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#1 Conversation between Earle Mireau and Natalia Carrol, August 15, 1988

Item is an audio cassette recording made by Earle Mireau of telephone conversations between himself and government officials that were made in order to discuss assistance for his re-entrance into a fire-fighting/instructor position. There are six segments on side A and seven segments on side B.

On side A, cassette includes a conversation with Natalia Carrol that discusses the issue of affirmative action candidates, employment equity programs, and qualifications for job postings. Following this conversation is a recording of an unidentified person practicing a presentation/paper on the issue of self-concept.

On side B are conversations between Earle Mireau and government offices on arrangements for a press conference and demonstration to be held by Earle Mireau and held at the Premier's Office. Some of the persons contacted included Pat Atkinson's office, the law firm of Mitchell, Taylor, Madison and Ching (in order to speak with Eric Cline), and Bob Pringle's office. The last track is of Earle Mireau making arrangements to have a cover letter typed up in order to apply for a position discussed on side A with Natalia Carrol

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

#2 Conversation between Earle Mireau and Natalia Carrol, August 14, 1988

Item is an audio cassette recording made by Earle Mireau of a telephone conversation (2 segments on side A and 1 segment on side B).

Recording begins on side B with a phone conversation between Earle Mireau and Natalia Carrol concerning a fire prevention officer position he felt qualified for and the actions taken to gain employment in the Fire Commissioner's Office. In particular Mr. Mireau gives a description of his qualifications, why he feels he has been unjustly treated in past employment opportunities, and whether a training position can be created for him to take advantage of his re-training under VRDP. Also included in this discussion are Mr. Mireau's concerns with the competitive process for staffing positions (his status as an affirmative action candidate), the role of employment equity, and special circumstances under which a trainee could be hired. The recording of the conversation with Natalia Carrol continues to side A directly from the end of side B, whereupon it is followed by a vacuum cleaner demonstration.

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

#4 Conversations with Dr. Allan Hanson

Item is an audio cassette recording made by Earle Mireau of telephone conversations, with five segments on side A and one segment on side B.

Recording begins on side A with several incomplete (busy/no answer) telephone calls to John Mackenzie (in the Office of the Premier), Grant Schmidt, and Peter Hillcroft. The first full conversation begins with Dr. Allan Hanson (an Assistant Deputy Minister) in which Earle Mireau wants to know why the minister cannot create a position for him and explains some of the events that have led to Mireau's current employment situation (such as why he was terminated as a fire fighter and what happened during re-training that led to Mireau's complaint).

Conversation with Dr. Hanson continues on side B where other avenues of employment are discussed, as well as the progress of Mireau's human rights complaint, the terms under which the government has to operate to establish a job opening, and the ability of a minister to create a (training) position for Mireau.

An additional conversation is on side B between Earle Mireau and an unidentified woman. This conversation also deals with the issue of creating a position and the attitude of government administrators towards affirmative action initiatives.

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

#5 Conversation with Shannon Bellamy, Aug. 17, 1988

Item is an audio cassette recording made by Earle Mireau of telephone conversations with four segments on side A and one segment on side B.

Side A begins with a recording of a conversation between Earle Mireau and Shannon Bellamy which discusses why she does not feel responsible for making an application on his behalf to employment openings that occur, what the status of employment equity candidates is, and the nature of two fire prevention officer positions that had been advertised. This conversation is followed by a call by Mr. Mireau to Mr. Hepworth's office, in order to speak with Kevin Doherty - who was unavailable. Earle Mireau proceeded to leave a detailed message outlining the difficulties he was having with the employment equity coordinator and announcing that he was considering making a second complaint to the Human Rights Commission as he felt that he was being discriminated/retaliated against for the filing his initial complaint. This recording is followed by a medley of unrelated cover versions of popular songs that continues to the end of side B. For simplicity of description, these songs are identified as one track on side A and one track on side B.

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

#7 Conversation with Shannon Bellamy Aug. 18/88

Item is an audio cassette recording made by Earle Mireau of telephone conversations.

Side A is a recording of Earle Mireau and an unknown woman named Diane in which they discuss access conditions to a child.

Side B contains a portion of a conversation between Earle Mireau and Shannon Bellamy (of Saskatchewan Environment and Public Service). This conversation discusses the affirmative action plan/employment equity arrangement between the Public Service Commission and the union, the impact Mr. Mireau believes Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the VRDP act have to allow the Minister responsible to create an employment opportunity for him, and a summary of how he feels other government departments should handle VRDP claims.

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

CBC Radio October 27, 1986

Item is a recording of an interview between Lindy Thorsen (CBC) and Hugh Wagner (Grain Services Union) and E.K. (Ted) Turner (Saskatchewan Wheat Pool) plus a portion of the hourly national news.
Interview concerns the reaction to the release of an internal Wheat Pool report that gave recommendations for cost savings and restructuring. In particular the interview focused on the suggestion to close rural elevators and establish larger, high-tech elevators. Hugh Wagner is interviewed first, followed by E.K. Turner. After the interviews is a song entitled "Diamond, Diamond" by Max Webster and then by the national news. Amongst the items on the national news are reports on the Estey Report, problems with expense claims by Nova Scotia MLAs, Dome Petroleum deal with Swiss unsecured creditors to refinance their debt, a report by Rosalie Woloski on the closing of Sask. Wheat Pool Elevators, and reserved seating for events at the Calgary Olympics in 1988.

CFQC (Television station : Saskatoon, Sask.). News clips. 11 Mar. 1972 - 26 Mar. 1972

  • FILM S-106
  • Item
  • 1972-03-11 to 1972-03-26

News: (1) Aftermath of a truck crashing into a restaurant (silent). (2) Allan Thain reports on Earl Dick's response to the government review of University Hospital. (3) University Hospital exteriors; model of the University of Saskatchewan. (4) Nancy Greene on the 1972 Winter Olympics. (5) Small tractors and farm vehicles in a field near the highway. (6) A group of people tours the Starlite bottling plant (silent). (7) Mrs. Lavallee on the Royal Commission Report on the Status of Women. (8) Nancy Greene visits patients in the hospital. (9) Youths tour the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences campus in Saskatoon (silent). (10 & 11) Grand opening of the Starlite bottling plant; Mayor Bert Sears starts the bottling line (silent). Mayor Sears on Saskatoon industry. (12) Saskatoon Symphony in performance, Centennial Auditorium (silent).

CFQC-TV Saskatoon

CFQC (Television station : Saskatoon, Sask.). News clips. 15 Jan. 1973 - 20 Jan. 1973

  • FILM S-154
  • Item
  • 1973-01-15 to 1973-01-20

News: (1) Y.W.C.A. presentations to mothers and their new-born babies at the hospital [news item: "Y-Week babies"] (silent). (2) Unidentified farmer and his wife in their house [news item: "Land Bank acquisition"] (silent). (3) Unspecified school gym assembly and attending dignitaries for an addition opening; variety routines, ribbon cutting ceremony, a new classroom (silent). (4) Dr. Haakonson on physician-prescribed contraception. (5) Mayor Bert Sears and Peter Haymen, the British High Commissioner (silent). (6) Peter Haymen on Canadian exports. (7) Joseph Phelps on senior citizens' involvment in an unnamed commission. (8) Mrs. Taylor on her on cases of discrimination examined by the Human Rights Commission. (9) Ceramics exhibition and patrons in a studio space (silent). (10) Sea cadets parade and review, Armoury Building (silent).(11) Cal Udell on coordinating transport of barley. (12) Truck drivers andothers sitting in an audience for the annual Trucking Association Convention (silent). (13) Trucking safety awards; people receive awards ata dinner (silent).

CFQC-TV Saskatoon

Duplicate copies of taped conversation between John and Noury

Item is a mini-cassette audio recording that likely is a copy of the recording of the conversations between Rosalind John and Allan Noury (manager of Cal-Van Canus Camp Services Ltd concerning a claim/charge of physical abuse and harassment that Rosalind John was filing and counter-claims of slander and defamation which are found on Tape R-16002.

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

E.K.T. As It Happens July 28, 1986

Item is a recording of a portion of the CBC programs The World at 6 (6:00 pm news) and "As It Happens" from July 28, 1986.

Recording begins on B side by joining in progress The World at 6. News reports on this program concern: British Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe's visit to the South African township of Soweto and his meeting with Zulu Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi; car bombing in Lebanon that killed 32 (thirty-two) people; riots/strike by Hindus in New Delhi to protest recent Indian government action in the state of Punjab; sales of heavily subsidized US wheat to China and the USSR (Russia) and how this is perceived as a threat by Canadian and Australian farmers; an arrest of a father [Glenn Roach] in Ontario for killing his 27 month old daughter [Melissa Roach]; search for the killer of 11 year old Alison Parrott; search for 2-1/2 year old Lynn Marie Hellier near the community of Parksville on Vancouver Island; firing of the CN Rail conductor [Wayne Smith] involved in the head-on-collision with a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta that occurred on February 8, 1986; developments in the Sinclair Stevens Conflict of Interest Inquiry, with a focus on the testimony of Shirley Walker (aide to Stevens) and her diaries; attempts by the Nova Scotia government to attract the Linton Company to build a radar components factory in the province; the United States and the USSR preparations for an arms-reduction summit; rematches between chess champion Garry Kasparov and former champion Anatoly Karpov to raise money for Chernobyl nuclear accident victims; results of a general election in Thailand; efforts to have Canada play a larger role in Central America; shooting of grey seals by hunters in Newfoundland to publicize the effect seals have on fish stocks; efforts by the United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban asbestos; the campaign for a new leader of the Social Credit Party of British Columbia; and comments by United States Attorney General Edwin Meese on American efforts in the war on drugs.

As It Happens, hosted by Alan Maitland and Susan Reisler, has the following segments: interview with Janet Jessup (whose daughter Christine Jessup was murdered two years earlier) about the feelings likely being experienced by the parents of murdered 11-year old Alison Parrott; interview with Dr. John Bradford (of the Royal Ottawa Hospital) on efforts to street proof children and how to deal with the criminals who target children; interview with Steven Bindman (of the Ottawa Citizen) on Sinclair Steven Inquiry testimony provided by Shirley Walker (special assistant to Sinclair Stevens while he was industry minister and worked for Stevens' York Centre Corp. for twenty years), in particularly on the testimony about entries in her diaries that appeared to indicate she was informing Mr. Stevens of business dealings that were supposed to be held in a blind trust while he was in elected office. Next is an interview with Wayne Smith, a railway conductor that was fired by CN after his freight train ran into a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta; discussion with Selig Harrison (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) to discuss the implications for relations between the United States and the USSR (Russia) as a result of the proposed pull out of some Soviet troops from Afghanistan; interview with John Hughes, the first Canadian to participate in the BOC (British Oxygen Company) around-the-world solo yacht race; interview with Allan Billard (executive director of the Eastern Fishermen's Federation) who organized a publicity event to illustrate the effects that fisherman see grey seals have on fish stocks and to reinforce the need to reintroduce a cull of the seals; interview with Paul Ajas on how recent floods in Alberta revealed (primarily) flour gold in gravel beds as the floodwaters recede; and interview with E.K. Turner (President, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool) on the effects new American subsidies on wheat will have on Canadian grain sales to China and the USSR.

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