Fonds 92-006 - Professor Robert Page. Mackenzie Valley Pipeline fonds.

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Professor Robert Page. Mackenzie Valley Pipeline fonds.

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92-006

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  • 1972-1983 (Creation)
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    Professor Robert Page

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61 cm of textual records.

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Robert (Bob) J.D. Page was born in 1940 in Toronto, Ontario and received his early education in North York. He received his B.A. and M.A., in history, at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He held an Ontario Graduate Fellowship while attending Queen's. Upon completion of his Master's degree he was awarded a Mackenzie King Foundation travelling scholarship to pursue doctoral studies in Commonwealth history at St. John's College in Cambridge, England. He was awarded a scholarship by the Beit Foundation for Commonwealth Studies while he was at Oxford. He received his D.Phil. at Oxford. In 1967 he started teaching at Trent University as an Assistant Professor in History. He taught courses in Modern Imperialism in Africa and Late Victorian Canada. He was an Assistant Professor from 1967 to 1972, an Associate Professor from 1972 to 1982 and a Professor from 1982 to 1991. While he was at Trent University he was the department and program head for the Environmental and Resource Studies (ERS) Program from 1977 to 1981 and department and program head for Canadian Heritage and Development Studies with the Leslie M. Frost Centre from 1985 to 1986. In the ERS program he taught Canadian Resource Development. He was the coordinator for the Canadian Studies Program at Trent University; director of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; and, chair of the Canadian Environmental Advisory Council from 1972 to 1992. He also participated in the Berger and National Energy Board Hearings regarding the MacKenzie Valley Pipeline. He chaired the northern pipeline efforts of the Committee for an Independent Canada from 1972 to 1977. He prepared evidence and appeared as a witness for the Native Brotherhood of the North West Territories before the Berger Inquiry. While working in Peterborough he and his wife, Jocelyn, lived in Fraserville, Ontario. In 1991 he left Trent University to become a professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Calgary in Alberta. He has written a number of books such as "Imperialism and Canada" in 1972; "Northern Development. The Canadian Dilemma" in 1986 as well as a biography of Ontario Premier Sir George Ross and "Canadian History Since Confederation" with Bruce Hodgins in 1972 and 1978.

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This fonds was created by and in the custody of Professor Robert Page before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

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This fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, the Berger Report and inquiry as well as the Committee for an Independent Canada.

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This fonds was donated by Professor Robert Page, of the University of Calgary, Alberta.

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Box 1

"Commission Counsel Submissions" for the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, October 1976, as presented to Justice Thomas R. Berger, Commissioner

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1: Berger-Dene Nation - T. Hills "A Global View of Aboriginal Land Rights Problems" presented at Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry by Indian Brotherhood and Metis Association, April 1976

2: Berger-Dene Nation - A. Forrest "Pipelines and Land Claims: the Case of Alaska" presented by Indian Brotherhood and Metis Association at Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, April 1976

3: Berger-Dene Nation - John Saul "Nation and Nationalism in the Third World" presented by Indian Brotherhood and Metis Association at Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, April 1976

4: Berger-Dene Nation - George Manuel -evidence presented by Indian Brotherhood and Metis Association at Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, April 1976

5: Berger-Dene Nation - Simpson -on Third World Development at Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, May 1976

6: Berger - Foothills Pipe Lines -presentations to Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, October 1976 and April 1977

7: Mackenzie Valley Railway - 1972-77 -correspondence, proposals and clippings

8: R. Page - Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, Committee for an Independent Canada Paper, June 1974

9: National Energy Board and Mackenzie Valley Hearings - undated

10: Mackenzie Valley Hearings, February and April 1976

11: Mackenzie Valley Hearings, March 1977

12: Mackenzie Valley Hearings, April 1977

13: Mackenzie Valley Hearings, June 1977

14: York University - Work Group on Energy Policy - Pipeline Delay, 1977

15: Pipeline correspondence, 1978

16: Northern Pipeline Act - February 1978 - Honourable Hugh Faulkner

17: Alaska Highway Gas Pipeline - Alaskan segment

18: Ontario Energy Board Hearings, 1975

19: Natural Gas Exports, 1980 - Pan Alberta - CIC and CARC

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1: Committee for an Independent Canada - correspondence, 1971

2: CIC - correspondence, 1972

3: CIC - correspondence, 1973

4: CIC - correspondence, 1974

5: CIC - correspondence, 1975

6: CIC - correspondence, 1976

7: CIC - correspondence, 1977

8: CIC - correspondence, 1978

9: CIC - correspondence, 1979

10: CIC - correspondence, 1980

11: CIC - correspondence, undated

12: The Independencer, 1978-1981 and Handbook for Local Committees

13: Correspondence with Donald Macdonald

14: Energy Probe briefs and correspondence

15: Energy/Environment correspondence 1977- 78

16: Report by J.E. Lee of Esso to the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, 1983

17: "Canadian Studies in 1970's" paper by R. Page

18: Miscellaneous reference material

19: Letters to the editor by R. Page

20: Public Petroleum Association of Canada

21: Public funding for public interest groups (P.I.G.'s)

22: Committee for Justice and Liberty (C.J.L.)

23: Committee for a New Constitution

24: Canada-U.S. Relations clippings, 1974

25: Canada-U.S. Relations clippings, 1975

26: Canada-U.S. Relations clippings, 1976

27: Canada-U.S. Relations clippings, undated & 1973 & 1978

28: Canada-U.S. Relations briefs and notes

29: Independence papers - Eric Kierans and Stephen Clarkson

30: National Energy Board Pre-hearings on Mackenzie Valley Pipeline - reports and clippings, 1975

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