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2006 Lebanon War.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the 2006 Lebanon War. Telegdi publicly advocated for an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah and believed the Canadian government should facilitate an end to the war. Records include news releases, speech transcripts, handwritten notes, and other textual material. Also contains correspondence including an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the Middle East conflict written by Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

A tribute to a great community builder : an official souvenir program.

An official souvenir program given out during "Dom's Day" an event to celebrate Mayor Dominic V.P. Cardillo of the City of Kitchener on the occasion of his retirement. "Dom's day" was held on September 29, 1994. It is likely that Andrew Telegdi attended this event. The program is signed by Mayor Dominic V.P. Cardillo.

Telegdi, Andrew

Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI). Records include two reports summarizing the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative and its two main programs: the First Nations On-reserve and Inuit in Inuit Communities program framework, and the Métis Off-reserve Aboriginal and Urban Inuit Prevention and Promotion (MOAUIPP) program framework. Also includes a guide to applicants for proposed projects.

Telegdi, Andrew

Agendas and minutes of Community Resources for People in Conflict with the Law.

Agendas or minutes for various meetings of the group known as Community Resources for People in Conflict with the Law including the board meeting held on December 2, 2014, the annual meeting held on February 2, 2016, and the board of directors meeting held on April 5, 2016. Most of the records contain handwritten notes possibly created by Andrew Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

Agreement between Canadian National Realty and the City of Waterloo.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Alderman representing the City of Waterloo related to an agreement made between Canadian National Realty (CNR) and the City of Waterloo on November 4, 1985. The agreement involved a land exchange and a commitment by CNR to construct a building at the corner of Regina Street and William Street in Waterloo, Ontario to house the new city hall. However, Telegdi and others contested the land sale price and were concerned about the discovery of coal tar on the construction site and later in the regional water pumping station and wells. Records include correspondence, reports, and notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

All-candidates meeting.

A photograph, possibly a proof, featuring Andrew Telegdi at an all-candidates meeting held for political candidates running in the City of Waterloo's municipal election in 1974 and students at the University of Waterloo. The meeting was held in the Campus Centre (now the Student Life Centre) at the University of Waterloo on November 28, 1974. The photograph was published in The Chevron, vol. 15, no. 23.

Telegdi, Andrew

Andrew Telegdi by Eugène Bellemare.

An original caricature of Andrew Telegdi by Eugène Bellemare. The caricature was drawn in pen and pencil on paper and is signed by the artist. The caricature was published on page one hundred and sixteen of Bellemare’s book titled, Caricatures. Photocopies of this caricature are included in this file. Also includes two copies of a second caricature of Andrew Telegdi by Eugène Bellemare. This caricature does not contain any signatures or inscriptions and is likely a photocopied reproduction. It is possible that this caricature appeared in Bellemare’s book titled, Meet Your MPs, 1993-1997. In addition, the file contains an invoice issued to Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament likely for the purchase of the caricature(s) at the cost of $50.00 from “Caricatures in Trust,” House of Commons.

Telegdi, Andrew

Andrew Telegdi fonds.

  • SCA373-GA432
  • Fonds
  • [196-?]-January 28, 2017

Material created or accumulated by the Honourable Andrew Telegdi related to his life and career. Records in this fonds document Telegdi’s early career as a bistro owner and rock music promoter in British Columbia as well as his experiences as a student at the University of Waterloo. In addition, the material records his work as an Executive Director for Youth in Conflict with the Law. Most notably, the fonds documents Telegdi’s extensive political career as a City and Regional Councillor as well as a Member of Parliament. Additional records capture Telegdi’s post-political career and personal activities.

Telegdi, Andrew

Annual Conference of the National Aboriginal Housing Association.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs related to the Annual Conference of the National Aboriginal Housing Association. Andrew Telegdi attended the conference and was a guest speaker. Records include a conference package containing background information on Aboriginal housing and homelessness, the Urban Aboriginal Strategy (UAS) developed by the Government of Canada, speaking notes for Telegdi on a variety of topics, an itinerary for the conference, and a report titled, A New Beginning: The National Non-Reserve Aboriginal Housing Strategy prepared by the National Aboriginal Housing Association (NAHA).

Telegdi, Andrew

Ashley Smith case.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Ashley Smith, a teenager who died on October 19, 2007 while incarcerated at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario. Records include an information sheet containing details about Ashely Smith’s case as well as a list of questions for Stockwell Day, then Member of Parliament and Minister of Public Safety, and Rob Nicholson, then Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. The questions focus on Ashley Smith and the conditions of her confinement and death as well as the Canadian prison system. Additionally, the file includes a report containing copies of news articles from media outlets across Canada related to Ashley Smith. It is not known how or why Andrew Telegdi acquired these records.

Telegdi, Andrew

Bill C-11 Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Bill C-11 Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Records include correspondence documenting the opinions of some members of the public, a report outlining general problems with Bill C-11 possibly prepared by Telegdi, and speaking notes for an address given by Peter Showler, Chairperson, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Also includes a news release, a letter written by Telegdi in 2002 to colleagues outlining his support of new regulations for determining admissibility for immigration to Canada proposed by Denis Coderre, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Bill C-16 Citizenship of Canada Act.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration related to Bill C-16 Citizenship of Canada Act. The material documents Telegdi’s work initially supporting the new bill as well as his later concerns regarding section 17 and 18 of Bill C-16. Many of the documents highlight Telegdi’s efforts to implement changes to section 17 and 18 and solicit support from fellow politicians and members of the public. Also includes correspondence from members of the public, copies of Telegdi’s official resignation letter submitted to Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, and related material. Records include correspondence from individuals and associations, new releases, speech transcripts and notes, reports, copies of an opinion article written by Telegdi for the Toronto Star, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Bill C-17 Public Safety Act, 2002.

Printed copies of the Evidence of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-17 Public Safety Act, 2002 no. 5 (January 28, 2003), no. 6 (January 30, 2003), and no. 7 (February 4, 2003). The copies contain handwritten notes likely written by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament.

Telegdi, Andrew

Bill C-36 Anti-terrorism Act.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Bill C-36 Anti-terrorism Act. The material documents Telegdi’s concerns that the legislation negatively impacted civil liberties because it allowed for preventative detention and arrest, compelled individuals to testify against themselves, and did not provide sufficient accountability measures. In addition, the file contains correspondence sent between Telegdi, members of the public, and fellow colleagues following his vote against Bill C-36 during the Third Reading on November 28, 2001. Also includes news releases, speech transcripts, talking points, draft articles written by Telegdi, background information, and a report titled, The Views of Canadian Scholars on the Impact of the Anti-terrorism Act by Thomas Gabor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa.

Telegdi, Andrew

Bill C-63 Citizenship of Canada Act.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration related to Bill C-63 Citizenship of Canada Act. The material documents the opinions of some members of the public and their recommendations to make additional changes to Bill C-63. The material also highlights Telegdi’s efforts to change a word in the Citizenship Oath. Records include correspondence, and a report.

Telegdi, Andrew

Black Ribbon Day buttons and related material.

Three buttons promoting Black Ribbon Day celebrated on August 23, 1987 that were likely accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Alderman representing the City of Waterloo. Also includes a typed description of Black Ribbon Day. The typed description is possibly a photocopy of a press clipping.

Telegdi, Andrew

Bowlathon information sheets.

Two copies of an information sheet for bowlers participating in the ninth annual bowlathon presented by Youth in Conflict with the Law and Community Justice Initiatives. The bowlathon was held at Victoria Bowlerama in Kitchener, Ontario and was intended to raise money for Youth in Conflict with the Law and Community Justice Initiatives. Money was collected through the cost for bowlers to participate and sponsors pledging money to support a particular bowler. Both copies of the information sheet contain handwritten notes on the verso.

Telegdi, Andrew

Briefing notes for Parliamentary Secretaries.

A handbook with briefing notes for Parliamentary Secretaries given to Andrew Telegdi by the Privy Council Office during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. The handbook outlines the role and responsibilities of Parliamentary Secretaries as well as their salary, travel expenses, office accommodations, ethical obligations, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Business card.

A business card likely distributed by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament.

Telegdi, Andrew

Business cards.

Two business cards likely distributed by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor representing the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

Telegdi, Andrew

Business cards.

Two business cards likely distributed by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor representing the City of Waterloo and Representative of the City to sit on the Council of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

Telegdi, Andrew

Business cards.

Two business cards likely distributed by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Alderman representing the City of Waterloo.

Telegdi, Andrew

Calendars.

Printed copies of calendars created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament outlining his monthly, weekly, or daily schedule. Each calendar records various activities, meetings, and events Telegdi was scheduled to attend. Some copies contain handwritten notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Calendars.

Four printed copies of calendars for the month of October created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party in the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2008 Canadian federal election. Each calendar records various activities, meetings, and events Telegdi was scheduled to attend. Some copies contain handwritten notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Calendars.

Printed copies of calendars created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament outlining his daily, weekly, or monthly schedule. Each calendar records various activities, meetings, and events Telegdi was scheduled to attend. Some copies contain handwritten notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Calendars.

Printed copies of calendars created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament outlining his monthly schedule. Each calendar records various activities, meetings, and events Telegdi was scheduled to attend. Some copies contain handwritten notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Calendars.

Printed copies of calendars created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament outlining his monthly, weekly or daily schedule. Each calendar records various activities, meetings, and events Telegdi was scheduled to attend. Some copies contain handwritten notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Campaign photographs.

Photographs of Andrew Telegdi likely used for promotional purposes during his campaign to be nominated and later elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament representing the Liberal Party in the riding of Waterloo North in the 1990 Ontario general election. Three photographs are portraits of Andrew Telegdi. One photograph features Andrew Telegdi speaking at a podium during an event for Justice in the Community Week. One photograph features Andrew Telegdi standing in front of five unidentified people in traditional Asian dress.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada and the Iraq War.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Canada’s relation to the Iraq War. Records include correspondence from members of the public urging Telegdi to oppose Canadian participation in any military action against Iraq, a report outlining how a war with Iraq might be avoided, a report providing a summary of Canadian views on security and defence issues from various polls, and a fact sheet on the Canadian defence program.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan, specifically a motion introduced in the House of Commons in May 2006 that extended Canadian military commitments to Afghanistan by two years. Records include correspondence from members of the public urging Telegdi to vote against the motion and help end Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Aboriginal Peoples Roundtable.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs related to the Canada-Aboriginal Peoples Roundtable. Records include itineraries, Telegdi’s speaking notes, and related correspondence.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group. Records include correspondence, an overview of the European Court of Human Rights ruling regarding the legal consequences of Turkey’s invasion and military presence in Cyprus, a resolution created by Canadian citizens in Montreal to mark the twenty-seventh anniversary of Turkish invasion in Cyprus, and related material. Also includes items related to an address of the President of the Republic of Cyprus at the United National General Assembly, and a news release regarding the presidential elections in Cyprus held on February 16, 2003.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group. Records include a list of members, correspondence, meeting notices and agendas, invitations, speech transcripts, and other material. Also includes copies of the Cyprus Bulletin published between February 24, 1998 and September 13, 1999 as well as copies of the Cyprus Embassy Newsletter published between March 1998 and October 2000.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Committee.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Committee. Records include correspondence, a list of members, a meeting agenda, and minutes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Friendship Group. Records include correspondence regarding a decision made on December 17, 2004 by the European Union member states that unanimously granted Turkey a definite date for the commencement of accession negotiations. Also includes correspondence and forms related to Telegdi’s annual membership fee to join the Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-United States Safe Third Country Agreement.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the Canada-United States Safe Third Country Agreement. The documents provide general information about the agreement. In addition, the material captures the concerns of some constituents and associations such as Sanctuary Coalition of Southern Ontario and Jesuit Refugee Service Canada regarding the provisions of the agreement. Records include correspondence, notes, and reports.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian dimension.

Two copies of Canadian dimension, a socialist journal founded by Cy Gonick and published by Dimension Publishing, including:

  • vol. 7, no. 5 & 6 (1970 Dec.)
  • vol. 10, no. 2 (1974 June)

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian observer group for elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his role as an election observer in the Canadian observer group for elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina that were held on September 14, 1996. Records include correspondence, a report, a reference guide, a training manual, notes, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian Parliamentary Delegation visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the Canadian Parliamentary Delegation's visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan) between March 31 and April 7, 1996. Telegdi and his wife, Nancy Curtin-Telegdi, travelled to the Republic of China (Taiwan) as part of this delegation. Records include tickets, briefing notes, correspondence, invitations, business cards, guest lists, menus, schedules, press clippings, and other textual records and ephemera. Also contains a published copy of an article titled, The Republic of China on Taiwan belongs in the United Nations by Lien Chan. The article was originally printed in the Fall 1993 issue of Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian People's Defence Committee bulletin.

A copy of bulletin no. 4 published by the Kitchener-Waterloo branch of the Canadian People's Defence Committee. The bulletin contains an article regarding Youth in Conflict with the Law.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian Ukraine Election Observation Mission.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his participation in the Canadian Ukraine Election Observation Mission. During this mission, Telegdi served as a Canadian election observer to the Presidential Election in Ukraine on December 26, 2004.

Records include correspondence, phone lists, contact lists, expense claims, presentation slides, reports, forms, and a notepad. Also includes a group picture of participants in the Canadian Observers Mission to Ukraine, a certificate of thanks sent to Telegdi for his participation in the mission signed by Paul Martin, Prime Minister of Canada as well as a letter of thanks sent to Telegdi signed by Aileen Carrol, Minister of International Cooperation and Pierre Pettigrew, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian-Hungarian relations.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting his personal interest and political involvement in matters relating to Canadian-Hungarian relations. Material in this file is primarily related to the planning of events and activities across Canada commemorating the 1956 Hungarian Revolution such as conferences held by the University of Ottawa Institute for Canadian Studies and the University of Toronto, screenings of the film Freedom’s Fury and the CBC documentary The Fifty-Sixers, the opening of the NEW LIVES photographic exhibition curated by the National Arts Centre, and the development of a special stamp issued by Canada Post. Records include correspondence, invitations, brochures, press clippings, news releases, speaking notes, calendars, and other textual material. The file also contains programs for a state dinner in honour of His Excellency László Sólyom, then President of the Republic of Hungary, as well as a picture of Telegdi and Sólyom shaking hands during the event.

Moreover, the file includes a copy of a framework agreement between St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario and Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary to develop co-operation between the two institutions in the fields of education and research.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian-Hungarian relations.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting his personal interest and political involvement in matters relating to Canadian-Hungarian relations. Many records detail Telegdi’s diplomatic trip to Hungary to attend the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe in 1994 with Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, and Telegdi’s participation in the 1996 Jimmy Carter Work Project building detached homes in Gödöllő, Hungary. Also includes material related to the decoration of Telegdi’s mother, Elenora “Nora” Telegdi, with the Small Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary for her activities for Hungarian communities beyond Hungary’s borders. Records include correspondence, news releases, conference material, invitations, tickets, programs, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian-Hungarian relations.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting his personal interest and political involvement in matters relating to Canadian-Hungarian relations. Many records detail events and activities held in Hungary in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of revolutions that swept across Europe in 1848. In addition, several documents address Hungary’s integration into Europe and interest in joining the United Nations. Other records outline the condition of Hungarian schools in Transylvania, the repatriation of Hungarian owned artwork residing in Canada following the Second World War, and other topics. Records include reports, speech transcripts, correspondence, invitations, handwritten notes, and a notebook.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian-Hungarian relations.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting his personal interest and political involvement in matters relating to Canadian-Hungarian relations. Records include a possible speech transcript commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, an invitation to the Hungarian St. Stephen’s Ball, correspondence regarding meetings, trips, and events Telegdi participated in, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian-Hungarian relations.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting his personal interest and political involvement in matters relating to Canadian-Hungarian relations. Records include invitations, a program, correspondence related to the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, a transcript of a speech likely delivered by Telegdi commemorating the forty-eighth anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Cheque presentation.

A photograph featuring Andrew Telegdi participating in a cheque presentation likely taken during his tenure as an Elected Councillor representing the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. In the photograph, Telegdi is seen presenting a cheque to three unidentified people likely affiliated with the Employee's Fund for Community Services of Bell Canada.

Telegdi, Andrew

Citizenship and immigration.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to citizenship and immigration issues including the denaturalization and deportation case against Helmut Oberlander, a suspected war criminal. Records include a newspaper article, notes, and a summary of reasons for judgment in the 2009 case between Helmut Oberlander and the Attorney General of Canada from the Federal Court of Appeal.

The file also contains a list of members of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration in 2010, press releases from the Canadian Council of Refugees regarding proposed reforms to the refugee system and related legislation, and a copy of remarks made by Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism, on reforms to the Canadian refugee system. In addition, the file includes related correspondence and a speech transcript prepared by Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

Citizenship legislation.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to efforts to amend citizenship legislation, particularly provisions related to the citizenship revocation process. Some of the material in this file is related to legislation introduced to amend or replace the 1977 Citizenship Act including Bill C-14 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (adoption) and Bill C-37 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act. In addition, some of the material in this file documents Telegdi’s participation in the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration and his efforts to restore the citizenship of ‘Lost Canadians’. Records include correspondence, invitations, news releases, handwritten notes, speaking notes, travel itineraries, reports, and other textual material.

Also includes a copy of a letter to the editor released by Telegdi that was published in The Hill Times on March 6, 2006 in response to comments about him made by Warren Kinsella, a Canadian lawyer, and Liberal Party activist. Kinsella objected to Telegdi’s defense of the denaturalization and deportation case against Helmut Oberlander, a suspected war criminal.

Telegdi, Andrew

Citizenship legislation.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament predominately related to legislation introduced to amend or replace the 1977 Citizenship Act including Bill C-373 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act, Bill C-417 Code of Canadian Citizenship, Bill C-271 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act, and Bill C-18 Citizenship of Canada Act. The material documents Telegdi’s personal interest and political involvement in amending the legislation, particularly clauses concerning citizenship revocation for naturalized citizens. In addition, the documents highlight the opinions and concerns of members of the public as well as efforts of other politicians to amend citizenship legislation. Records include correspondence, news releases, pamphlets, notes, stickers, reports, a draft policy paper regarding the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms written by Telegdi, and other textual material.

Also includes a copy of The Long Haul, vol. IX, issue 3 (2001 June), a newspaper published by End Legislated Poverty. End Legislated Poverty is a coalition of anti-poverty groups, welfare advocates, unions, and churches working together to end poverty. This issue contains articles related to elections in British Columbia, housing costs, dental care, National Aboriginal Day 2001, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Citizenship legislation.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to efforts to amend citizenship legislation, particularly provisions related to the citizenship revocation process. Records include news releases, briefing notes, handwritten notes, and other textual material. Also includes correspondence sent and received by Telegdi including signed letters from fellow politicians such as Paul Martin and Joe Volpe. Additionally, the file contains records related to Telegdi’s role as a member of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. Records include correspondence, reports, news releases, and material from committee trips to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Fredericton, New Brunswick; Quebec City, Quebec; and Regina, Saskatchewan.

Telegdi, Andrew

Citizenship of Canadian war brides and their children.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the citizenship of Canadian war brides who immigrated to Canada following the Second World War and their children, commonly referred to as ‘Lost Canadians.’ Records include a newspaper article, a speech transcript, a copy of related debates (hansard) from the House of Commons, and correspondence related to a proposal to designate 2006 the Year of the War Bride and Bill S-2 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act.

Telegdi, Andrew

Citizenship Revocation: Defining the Issue.

A report titled, Citizenship Revocation – Defining the Issue likely accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament. The report contains sections related to Bill C-18 Citizenship of Canada Act, war crimes and citizenship revocation, Helmut Oberlander, Liberal Party resolutions to amend the revocation process, and evidence presented to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration concerning Bill C-18, Bill C-16 Citizenship of Canada Act and Bill C-63 Citizenship of Canada Act. Also includes on section outlining recommended amendments to Bill C-18 written by Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

City and Regional Councillor.

This series documents Andrew Telegdi’s career in municipal and regional politics, primarily his activities as a Councillor for the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. The material in this series reflects Telegdi’s efforts to represent constituents and support the interests, services, policies, and operations of the city and region.

Telegdi, Andrew

City Councillor candidate.

This subseries includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaigns to be elected as a Councillor for the City of Waterloo in the 1980 and 1982 municipal elections. Telegdi did not win a seat on the City of Waterloo Council in either election. Records include correspondence, flyers, notes, a press release, an invitation, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

City of Waterloo Council.

Two photographs of members of the City of Waterloo Council including Elected Councillor Andrew Telegdi and Mayor Brian Turnbull.

Telegdi, Andrew

City of Waterloo Council.

A photograph of members of the City of Waterloo Council including Elected Alderman Andrew Telegdi and Mayor Marjorie Carroll.

Telegdi, Andrew

City of Waterloo Council inaugural meeting program.

Two programs for the inaugural meeting of the 1989-1991 City of Waterloo Council held on December 5, 1988 likely accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor representing the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

Telegdi, Andrew

City of Waterloo Council inaugural meeting program.

Two programs for the inaugural meeting of the 1986-1988 City of Waterloo Council held on December 2, 1985 likely accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Alderman representing the City of Waterloo.

Telegdi, Andrew

Coast Salish News.

A copy of Coast Salish News, vol. 3, issue 12 published by the Coast Salish Employment & Training Society (CSETS). This issue includes articles regarding the CSETS mandate review, recently elected Chiefs within the South Vancouver Island Coast Salish territory, employment strategy, the First Step Youth Program, and other topics.

This issue also contains an article describing the swearing in ceremony for Andrew Telegdi held in Ottawa, Ontario following his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs. The ceremony was attended by Qualicum Chief Kim Recalma-Clutesi and Kwagiulth Chief Adam Dick. During the ceremony, Kwagiulth Chief Adam Dick presented Telegdi with a hand-carved talking stick and Telegdi wore a traditional Chief’s vest originally worn by Chief Arnold P. (Buddy) Recalma.

Telegdi, Andrew

Communitech.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his political involvement with Communitech. Records include meeting notices, handwritten notes, invitations, news releases, draft funding proposals, correspondence, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Compensation for victims of contaminated blood supply.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the development of a victim compensation package for individuals who received contaminated blood in Canada during the 1970s and 1980s and later contracted either the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis C virus. Records include press clippings, correspondence from constituents, and a formal statement released by Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

Construction paper tie.

A tie made from red construction paper made by an unknown individual. Words describing Andrew Telegdi are written on the tie.

Telegdi, Andrew

Co-operative housing.

Twenty-seven postcards featuring handwritten messages and drawings by constituents sent to Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament. The postcards document the opinions of constituents regarding co-operative housing and the potential transfer of operating agreements between housing co-ops and the federal government to the Ontario provincial government.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament primarily from constituents about the Ontario-B.C. twinned riding program, small businesses, Helmut Oberlander, and other topics. Also includes a signed letter from Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, regarding the Senate of Canada's expense allowance increase.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Alderman representing the City of Waterloo regarding bylaws, property development, parking, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor representing the City of Waterloo and Representative of the City to sit on the Council of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo regarding water and sewer charges, the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, pesticides, Planned Parenthood funding grants, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament primarily from constituents about local events, post-secondary scholarships and funding programs, initiatives to address homelessness across Canada, co-operative housing, and other topics. Includes two signed letters from Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, regarding job growth and Telegdi’s interest in serving as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Solicitor General. Also contains one signed letter from Mrs. Mary Francis, Assistant Private Secretary to The Queen, Buckingham Palace, thanking Telegdi for his condolence on the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament primarily from constituents related to various topics including the Kyoto Accord and private members bill such as Bill C-283 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (food labelling), Bill C-257 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers), and Bill C-14 An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act. The file includes one signed letter from Karen Redman, Member of Parliament representing Kitchener, congratulating Telegdi on receiving a Legacy of Leaders Award for the City of Waterloo. Also includes a copy of The Cambodia Daily volume 36, issue 38. The publication featured an article about Telegdi and was sent to Telegdi from a constituent.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament primarily from constituents related to various topics including the insurance industry, light rail transportation, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, the National White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) campaign as well as private members bills such as Bill C-464 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (blood alcohol content) and Bill C-328 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code. The file includes four signed letters from Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, containing birthday greetings and condolence messages as well as thank you letters from other Members of Parliament such as John Godfrey and Bill Graham.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration primarily between Telegdi and members of the public and fellow politicians including Lucienne Robillard, Elinor Caplan, and Jean Chrétien. The correspondence documents a variety of topics including deportation cases, immigration and refugee policy, Bill C-479 Recognition of Crimes Against Humanity Act, fiscal and educational support for Kosovar refugees in Kitchener-Waterloo, amnesty for Fujianese women and children, and more.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs. The correspondence documents a variety of topics including a meeting regarding Bowater Inc.’s investment in two First Nation joint venture sawmills in Thunder Bay, Ontario and Maniwaki, Quebec, the Perimeter Institute’s international summer school program for high school students and related efforts to enroll two students from Indigenous communities in Canada in the program, and more.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

One item of correspondence to Howard Luke from Ron Basford acknowledging receipt of a letter dated February 5, 1969 regarding the actions of two Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers who visited the Village Bistro and informing Luke that a report on the incident from the Solicitor General was requested.

At the time, Ron Basford was a Member of Parliament representing Vancouver Centre and Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs. Howard Luke was possibly an employee of the Village Bistro.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi while he served as President of the Federation of Students (now the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association, or WUSA). Many of the letters are between Telegdi, students, and staff members at the University of Waterloo as well as politicians representing the municipal, provincial, and federal levels of Canadian government.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be nominated as the Member of Provincial Parliament candidate representing the Liberal Party in the riding of Waterloo North in the 1990 Ontario general election. The correspondence is primarily written between Telegdi and members of the public and includes numerous letters of assistance written by Telegdi to solicit support for his nomination. Also includes one letter of congratulations received by Telegdi after he was nominated on August 8, 1990.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament primarily from constituents related to various topics including the Micohealth Diabetes Program, Canadian Academies of Science, 2005 Good-Will-Games, Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, and animal cruelty legislation. In addition, the file contains letters urging Telegdi to support the local auto part industry from Ken Seiling, Regional Chair of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo; Herb Epp, Mayor of Waterloo; Carl Zehr, Mayor of Kitchener; and Doug Craig, Mayor of Cambridge. The file also includes signed correspondence from David Johnston, President of University of Waterloo and Diane Ablonczy, Member of Parliament representing Calgary-Nose Hill.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to community events, personal donations, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence received by Andrew Telegdi while he worked with Youth in Conflict with the Law regarding the Youth in Conflict dinner, a speaking engagement, the program's eligibility to participate in the Ontario Government's Pay Equity Downpayment Program that provided downpayment funding of future pay equity adjustments to eligible female job classes, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor representing the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo regarding a regional watering ban, water rates, Sunday shopping, and other topics.

Telegdi, Andrew

Coursework and exams.

Essays, exams, and course outlines created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi while he was an undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime and Justice : A Community Responsibility.

A copy of Crime and Justice : A Community Responsibility, a tabloid-style publication produced in spring 1983 by the Crime and Justice Group of Waterloo Region. The publication was funded by the Solicitor General of Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services, and the provincial Justice Secretariat. The publication contains an article about Youth in Conflict with the Law.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime and Justice dinner

Eight slides featuring Andrew Telegdi, Judge Mark McGuigan, and other unidentified individuals possibly attending the Crime and Justice Dinner held on April 10, 1982 during Crime and Justice in the Community Week. Judge Mark McGuigan was the keynote speaker at the dinner.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime and Justice in the Community Week and Law Day.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during the planning of Crime and Justice in the Community Week as well as Law Day in the Region of Waterloo over the course of multiple years including 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1993. Records include media releases, itineraries, lists, advertisements, a button, and a photograph of Andrew Telegdi at an event during Crime and Justice in the Community Week in the Region of Waterloo in 1982. Also contains correspondence including a signed letter from Robert Stanley Welch, then Attorney General of Ontario and Deputy Premier, to Telegdi offering his congratulations on a successful Law Day in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in 1985.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime prevention.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to crime prevention in the Region of Waterloo. Records include agendas, minutes, notes, and related material from the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council and the Crime Prevention Council of Waterloo Region Alumni Group. Andrew Telegdi was a member of the Crime Prevention Council of Waterloo Region Alumni Group. In addition, the file contains a flyer advertising a day of national remembrance and action on violence against women as well as material related to the Canadian firearms registry including a statement from the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime prevention.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Waterloo Region Community Safety & Crime Prevention Council and the Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs to prevent crime. Records include correspondence, news releases, speech transcripts, presentation notes, and an invitation.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime prevention.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to crime prevention in the Waterloo region. Includes documents highlighting Telegdi's involvement with the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council, correspondence between Telegdi and the National Crime Prevention Centre, and items related to a forum called, What Works: The Power of Prevention such as a program, itinerary, speaker bios, and summary sheets. Andrew Telegdi attended the forum as a guest speaker. The file also contains correspondence and a commemorative booklet celebrating the twenty-fifth Annual Justice Dinner of the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council.

Telegdi, Andrew

Crime prevention.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to crime prevention in the Waterloo region. Records include documents highlighting Telegdi’s involvement with the Waterloo Region Community Safety and Crime Prevention Council such as correspondence, agendas, and invitations. Also includes news releases, information sheets, a paper titled, Agenda for a Safe Canada, an invitation to attend a crime prevention public forum at the University of Waterloo, and an agenda for a meeting of the Working Together Against Hate Crimes committee. Additionally, contains a signed letter from Harold Albrecht, then Member of Parliament for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga, regarding youth crime rates.

Telegdi, Andrew

Eco-planning and environmental management in coastal communities in China.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to a project focused on eco-planning and environmental management in coastal communities in China that received funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Records include a project proposal prepared by Dr. Geoff Wall, Program Director and David Johnston, President of the University of Waterloo and correspondence confirming funding approval. Also contains material related to the formal announcement of CIDA funding for the project held at the University of Waterloo on January 15, 2002 including an event schedule, news release, and Telegdi’s speaking notes. Andrew Telegdi attended this event as a guest speaker.

Telegdi, Andrew

Education.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his time as a student and President of the Federation of Students (now the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association) at the University of Waterloo. Records include coursework, copies of periodicals and other publications, campaign material, photographs, reports, and other textual items.

Telegdi, Andrew

Elected Alderman.

This subseries includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Alderman for the City of Waterloo between November 12, 1985 and November 13, 1988. The material reflects Telegdi’s efforts to represent the public and support the interests and operations of the municipality. Records include campaign material, a photograph, a plaque, buttons, reports, correspondence, business cards, and some files related to specific issues such as the portable living units for seniors (PLUS) project.

Telegdi, Andrew

Elected Councillor.

This subseries includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor for the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo between November 14, 1988 and November 11, 1991. The material reflects Telegdi’s efforts to represent the public and support the interests and operations of the municipality and region. Records include campaign material, correspondence, invitations, business cards, notes, programs, photographs, and some files related to specific issues such as water management in the region.

Telegdi, Andrew

Elected Councillor and Representative of the City to sit on the Council of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

This subseries includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as an Elected Councillor for the City of Waterloo and Representative of the City of Waterloo to the council of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo between November 12, 1991 and 1993. The material reflects Telegdi’s efforts to represent the public and support the interests and operations of the municipality and region. Records include nomination and campaign items, correspondence, business cards, programs, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party for the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2008 Canadian federal election. Records include brochures, flyers, invitations, correspondence, speech transcripts and other textual material. Also includes signed letters sent to Telegdi after he lost the election from numerous individuals such as George Smitherman, Deputy Premier of Ontario; Carl Zehr, Mayor of Kitchener; Elizabeth May; Marie-P. Charette-Poulin; Maria Chaput; Céline Hervieux-Payette; and Terry Mercer.

Telegdi, Andrew

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Councillor representing the City of Waterloo in the municipal election held on November 8, 1982. Records include correspondence, flyers, notes, a contact sheet, an invitation to an all-candidates meeting, a press release, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Provincial Parliament representing the Liberal Party for the Waterloo North riding in the 1990 Ontario general election. Records include a candidate survey, press clippings, newspaper advertisement mock-ups, pamphlets, and invitations to an event to meet Premier David Peterson that was hosted by Andrew Telegdi, John Bell, David Cooke, and Carl Zehr in Waterloo, Ontario.

Telegdi, Andrew

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