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Reference letters.

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

English, John

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

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

Governor general's literary award for poetry.

Materials related to the Governor General's Literary Awards. Includes certificate issued to Julia McCarthy for being selected as a finalist for the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry and related correspondence and newspaper clipping.

McCarthy, Julia

J. M. Abraham Atlantic poetry award.

Materials related to the J. M. Abraham Atlantic Poetry Award. Includes announcement card for the winner of the J. M. Abraham Atlantic poetry award for the year 2017, which was awarded to Julia McCarthy, and congratulating correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

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

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

All the names between copy-edit notes.

Copy-edit notes for McCarthy’s book All the names between made by Alayna Munce from Brick Books with annotations by Julia McCarthy. Includes related correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

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

Little fires notes and comments.

Copy-edit notes for McCarthy’s book All the names between before the change in title from Little fires. Notes are made by Sue Chenette and parts of the book contain annotations by McCarthy. Includes related correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Royal Society inaugural address.

Materials related to the Inaugural Address at the Royal Society of Canada delivered by James Walker. Includes script for the address and related correspondence. Also contains notes from a Burnley “Rocky” Jones appreciation Night in 2004.

Walker, James

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

Reader’s report.

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

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Canadian authors association literary awards.

Materials related to the 2011 Canadian Authors Association (CAA) Literary Awards in which Julia McCarthy was awarded the CAA Award for poetry. Includes pamphlet for the ceremony, certificate of the award, and medal and lapel pin in a box.
Also contains a congratulatory letter from Garfield Dunlop, Member of Parliament for Simcoe North and certificates of achievement from the City of Orillia.

McCarthy, Julia

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

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

MAC.

Materials related to the human rights workshop “Taking liberties: historicizing 20th Century human rights in the English speaking world” at McMaster University, where James Walker participated with an address titled “Decoding the ‘Rights Revolution:’ Lessons from the Canadian experience.” Includes a schedule of the event, related correspondence, an outline of the workshop, and notes for Walker’s presentation.

Walker, James

Return from Erebus copy-edit notes.

Copy-edit notes for McCarthy’s book Return from Erebus made by Alayna Munce from Brick Books with annotations by Julia McCarthy. Includes related correspondence.

McCarthy, Julia

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

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

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

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

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

US National Archives.

Script of James Walker's talk at the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States, on January 22, 2009, and titled “The Black Loyalists and their flight to freedom.”
Also contains materials related to the workshop “Revisiting Human Rights in Canadian History,” including related correspondence and the programme for the workshop.

Walker, James

Correspondence.

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

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

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

Human Rights in historical perspective.

Materials related to the course History 607/608 “Human Rights in Historical Perspective” taught by James Walker at the University of Waterloo. Includes syllabi, notes for classes, printout of article “The politics of memory” from Factiva, printout of “Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms” Schedule B, correspondence sent by James Walker to his students about class, and directions for assignments.

Walker, James

Return from Erebus notes and comments.

Notes and comments on the edition of book Return from Erebus made by Barry Dempster with annotations by Julia McCarthy. Includes a copy of Brick Books author information sheet filled out by McCarthy and correspondence received by Julia McCarthy regarding Brick Books publicity survey with McCarthy’s notes and answers to survey.

McCarthy, Julia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

Security certificates.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to security certificates issued by the Government of Canada through provisions of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Records include an information package from the Campaign to Stop Secret Trials in Canada containing correspondence, statements against secret trails and security certificates, and press clippings. Also includes a New Democratic Process resolution on security certificates, and general information regarding specific cases against individuals including Hassan Almrei.

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

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

Yves Morin’s address to the national caucus and related material.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to issues raised by Senator Yves Morin to the Liberal Party national caucus on August 25, 2004. In his presentation, Morin addressed major issues concerning industry research and healthcare reforms. Records include a summary of the presentation sent to Telegdi from Morin and related correspondence.

In addition, the file contains correspondence and notes related to the Teleconference on Health Care Innovation held on September 1, 2004. The conference was held to discuss three proposed initiatives raised by Morin to the national caucus including the Canadian Health Industry Partnership (CHIP), measures to improve the performance of the Canadian pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research clinical research proposal.

The file also includes a proposal and a two-page excerpt from an address by Prime Minister Paul Martin in response to the Speech from the throne delivered on October 6, 2004 regarding the development of the Canadian Academies of Science. Yves Morin recommended the government form a Canadian Academy of Science in his presentation to the national caucus.

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

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

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 2004 Canadian federal election. Records include business cards, invitations, flyers, pamphlets, questionnaires, correspondence, speech transcripts, a sticker, an unsigned candidate agreement, elections results summary, and a return of writ. Also includes letters of congratulations received by Telegdi after he was elected.

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

Nomination.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be nominated as the candidate representing the Liberal Party in the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2004 Canadian federal election. Records include nomination forms and letters of congratulations received by Telegdi after he was nominated from Michael Eizenga, President of the Liberal Party of Canada; Joseph Volpe, Member of Parliament representing Eglinton-Lawrence; and Paul Martin, Prime Minister of Canada.

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

Introductory letter from Paul Martin and related material.

A letter sent to Andrew Telegdi from Paul Martin welcoming Telegdi to his new role as Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs. In the letter, Paul Martin outlined the core principles and priorities of the government and expectations for Parliamentary Secretaries including Telegdi. Also includes a photograph of Paul Martin and possibly Andrew Telegdi standing and holding Indigenous objects during an unknown event. In addition, the file includes a green presentation folder issued by House of Commons.

Telegdi, Andrew

Conference papers & invited addresses.

Materials related to events where James Walker participated with papers and addresses. Events and materials included are:

  • Remarks delivered during Black History Month (February 24, 2016) at the Black Students Association (BASE), includes related newspaper clipping,
  • Speeches for the events "Larry Hill" at CIGI (October 7, 2015) and "Larry Hill Colloquium" (June 15, 2011),
  • Speech at the Association for Jewish Studies, Winnipeg, 2004,
  • Mark Zanna eulogy, 2020,
  • Keynote address titled “(Coloured) in context: the No. 2 and the White man’s war” at the Acadia Conference (October 2016), includes correspondence with a schedule of the event and a poster of a film screening
  • Remarks and workshop “Decoding the rights revolution: lessons from the Canadian experience” at McMaster University (March 2012),
  • Talk about The book of Negroes at Kitchener Public Library talk with Lawrence Hill (2009), includes correspondence nominating Lawrence Hill for an honorary degree from the University of Waterloo,
  • Presentation of Alan Borovoy for the Hon. LL.D. Convocation (2007),
  • Lecture “From Black loyalists to Black Panthers: a circular history” at Journey back to Birchtown 1st Anniversary Lecture series, Birchtown (May 2016), includes program and materials related to Burnley “Rocky” Jones Revolutionary. An autobiography by Burnley “Rocky” Jones and James Walker,
  • Talk “The Black loyalists and the Krio Diaspora: community, culture and politics” at Krio Descendants Union International Conference (2016),
  • Talk “The Black Loyalists in fiction and history” at PIER 21 (2016),
  • "Toast to 6T3!" at Trinity College 6T3 50th Anniversary, includes programme and correspondence.
  • U.E.L Association. Oakland, Ontario (2010),
  • Talk “Toward equal dignity: Canadian Jewry and the Hate Law of 1970” at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Canadian Studies event (2004),
  • Introduction to Alex Neve BSIA CIGI (2016),
  • Michael Craton's funeral eulogy,
  • Talk “Navigating the Black Atlantic: the trail of the Black Loyalists” at UNESCO conference “African diaspora” Halifax (2011),
  • “Toward a new definition of Canadian citizenship: the movement to criminalize hate propaganda” part of the panel “Citizen activism within the Human Rights movement, 1963-1971” with James Waler, Stephanie Bangarth, and Jennifer Tunnicliffe in the UQAM Conference, Montreal,
  • Memorial for Howard McCurdy written by James Walker and delivered by George Elliott Clarke, Ottawa (2018), includes correspondence,
  • History workshop Campinas Brazil (2007),
  • Talk “Campaign for racial equity: the national unity association, 1948-1956” at the John Brown festival, organized by the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society (May 6-7, 2011), includes poster and program,
  • Remarks for the play “My place is right here” Elmira (2019),
  • Talk “Canada’s Black Battalion in a White man’s war” at St George’s Church: a lecture series to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the End of World War I, New Hamburg (2018), includes program,
  • Address “Behind The Book of Negroes and Twenty Feet from Revolution” to SSHRC National Staff, Ottawa (January 7, 2015), includes correspondence,
  • Remarks delivered to North Buxton Labour Day Reunion (2003),
  • Remarks to Black Loyalist Heritage Society, Halifax (2003),
  • Third Age lecture #1 “Flight to Freedom: Black migration to Canada from the American Revolution to the Civil War”, Waterloo (October 24, 2013),
  • Remarks “High Burnett and the National Unity Association” at the Unveiling ceremony plaque for Hugh Burnett & the N.U.A. Dresden, Ontario (2010),
  • Convocation Address “Human Rights – and us” (October 24, 2015), includes invitation and program.

Walker, James

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

Web site.

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

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

Ethnocultural overview of select federal electoral ridings.

A report and related correspondence sent to Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament from the Library of Parliament providing an ethnocultural overview of select federal electoral ridings using statistical data including Kitchener-Waterloo, Kitchener Centre, Waterloo-Wellington and Cambridge, Etobicoke as well as for all of Alberta (Peace River, Athabasca, Yellowhead, St. Albert, Elk Island, Lakeland, Edmonton, Wetaskiwin, Red Deer, Wild Rose, Crowfoot, Calgary, Macleod, Medicine Hat, and Lethbridge).

Telegdi, Andrew

CBC Literary Awards.

Materials related to the CBC Literary Awards. Includes correspondence received by McCarthy in 2001 and the 2004 application form.

McCarthy, Julia

Administrative correspondence.

Correspondence related to administrative matters. Includes a welcome letter to Access Copyright (the Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency), a letter and cheque from the Public Lending Right Commission for the year 2004, and a welcome letter to the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia.
Also contains an invitation to the 2008 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award.

McCarthy, Julia

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

Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the planning and presentation of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal to recipients in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Records include correspondence, a draft invitation, background information about recipients, ceremony and dinner programs, and other textual material. Also includes computer printed copies of pictures of some recipients receiving the medal during the presentation ceremony.

Telegdi, Andrew

Underemployment of immigrants and refugees in Canada.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the unemployment and underemployment of immigrants and refugees in Canada. Includes articles with background information and news releases announcing changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations impacting the selection process for skilled workers immigrating to Canada. Also contains material related to two forums held in Kitchener, Ontario in 2003 addressing the unemployment and underemployment of immigrants and refugees in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Records include correspondence, an agenda, printed web articles and press clippings, an invitation, and other textual material.

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

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. Some of the material documents attitudes among opponents of same-sex marriage and Bill C-250 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda). This includes correspondence, flyers, pamphlets, a report on the implications for Canadian children of same-sex marriage, letters and flyers from Stephen Harper advocating for Bill C-447 An act to protect the institution of marriage.

The file also contains material documenting attitudes among supporters of same-sex marriage and Bill C-250. This includes correspondence, briefs to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, and a report from the National Liberal Caucus Research Bureau discrediting the idea of implementing a federal civil registry for same-sex couples.

Additionally, the file contains material documenting Telegdi’s political activities supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada and Bill C-250 such as correspondence, talking points, draft speeches written by Telegdi, and records related to Telegdi’s participation in two town hall meetings in the Kitchener-Waterloo area including the town hall meeting on August 27, 2003 hosted by Tristan Emmanuel.

Telegdi, Andrew

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