as correspondence files of his predecessor as Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Leo Nimsick (1972-1973).

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Inventory available for material created from 1972 to 1975. Online Finding Aid

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BCAUL control number: UBCSP-342

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