Prime Minister of Canada [multiple media]
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Prime Minister of Canada [multiple media]Hierarchical level:SeriesDate:1935-2008, predominant 2003-2006.Reference:R12583-26-0-EType of material:Textual material, Art, Photographs, Moving imagesFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:4517018
Record Information – DetailsSeries includes:17 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1935-2008, predominant 2003-2006.Place of creation:CanadaExtent:24.23 m of textual records .
25.24 GB of textual records.
449 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20 x 24 in. or smaller.
137 244 photographs (JPG, TIF and BMP).
6 reproductions : photomechanical prints.
2 DVD (18 min., 43 sec.).Language of material:EnglishScope and content:This series illustrates the activities of Paul Edgar Martin as the Prime Minister of Canada, as well as the activities of the staff of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), primarily from December 2003 to February 2006. The series documents the various aspects of the position of Prime Minister, from simple routine issues of protocol and administration, to the management of the most complex government affairs. The series includes information about managing PMO staff and the Prime Minister's official residence, the relationship between the PMO and the Privy Council Office (PCO), and the dynamics of a minority government. The series also documents the issues and events that marked Paul Martin's term as Prime Minister, such as the Gomery Commission and the sponsorship scandal, the 10-year Plan to Strengthen Health Care, the Kelowna Accord, the New Deal for Cities and Communities, the Maher Arar affair, same-sex marriage, the conflict in Darfour, and major international meetings (G8, APEC, Summits of the Americas) in which Paul Martin participated.
The series contains correspondence, briefing notes and briefing books, reference documents, speeches, databases, emails, electronic agendas, and photographs.Additional information:Conservation:The documents in this series are in good condition and do not require any conservation treatment.Arrangement note:The series is subdivided in fifteen (15) sub-series:
1- Communications and Correspondence of the Prime Minister's Office
2- Prime Minister's Speeches
3- Political Documents of the Prime Minister
4- Honours, Awards and Gifts Given to the Prime Minister
5- Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister
6- Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister
7- Manager of the Prime Minister's Official Residence
8- Cabinet Affairs Unit
9- Legislative Affairs Unit
10- Operations Unit
11- Parliamentary Affairs and Appointments Unit
12- Personal Assistant to the Prime Minister
13- Policy Unit
14- Office of the Principal Secretary
15- PhotographsRelated material:The Agenda, Scheduling and General Correspondence series includes the agendas, part of the Prime Minister's correspondence, requests for meetings, briefing books and files about events attended by Paul Martin, for the period of 2003-2006.
The Paul Martin Audio-Visual Records series includes interviews, scrums, speeches and press conferences for the entire 2003-2006 period. Transcripts are also available for many of these records.
The Liberal Party of Canada: Leadership and Election Campaigns series contains the sub-series 2004 Election Campaign and 2006 Election Campaign that documents these federal general elections.Source:Private
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