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Reference letters.

Correspondence related to reference letters and recommendations by John English to different professionals.

English, John

Angela Burke.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Angela Burke. Includes photocopies of photographs of Burke’s professional life, articles by and about Burke, drafts and endnotes of Burke’s chapter in Newsgirls, database searches, handwritten notes taken by MacKinnon, and correspondence between Burke and MacKinnon (including Burke’s curriculum vitae).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Kay Kritzwiser.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Kay Kritzwiser. Includes photographs of Kritzwiser’s personal life, newspaper articles by and about Kritzwiser, correspondence between Kritzwiser and MacKinnon, handwritten notes and other documentation accumulated by MacKinnon (such as correspondence with artists profiled by Kritzwiser and correspondence received by Kritzwiser about the awarding of the Commemorative Medal). Also includes drafts of Kritzwiser's chapter and end notes in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Dorothy Howarth.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Dorothy Howarth. Includes articles by and about Howarth, correspondence between Howarth and MacKinnon, handwritten notes and other documentation accumulated by MacKinnon, database searches. Also contains drafts of Howarth's chapter in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Musagetes.

Materials related to Musagetes organization. Includes the agenda for a retreat, participants, and program (August 2017); agenda for the board of directors meeting (May 1, 2018); a program analysis; and related correspondence.

English, John

Canada: the story of US.

Materials related to John English participation in "Canada : the story of US." Includes fine cut, script, flyer for the program, episodes summaries, related correspondence, and schedules for dictation and scripts for the first episode.

English, John

RBC Taylor prize.

Materials related to the “RBC Taylor Prize. Recognizing Excellence. Awards ceremony & luncheon. A celebration of 16 awardings.” Includes speeches, travel information, program for the event, related correspondence, guidelines for the jury, flight information for English, and notes on books.

English, John

Book proposals.

Book proposals and correspondence to editors and editorial houses regarding the publication of the book Newsgirls. Includes correspondence with editorial agents and agencies, as well as subject lists, introductions, and prefaces to Newsgirls with handwritten notes and corrections. Also contains contact information for editorial houses, unsigned permission to reproduce contract between Donna Jean MacKinnon and York University, and correspondence regarding promotion of the book. Lastly, includes the abstract of the book Women who give away millions : portraits of Canadian philanthropists by Iris Nowell (1996).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

York U., Newsgirls fact checking, etc.

Correspondence regarding corrections and fact-checking during the edition of Newsgirls. Includes correspondence with Luke Gagliardi (York University) and other students at York University regarding corrections and the edition of the book. Also contains correspondence and research materials about June Callwood, Dusty Vineberg, and Joan Hollobon.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Book launch guest lists.

Materials regarding Newsgirls book launch. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Mike O’Connor (York University) and between MacKinnon and Julia Aballe (York University) about the event, as well as guests lists and checklists for the launch.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Marilyn Dunlop.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Marilyn Dunlop. Includes original and photocopied articles by and about Dunlop, correspondence between Dunlop and MacKinnon, handwritten notes and other documentation accumulated by MacKinnon, database searches, photocopies of photographs of Dunlop’s professional career, and drafts of Dunlop's chapter in Newsgirls.
Also contains two articles by Joan Hollobon.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

June Callwood.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about June Callwood. Includes articles about Callwood, database searches, drafts of Callwood’s chapter in Newsgirls, correspondence about Callwood, and photocopies of photographs of Callwood’s personal and professional life. Also contains short general notes for Newsgirls and articles about Trent Frayne (Callwood’s husband and sports journalist at the Globe and Mail).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Betty Forbes's scrapbook.

A scrapbook containing press clippings, cards, postcards, telegrams, tickets, programs, report cards, certificates, a diploma, invitations, correspondence including notes of congratulations to Betty Forbes on her engagement to Bill Land, the birth certificates of Millicent Lyall Forbes and Betty Forbes, and other textual material. Also includes three watercolour paintings by Willie Winklemann and photographs of the Forbes family featuring Peg Forbes and Joe Wilson's wedding and other family events.

Forbes, Betty

Newsgirls draft and correspondence.

Draft of Newsgirls by Donna Jean MacKinnon and Catherine Smyth. Draft includes chapters on Dorothy Howarth, Jeannine Locke, Olive Dickason, June Callwood, Simma Holt, Elizabeth Dingman, Ruth Hammond, Kay Rex, Doris Anderson, Marjorie Earl, Angela Burke, Marilyn Dunlop, Dusty Vineberg, Enid Nemy, Joan Sutton Straus, Yvonne Crittenden, Michele Landsberg, Heather Robertson, and Catherine Ford. Also contains correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University) about the edition of Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Invoices and permissions for photographs.

Correspondence and invoices for rights of reproduction of photographs for their use in Newsgirls. Correspondence in file is between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Mike Kelly (Torstar Syndicate) and Luke Gagliardi (York University), and includes documenting decisions over different photographs, their captions, and permissions to use them. Invoices include associated payment receipts and correspondence with GetStock, the Toronto Reference Library at the Toronto Public Library, the PNG Library, and Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. Also contains correspondence with Anne Dickason (Olive Dickason’s daughter) as part of Donna Jean MacKinnon’s research about Dickason.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Photographic rights.

Test prints, corrections, and invoices related to the creation and launch of Newsgirls. Test prints are for the cover and first pages of Newsgirls. Correspondence is between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University), Mike O’Connor (York University), and Jane Tilley regarding corrections to the text, edition, and book launch. Also contains photographic reproductions requests, correspondence, and invoices from the Toronto Public Library, the Toronto Star, and GetStock.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Correspondence and photographs.

Photographs and photocopies of photographs of Marilyn Dunlop, Dorothy Howarth, Kay Kritzwiser, Olive Dickason, Stasia Evasuk, Marjorie Earl, and June Callwood. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University) regarding the photographs to be included in Newsgirls, and annotations by MacKinnon about photographs missing.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Dusty Vineberg.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Dusty Vineberg. Includes correspondence between MacKinnon and Vineberg, correspondence with researchers and museum curators to research and contextualize Vineberg (including information about Irene Burstyn), articles by Vineberg, research materials provided by Vineberg (including her curriculum vitae and articles), database searches, documents sent by Cynthia Cooper (McCord Museum), and copies of Vineberg's chapter in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Holt chapter corrections and correspondence.

Corrections to Simma Holt's chapter and endnotes in Newsgirls. Includes a partial manuscript evaluation and notes by Sharon Crawford (writer and editor) and correspondence with Luke Gagliardi (York University) with notes and corrections for all chapters in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Correspondence and contract for publication.

Correspondence and revisions of contracts with York University for the publishing of Newsgirls. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and Mike O’Connor (York University) and between MacKinnon and Luke Gagliardi (York University) regarding the edition and publishing of the book. Also contains reviewed drafts of the contract to reproduce and published, as well as MacKinnon’s signed copy of the contract.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Letters to the editor.

Contents: file consists of article clippings and letters to the editor sent by Anne Innis Dagg.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Stasia Evasuk, Ruth Hammond, and Maureen Keller.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Stasia Evasuk. Includes handwritten notes and questions for and about Evasuk, articles about and contextualizing Evasuk, correspondence related to Evasuk, and Evasuk’s chapter and endnotes for Newsgirls. Also contains general notes for the creation of Newsgirls, Ruth Hammond’s chapter for Newsgirls and a photocopy of a photograph of Maureen Keller.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Hollobon chapter corrections and correspondence.

Corrections to Joan Hollobon’s chapter and endnotes in Newsgirls. Includes correspondence between Donna Jean MacKinnon and writer Iris Nowell with corrections for the endnotes, and between MacKinnon and Andy F. Visser-de Vries (Hollobon's friend and caretaker) with corrections for the chapter.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Waterloo Federal Liberal Association.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Waterloo Federal Liberal Association. Records include a news release, a brochure, meeting notices and minutes, notes, invitations, and some copies of the association's newsletter. The file also contains correspondence including signed letters from David Peterson, then Member of Provincial Parliament and Frank Epp, then Member of Parliament.

Telegdi, Andrew

Awards and biography.

Materials related to awards received by Joan Hollobon and the Hollobon Award. Includes biographical notes and articles about Hollobon, related newspaper clippings and correspondence, photographs of the Hollobon Award ceremony in 1987 and 1990, and a copy of Science Link by Canadian Science Writers’ Association, Vol. 9, No. 3 (June 1989). Also contains the following awards and certificates received by Hollobon:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award by Science in Society Journalism Awards (2010),
  • Certificate of appreciation by the Canadian Science Writers’ Association (1981),
  • Award of Distinction by the Health Care Public Relations Association (1984),
  • Honorary Member recognition of the Ontario Medical Association (1985),
  • Congratulation certificate by the Government of Ontario (2015),

Hollobon, Joan

Manuscript evaluation.

Manuscript evaluation, correspondence, and corrections of different chapters in Newsgirls made by Donna Jean MacKinnon and Sharon Crawford (writer and editor).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario).

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario). The file contains items related to a number of the association's conventions including Focus on Canada Target 2000 held in 1982, the 1992 leadership convention, the 1998 biennial convention, and others. Records include reports, agendas, invitations, stickers, notices, and election material for Richard Thomas, Shelia Copps, John Sweeney, David Peterson, and James (Jim) R. Breithaupt. In addition, the file contains correspondence written to Telegdi including a signed letter from David Peterson, then Leader of the Opposition in the Ontario Legislature, a signed letter from Murray J. Elston, then interim leader of the Liberal Party in the Ontario Legislature, a signed letter from John Sweeney, then Member of Provincial Parliament, and a signed letter from Paul Martin, then Member of Parliament.

Telegdi, Andrew

Liberal Party of Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. Records include items related to the association's activities and events such as the 2003 Leadership and Biennial Convention held between November 12-15, 2003 in Toronto, Ontario and the 2009 Leadership and Biennial Convention held between April 30 to May 3, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition, the file contains items from the National Liberal Women's Caucus and Equal Voice, a multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing and supporting women at all levels of political office. Records include invitations, correspondence, certificates, agendas, forms, a 2015 election handout titled, Stand with Justin Trudeau for LGBTQ2 Rights, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Congress of Liberal international.

Correspondence received by English “re: the 60th Congress of Liberal International, Mexico City, October 28-31, 2015” and information about the event.

English, John

Ruth Hammond, Catherine Smyth, and Angela Burke.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Ruth Hammond and Catherine Smyth (reporter at the Toronto Star and communications specialist). Includes photocopies of photographs of Hammond and Smyth’s professional lives; articles by, about, and contextualizing Hammond; drafts of Hammond’s chapter in Newsgirls; database searches; handwritten notes taken by MacKinnon; and a copy of the speech given by Hammond at the Canadian Women’s Press Club Gala in 1986. Also contains information about Smyth’s funeral in 1997 and correspondence from Angela Burke to MacKinnon about the matter.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Olive Dickason.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Olive Dickason. Includes correspondence between Dickason and MacKinnon and between MacKinnon and other people involved in Dickason’s life and research. Also contains articles about Dickason written by MacKinnon, a draft of Dickason’s chapter in Newsgirls, Dickason’s autobiography, and information about the creation of the 2002 documentary Olive Dickason’s First Nations.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association. Records include correspondence, news releases, tickets, a phone script, as well as meeting notices, agendas, and minutes. Also contains material related to the Canada 150 Planning Committee, invitations received by Telegdi or sent on his behalf for events he hosted for the association, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Simma Holt.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Simma Holt. Includes articles by and about Holt, correspondence between Holt and MacKinnon (including Holt’s curriculum vitae), handwritten notes, database searches, and other contextualizing articles for Holt’s life. Also contains drafts of Holt's chapter in Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Elizabeth Dingman and Doris Anderson.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Elizabeth Dingman and Doris Anderson. Includes photocopies of photographs, database searches, articles by and contextualizing Dingman, a draft of her chapter in Newsgirls, and correspondence between Dingman and MacKinnon. Also contains biographical notes and database searches, and articles by and about Doris Anderson, as well as the news release for the Order of Ontario recipients of 1995. Lastly, includes a copy of Fusion Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1995 with an article by Dingman and brief notes about the edition of Newsgirls.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Correspondence.

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

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian Forces College, Canadian Security Studies.

Materials related to the Canadian Forces College Canadian Security Studies. Includes correspondence inviting English to address the Canadian Security Studies Programme, contract between Minister National Defence and English for a lecture to CSSP 16, and programme Visiting Speaker’s Guide.

English, John

Speeches.

Materials related to different speeches given by John English. Includes:

  • Speech of acceptance of the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and related correspondence,
  • Remarks introducing Justin Trudeau at Jim Coutts Memorial,
  • Eulogy for Joan Euler,
  • Program for the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Board of Directors’ Retreat.

English, John

Olive Dickason.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Olive Dickason. Includes information about the creation of the 2002 documentary Olive Dickason’s First Nations, drafts of Dickason’s chapter in Newsgirls, correspondence by Dickason confirming the donation of her archives to Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, and articles about Dickason.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Atlantik-Brücke.

Materials related to the Atlantik-Brücke association. Includes related correspondence, cost breakdown, draft agenda, program for the "Future of Energy, XXIX German Canadian Conference hosted by Atlantik-Bruecke Canada and Atlantik-Brücke" (September 17-20, 2014), and a template for email introducing Atlantik-Bruecke Canada organization.

English, John

Celebrate Ontario.

Information package for “Celebrate Ontario 2014” and correspondence sent to Honourable Michael Chan by John English and Jack Cunningham regarding the Celebrate Ontario 2014 program and the event “1914-1918: the making of the Modern World.”

English, John

Themuseum.

Correspondence received by John English from David Marskell (THEMUSEUM) related to fundraising.

English, John

Hon. William C. Graham.

Correspondence received from or related to Hon. William C. Graham, P.C., Q.C., LL.D. Includes references to the events related to the First World War (July 30-31, 2014) and the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program.

English, John

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Regional Councillor in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in the Waterloo Region municipal elections held on October 27, 2014. Records include invitations, notes, speech transcripts, research material about the regional budget and Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction, a flyer, a business card, a biographical sketch of Telegdi, and other textual material. Also contains correspondence including a letter to Telegdi from Michael Harris, then Member of Provincial Parliament, thanking Telegdi for running in the 2014 municipal elections.

Telegdi, Andrew

Ronald Reagan library.

Correspondence received by John English about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to access Ronald Reagan's records at the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA), received from the Ronald Reagan Library.

English, John

Classes and study programs.

Materials related to classes and study programs. Includes materials for:

  • “History 1160. Topics in Canadian history: historical foundations of Canadian foreign policy after the Cold War” (2011),
  • “CCIH program for 2012-2013, and related matters,”
  • “Course proposal. TRN 409Y : Selected topics in International Studies. Spring 2013: the Arctic in international politics,”
  • Proposal, mission statement, statement of receipts and disbursements, and agendas for meetings for “Centre for contemporary international history,”
  • Memoranda related to the "DCB/DBC Contribution agreement with the Dept. of Canadian heritage,”
  • Agenda for meeting for Trinity College. Arts and Science Committee.
    Also contains related correspondence.

English, John

Olive Dickason.

Research notes and materials created or accumulated by Donna Jean MacKinnon about Olive Dickason. Includes articles by and about Dickason, Dickason’s curriculum vitae (from 1995 and 1997), drafts of Dickason’s chapter in Newsgirls, handwritten research notes, correspondence between Dickason and MacKinnon and between MacKinnon and David T. McNab (historian who updated the fourth edition of Dickason’s Canada’s First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times, published in 2009 by Oxford University Press), photocopies of photographs of Dickason’s professional life, and a photograph of Dickason from 1970.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Correspondence re. trail updates.

File consists of correspondence (primarily printed e-mails) between members of the Walter Bean Trail Foundation regarding updates on the trail, including information on signage, trail development, and bridges, etc.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

Reader’s report.

Reader’s report of Newsgirls and correspondence from Westwood Creative Artists. Report contains annotations by Donna Jean MacKinnon.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre’s equity and inclusion fundraising dinner honouring Andrew Telegdi.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre’s equity and inclusion fundraising dinner held in his honour. Telegdi previously served as the President of the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre and the dinner honoured his extensive contribution to the organization and the local community. The dinner was held on November 29, 2012 at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ontario. Records include a flyer invitation, itinerary, a guestbook, pin, program, and related correspondence including a letter from Justin Trudeau extending his congratulations to Telegdi. The file also contains a photograph of Telegdi and three unidentified individuals at an unknown event.

Telegdi, Andrew

Goodman lectures.

Materials related to John English presentations at the Goodman Lectures at the University of Western Ontario (October 4-6, 2011). The lecture series is titled “The Arctic Challenge.” Lecture 1 is “Finding the Arctic”, lecture 2 “Owning the Arctic”, lecture 3 “Governing the Arctic.” Includes related correspondence.

English, John

Arctic research.

Correspondence received from Adele Buckley through the list-serv arctic-nuclear-weapon-free. Includes articles by:

  • “The Northwest passage in competition? No such Thing” by Franklyn Griffiths,
  • “Trapped microbes might release potent emissions” by Rosanne Skirble ,
  • “Denmark supports China’s application for observer status on the Arctic Council” by Lucas Jackson,
  • “Norway’s Honorary Consul to Arkhangelsk” by Andrey Shalyov,
  • “Exploring Arctic with Denmark” by Korea Herald,
  • “The Copenhagen Post” by Mads Flarup Christensen,
  • “Harper stands firm on sovereignty as China eyes Arctic resources” by Gloria Galloway,
  • “Canadian icebreaker joins the polar parade” by Paul Koring.
    Also contains correspondence received by the director of the Arctic Centre.

English, John

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

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 2011 Canadian federal election. Records include brochures, flyers, speech transcripts, handwritten notes, door hangers, correspondence, an invitation to a town hall event with Michael Ignatieff, Leader of the Liberal Party, and local liberal candidates including Andrew Telegdi. Also includes a program and Telegdi's speaking notes for an all-candidates debate held on April 28, 2011 that Telegdi participated in and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Preston Manning.

Correspondence received from Preston Manning (President and CEO of Manning Centre for Building Democracy) and information on the Centre for Innovation and Prosperity.

English, John

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

Grand Valley Institution for Women.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his post-political career related to the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario. Records include an overview of the correctional, mental health, reintegration, educational, and other programs at the facility.

In addition, the file contains program statistics and an anonymous letter from a federally sentenced women about the intrusive nature of prison searches. Moreover, the file contains a list of issues at the facility written by an unknown individual that notably asserts Indigenous inmates are over-represented in the general population and maximum secure unit and that certain behaviours are more strictly enforced with Indigenous inmates causing them to be frequently segregated.

Telegdi, Andrew

Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Correspondence received by John English from the manager Innovation and Infrastructure Partnerships Branch Research and Commercialization Branch. Includes an agreement between the Minister of Economic Development and Trade and the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

English, John

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

Judicial recount.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to a judicial recount arising out of the 2008 Canadian federal election in the electoral district of Kitchener-Waterloo held on October 14, 2008. Records include a notice of an application by the returning officer for a judicial recount, correspondence, and related material.

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

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

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

Immigration to Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to immigration to Canada. Records in this file are primarily related to section 6 of Bill C-50 Budget Implementation Act that included proposed changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Records include news releases, talking points, speech transcripts, handwritten notes, correspondence, and other textual material.

Also contains correspondence related to other matters including family reunification, the Undocumented Workers’ Committee, the Citizenship and Immigration Committee, and vacancies on the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Telegdi, Andrew

Stride.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Stride, a program established by Community Justice Initiatives (CJI) and designed to help women transition from prison to the community. Records include a brochure and flyer about the Stride program as well as press clippings featuring articles about Stride and the Canadian prison system. Also includes correspondence to Telegdi from Hermina Richter, Member of the Business and Professional Women Cambridge Board of Directors requesting a meeting to discuss the Stride program.

Telegdi, Andrew

Peace Tower flag-lowering.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the decision to lower the Peace Tower (also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace) flag following the death of a Canadian solider in a war zone. Telegdi publicly supported the decision to lower the flag and introduced a private members’ motion to suggest the government lower the flag on Peace Tower to half-staff for the day following the death of a solider and that a moment of silence be observed in the House of Commons on the same day. Records include notes, correspondence, and copies of an official statement (also known as an SO31) and a point of order delivered by Telegdi in the House of Commons related to this issue.

Telegdi, Andrew

Family Letters: 1952-2008.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Wilhelm and Helga Höpken. Wilhelm and Helga Höpken are Gisela Sommer’s brother and sister-in-law. Of special interest is a programme for an exhibit presented by the University of Guelph from January 12, 2001 to March 17, 2001 titled, The John & Gisela Sommer Collection: 40 years of collections at Gallery House Sol. The exhibit featured 111 items, mostly books and prints, collected by Ulrich and Gisela Sommer for their art gallery, Gallery House Sol. All of the items featured in the exhibit were subsequently donated to the University of Guelph. Records include letters, greeting cards, post cards, a programme, press clippings and, photographs of family members, friends, plants, art, and animals.

Publishing : requests and correspondence.

File consists of thirty two items of typescript and manuscript correspondence and requests from researchers looking for reprints of Suits' articles as well as submissions by Suits to journals.

Correspondents include:

  • Anderson, Alan Ross
  • Andrews, Don
    *Campbell, M.G.
  • Canadian Journal of Philosophy
  • Cowan, Thomas A.
  • Cryan, D.M.
  • Curtis, Henry
  • Dixon, Nicholas
  • Friedrich, Rudolf
  • Fry, Katharine
  • Gal, Fedor
  • Garvin, Harry R.
  • Garcia, Margarita
  • Gayer, Jan
  • Gutierez, Edgar J
  • Horne, Jim
  • Jaffrey, A.H.
  • Keenan, Francis
  • Kleimman, Arthur
  • Kutscher, Austin H.
  • Link, F.
  • Mitroff, Ian
  • Mohyla, F.
  • Poole, Charles P.
  • Rudner, Richard S.
  • Shiner, Roger A.
  • Stukovsky, Robert C.
  • Sutton-Smith, B.
  • Wilson, Robert
  • [?], Joel
  • [?], David
  • [?], Bob

Suits, Bernard

Security certificates.

Material created and accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to security certificates issued by the Government of Canada through provisions of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Records include fact sheets, notes, and general information sheets provides by the Liberal Research Bureau. Also contains correspondence related to the bail application of Mahmoud Jaballah who was detained under a security certificate as well as Bill C-3 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (certificate and special advocate) and to make a consequential amendment to another Act. Additionally, includes a signed letter from Peter Milliken, Member of Parliament regarding security at a press conference and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Oberlander, Helmut.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting the opinions of some constituents and Telegdi’s political involvement in the denaturalization and deportation case against Helmut Oberlander, a suspected war criminal. Oberlander was a resident of Andrew Telegdi’s constituency. Records include correspondence, notes, a discussion paper, copies of newspaper articles, and other textual material. Also includes a copy of a report titled, Harper conservative government puts itself above the law while breaking another election promise written by Andrew Telegdi that discusses Oberlander’s citizenship.

Telegdi, Andrew

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

Web site.

File consists of correspondence regarding the Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation website.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

Québécois nation motion.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting the opinions of some constituents and Telegdi’s political involvement in the Québécois nation motion. Telegdi did not support the Québécois nation motion because he believed it was ambiguous and felt that Canadians were not given an opportunity to respond to the motion. Records include correspondence and a news release.

Telegdi, Andrew

Minister of Foreign Affairs’ visit to Hungary and Poland.

Material created and accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament when he accompanied Peter Mackay, then Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Budapest, Hungary to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Hungary Revolution and to participate in bilateral meetings in Warsaw, Poland between October 20-24, 2006. Records include invitations, programs, and correspondence such as a letter of welcome from Robert Hage, Canada's Ambassador to Hungary. Also includes tickets to events such as the Canada Salutes Hungary Gala in Budapest, Hungary, and a memorial publication published by the Hungarian Culture Centre Mindszenty Hall in Windsor, Ontario. In addition, the file contains a briefing book for Hungary and Poland as well as a presentation folder containing a program of events for celebrations in Hungary and other textual material.

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

Memorial service program for Hilde English and related material.

A program for Hilde Maria English’s memorial service held on July 9, 2006 at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario. The program includes a list of participants and outlines the order of the service. The service included prayers, musical performances, and tributes. The Master of Ceremony was the Honourable Justice Patrick Flynn. Andrew Telegdi delivered a eulogy for Hilde English during the memorial service. The file also includes draft copies of Telegdi’s eulogy for Hilde English, handwritten notes, and related correspondence. Andrew Telegdi was close friends with Hilde English and her husband John English.

Telegdi, Andrew

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Parliament representing the Library Party for the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2006 Canadian federal election. Records include invitations, brochures, flyers, press clippings, correspondence, speech transcripts, news releases, handwritten notes, and other textual material. Several press clippings and news releases are related to accusations brought against Telegdi by Conservative party candidates during the election campaign. Telegdi was accused of making a racial slur when he served as the President of the Federation of Students (now the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association) at the University of Waterloo in 1974. Telegdi’s remarks from 1974 were quoted in a campus newspaper at the time.

Also includes letters of congratulations received by Telegdi after he was elected and a certificate of election bearing Canada’s coat of arms and the official seal of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada.

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

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

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

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario. The material documents the general history of the centre and some funding opportunities and announcements for the Perimeter Institute in partnership with the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo. Records include correspondence, speaking notes, and handwritten notes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Grasshopper I : publishers' correspondence.

File consists of forty one items of manuscript and typescript correspondence between Bernard Suits and publishers regarding his book "The Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia." Also included are royalty statements and a signed Memorandum of Agreement between Suits and the University of Toronto Press dated September 29, 1977.

Correspondents include:
• Basic Books Inc.;
• Bayliss, Catherine;
• Carver, Catharine;
• Davidson, R.I.K.;
• Epton, Arli;
• Ferris, April;
• Fitchen, Allen N.;
• The Free Press;
• Godine, David R.;
• Gray, Lisa;
• Green, Ashbel;
• Harper and Row;
• Isay, Jane;
• Jamieson, Jean C.;
• Livernois, Audrey M.;
• Marshall, Hilary S.;
• Mirrieless, James F.;
• Parker, Margaret;
• Peroni, Gwen;
• Stallworthy, Jon;
• Stokes, John;
• Wilson, N.W.

Suits, Bernard

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

Federal government moving program.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the federal government’s household moving program. Records include correspondence and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Post-secondary research and education funding.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to post-secondary research initiatives and education funding. Records include correspondence, speaking notes, invitations, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Focus for Ethnic Women.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Focus for Ethnic Women (FEW), an organization in the Waterloo Region that provides job training and skill development as well as counselling and information services for immigrant and visibly minority women. Records include handwritten notes, flyers and brochures outlining the organization’s mission and values, programs, and services as well as correspondence concerning the loss of work placements funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (now Employment and Social Development Canada). Also includes a copy of FEW’s newsletter, Focus on Focus!, vol. 3, issue 1 (summer-fall 2005).

Telegdi, Andrew

Twentieth anniversary of Andrew Telegdi in public office.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi related to the celebration commemorating his twentieth anniversary in public office. Records include letters of congratulations from colleagues and friends such as David Johnston, President of the University of Waterloo; Chief Kim Recalma-Clutesi, Qualicum First Nation; and Karen Redman, Member of Parliament representing Kitchener Centre. Also includes invitations to Telegdi’s anniversary celebration sent by John and Hilde English, and Richard Clausi, President of the Kitchener Waterloo Federal Liberal Association.

Telegdi, Andrew

Immigration to Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to immigration to Canada. Records include a policy resolution on immigration prepared by the Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce, a request for a meeting by the Canadian Council of Refugees to discuss family reunification, and correspondence from Joe Volpe, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, regarding concerns from the Chinese Canadian National Council about immigration policies and procedures. In addition, the file contains correspondence from KAIROS, a social justice organization of Canadian Churches, concerning the implementation of a Refugee Appeal Division and an invitation from the STATUS campaign to participate in a conference about the regularization of non-status immigrants in Canada. Also includes a draft paper regarding undocumented workers in Canada written by Telegdi, and other textual material.

Telegdi, Andrew

Oberlander, Helmut.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament documenting the opinions of some constituents and Telegdi’s political involvement in the denaturalization and deportation case against Helmut Oberlander, a suspected war criminal. Oberlander was a resident of Andrew Telegdi’s constituency. Records include reports, news releases, handwritten notes, and speaking notes. The file also contains correspondence, primarily between Telegdi, constituents, associations, and fellow politicians such as Judy Sgro, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.

Telegdi, Andrew

Same-sex marriage in Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada. Records include correspondence from constituents supporting or protesting Bill C-35 [C-38?] Equal Marriage Act, and a flyer highlighting Bill C-41 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing) and other Acts in consequence thereof, Bill C-250 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda), and the Canadian Alliance (now Conservative Party) motion on the definition of marriage. The file also contains talking points prepared in response to Stephen Harper’s proposed amendments to upcoming legislation regarding same-sex marriage in Canada. In addition, the file includes notes, and a compilation of quotes from Members of Parliament about same-sex marriage in Canada as well as other topics such as abortion, immigrants and refugees, Indigenous peoples, climate change, and women. Many of the quotes reflect homophobic, racist, and sexist stereotypes.

Telegdi, Andrew

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