- 1981 (Creation)
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1 videocassette (13:27 min.) : VHS, col., stereo
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On April 1st, 1978, Pacific Vocational Institute (PVI) assumed its official status as an independent crown corporation. PVI was to function under one board of industrial representatives who would maintain direct financial control, planning and operation of the institution.
Appointed by cabinet, the following individuals were named to the board of governors:
Mr. Leslie R. Redford, Frank Redder, Don Fearey, Jake Wyman, Donald Doyle, E. A. Killough, T. Wyman Trineer, T. Stuart Mathieson, and Nadine Sherwin.
The PVI Board of Governors had three senior officers:
L.R. Redford 1978-1981
T.W. Trineer 1981-1984
F. Sondergaard 1985-1986
By 1983, the school registered about 23,000 students a year. Classes consisted of accounting, aviation, business administration, clerical, marketing, construction, building service, painting and decorating, food training, graphics, photography, industrial safety, instructor training, personal development, mechanical, piping, plumbing and gas, steel, welding, drafting, electrical, industrial electronics for electricians, industrial mathematics, non-destructive testing, and refrigeration.
Henry Justesen was the sole Principal of PVI, 1978-1986.
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PVI Sea Island Campus students and faculty act out a scene where they declare war against the government because of their dissatisfaction with the equipment and facilities on campus. Using old war planes, they fly to Victoria to protest.
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Playback of physical tape restricted for preservation reasons.
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Copyright: BCIT; expiry: 2032-01-01
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- some warping along bottom of video
- high pitched sound at various points
- yellow line along left side of image
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File size: 0.16 GB
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S. Holland, Archival Assistant, created 2019-02-08
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