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April 29, 1983: CBC-R 12pm, "Radio Noon" Roy Maxwell & Ted Turner, Pres., Sask. Wheat Pool

Item is a recording of Roy Maxwell (CBC) interviewing E.K. Turner (Saskatchewan Wheat Pool) concerning changes to the Crow Rate as proposed by Federal Minister of Agriculture, Jean-Luc Pepin. Issues discussed included the idea that the money for the Crow Rate would go to the rail companies rather than to farmers, the difference of opinion on the issue between grain and cattle farmers and the interest/awareness of the issue in Ontario.

Betty Kennedy Interview with Ted Turner

Item is a recording of an interview by Betty Kennedy of E.K. Turner concerning proposed changes to the Crow Rate by Federal Transport Minister Jean Luc Pepin. Subjects covered included background on the need for and the establishment of the Crow Rate, the level of (direct and indirect) cost uncertainty experienced by farmers an the regional needs of different farmers for the Crow Rate.

CFQC (Television station : Saskatoon, Sask.). News clips. 17 Aug. 1974 - 20 Aug. 1974

  • FILM S-316
  • Item
  • 1974-08-17 to 1974-08-20

News: (1) Canadian National Railway boxcars under construction in a shop; lumber is loaded onto a train; hopper cars; a boxcar is transported; another train; more assembly line footage; locomotives under construction (colour) (silent). (2) Derailed and wrecked Canadian Pacific train, night (silent). (3 & 4) A small group of people in a room watches people at a head table [news item: "Housing debate"]. New houses in a subdivision; several houses aren't completed (silent). (5) Canadian Pacific train wreck clean-up; workers on scene (colour). (6) Horticulture show; flower and vegetable table displays, people looking at flowers (colour) (silent). (7) Owen Buss interviews Mr. Meeson on the lowering standards in universities (colour). (8 & 9) Owen Buss at the Saskatoon Police Station; news item on police allegedly breaking laws while enforcing drug laws; Roy Romanow on the subject (colour). (10) Jack Sandberg interviews Don Fry on Dave Pickett's eligibility in the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team.

CFQC-TV Saskatoon

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.

E.K.T. CBC Radio Noon Nov 19/86

Item is a recording of a portion of the noon hour radio programming of CBC. Recording includes a portion of the hourly news, the weather forecast, reports on the Toronto Stock Exchange, cattle prices, and commodity prices, a report on Canadian Wheat Board Advisory Committee elections (accomplishments of board, need for voter turnout), status of drought assistance relief of grain to Africa being donated by prairie farmers, comments from E.K. Turner on the call at the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool's annual convention for more deficiency payments (including the issue of whether there is a contradiction in the Pool's position of the need for elimination of international subsidies, but maintenance of the Crow payments to help with grain transportation. On side B is a portion of a report getting reaction on the Federal Throne Speech - in terms of the inclusion of issues of concern to agricultural producers.

Turner, E. K., 1927-2018


  • FILM R-1626.4
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  • 197-?

Film report: (1) Aerial shots of farmland in Saskatoon area. (2) Shots of railroad freight cars.


Farm Forum

Agricultural Excerpts: Segments of speeches by Otto Lang, Ted Turner and Jack Horner about grain transportation in Canada. Topics covered include the supply of fright and hopper cars, the Crown Nest freight rate, rail line abandonment, and highway maintenance and construction.


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