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Correspondence related to Mel Smith's Employment.

File consists of correspondence related to Mel Smith's employment as a part-time professor in History and Political Studies teaching on Canadian constitution at Trinity Western University, as well as an advisory and assistant to President Neil Snider on matters related to government trends and development that may affect the university. In addition, there is correspondence related to TWU Foundation Act where Mel Smith provided advising on the financial matter.

Mel Smith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-2003, 2007-2008, 2013

The fonds consists of both professional and personal documents relating to Mr. Smith’s career, and includes position papers, correspondence, briefing papers, news clippings, books, articles, and photographs.
Series within the fonds are:

  1. Internal Briefing Materials. -- [n.d.]
  2. British Columbia's Position on the Constitution. -- 1968-1991
  3. Positions of Other Governments on the Constitution. -- 1973-1983
  4. Native Affairs. -- 1850-1875; 1969; 1975-1996
  5. Other Policy Matters and Events. -- 1983-1994
  6. Daily Correspondence. -- 1977-1996; 2000
  7. Invitations. -- 1968-1989
  8. Name Tags. -- 1968-1989
  9. Newspaper Clippings. -- 1867; 1968; 1976; 1979-1982; 1997-2000
  10. Government Publications. -- 1967-2000
  11. Briefing Binders. -- 1969-1971, 1976-1987
  12. Adoption Act. -- 1968-1992
  13. Consultation Services for the Reform Party of Canada. -- 1938-1997
  14. Trinity Western University. -- 1985, 1988-2003, 2007-2008, 2013
  15. Constitutional and Administrative Law and Federal Provincial Coordinator. -- 1973-1976, 1978

Smith, Melvin Henry

OttawaWatch 103: David Sweet's new role.

Article synopsis: Discusses in brief the political life of Conservative MP David Sweet of Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale in Ontario and his former involvement with PromiseKeepers Canada and the Work Research Foundation, a Christian think tank. The article highlights how Sweet and Liberal MP David Kilgour are working together to bring various faith-based groups together in discussion around policy on Parliament Hill.

OttawaWatch 106: Gun shy politicos? Just asking.

Article synopsis: Discusses Agriculture Minister Chuck Strahl and the other, Darrel Reid, former chief of staff for the environment-cum-intergovernmental minister stances on their faith in political life.

OttawaWatch 114: Of budgets, books and balance.

Article synopsis: Discusses three topics, the first is the 2006 federal budget and fiscal conservatism. The second topic is the announcement of New Democratic Party MP Bill Blaikie retirement from politics. The last topic is of David Mainse, a statesperson in the charismatic Christian community visit to Ottawa.

OttawaWatch 117: Breaking up the old gang.

Article synopsis: Discusses three female politicians who a range of differing roles in the care and feeding of Canada's political balance, they included: Elizabeth May, Belinda Stronach and Diane Ablonczy.

OttawaWatch 119: Mouths and ears of sermons.

Article synopsis: Discusses former leader of the Green party Elizabeth May's sermon to the congregation of Wesley-Knox United Church in London, Ontario, in April 2007 as an example of faith-based communication gone awry.

OttawaWatch 124: Ron Dart parks his bicycle.

Article synopsis: Discusses religion-political ideology through an interaction with political science scholar, Ron Dart and his response to the editor to BC Christian News that suggested some of Christian proposals for outreach at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games were right winged. The article further discusses the religion-political ideology with Stephen Harper's attempts to enunciate his government

OttawaWatch 126: With all due respect.

Article synopsis: Discusses the announcement of MP Bill Graham for Toronto Centre resignation effective July 2007, where he spoke about the lack of civility in the House of Commons. The article also highlights Graham's contribution to Canadian politics.

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