Mr. Chairman, I am rising briefly to support the representation by the hon. member for New Westminster that every effort be made to make certain that historic films be preserved in the future and are not subject to fire and destruction as has been the situation in a few cases in the past.
On behalf of a good many women in my riding who are associated with groups such as the women's institute and the parent-teachers association I should like to express their appreciation of the work done by the National Film Board in constituencies such as the one I have the honour to represent. There are many very small and sometimes isolated communities which have received very good service from the National Film Board. One of the best supporters of the National Film Board has been one of the finest national film councils of rural Canada, that of Kootenay West. I have been asked by these people to
March 15. 1968
Supply-Secretary of State express to the minister their appreciation of the good work done by the National Film Board in the area I represent.
Topic: NATIONAL FILM BOARD