Fonds 2002 022 A ; 2007 033 A - Shaw Cable (Nanaimo) video collection

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Shaw Cable (Nanaimo) video collection

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    CA NCAI 2002 022 A ; 2007 033 A

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    • [ca. 1970-2005] (Creation)
      Shaw Cable (Nanaimo)

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    580 videocassettes

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    Shaw Cable (Nanaimo) is part of Shaw Communications Incorporated, a Canadian company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, high-speed internet, digital phone, telecommunications services and satellite direct-to-home services throughout Western Canada.;Shaw Cable began operations in Nanaimo in 1984, taking over from Cable West TV Ltd. Shaw produces shows locally for broadcast on a community access channel.

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    Collection consists of videocassette recordings of various Shaw Cable Channel 4 programmes including: Plugged In, Cafe Canadian, Best of Island Country, On the Waterfront, Arts Now, The Advocates, Arts Digest, Battle of the Bands, Common Ground, DNE Comedy Show, Evening of Heart and Soul, Festival Cafe, Hour Town, In Conversation, Island Central, Island Originals, Off the Wall, Project Nanaimo, and Tidelines. Also includes considerable footage of the Marine Festival, parades, programme fillers, specials and many community, regional island events.

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        Copyright on all material is held by Shaw Cable. Written permission to copy any tapes or to remove them from the Archives for viewing must be obtained from Shaw Cable.

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        BCAUL control number: NCAI-285

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