Reeks 2 - Citizens Action Centre

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Citizens Action Centre

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  • Tekst document
  • Kartografisch materiaal
  • Grafisch materiaal
  • Graphic material - photograph
  • Object

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  • 1971 - 2006 (Vervaardig)
    Citizens Action Centre

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1.6 m of textual records and other material

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Institutionele geschiedenis

The Citizens Action Centre was established in 1980 under the Public Relations Department and became an independent entity in 1982 when the Public Relations Department was dissolved and its functions split between the new Corporate Communications Department and the independent Citizens Action Centre. Around 1984 or 1985 the Citizens Action Centre became a unit under the Corporate Communications section of the City Manager's Office. This arrangement lasted until 1997, when the City '97 reorganization moved both functions to the Corporate Services Department. This relationship lasted until at least 2007. In 2008 the Citizens Action Centre was dissolved and its function absorbed by the new 311 Call Centre, operated by Corporate Services.

The Citizens Action Centre provided a place for residents to contact if they could not find the correct department to speak with, or who were unsatisfied with the response they received from City staff. It soon evolved to become the first point of contact for most citizens.

The Chief Officer of the Citizen's Action Centre was Bette Loree, who ensured that a great deal of material pertaining to events in Edmonton was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives, including an extensive collection of posters which the Citizens Action Centre presumably received as promotional material to display at City Hall.

Geschiedenis beheer

Bereik en inhoud

This series contains records collected and created by the Citizens Action Centre. The material was mostly used to provide information to the public, though some material also reflects special projects undertaken by the unit, such as their involvement in the 1987 tornado response, Klondike Days, and the 8th IAAF World Championships in Athletics held in Edmonton in 2001. The material has been divided into the following subseries:

  • Subseries 2.1 Administration (including EA-803)
  • Subseries 2.2 Information resources for citizens
  • Subseries 2.3 Poster collection
  • Subseries 2.4 Reports


Materiële staat

Directe bron van verwerving

This material was transferred to the Archives by the Citizen Action Centre between 1985 and 2018.


The photographs were assigned item numbers the prefix EA-803.
Some reports were assigned item numbers with the prefix GP.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

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Some files are restricted under FOIP.

Termen voor gebruik, reproductie en publicatie.

Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.


File list available online.

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Related materials


Further accruals are expected.

Algemene aantekening

Accession numbers: A85-96, A87-166, A88-112, A89-20, A89-85, A92-78, A93-49, A94-64, A95-116, A96-19, A96-92, A96-182, A96-205, A98-84, A99-7, A2000-47, A2001-86, A2001-119, A2003-41, A2005-74, A2006-7, A2009-30, A2009-34, A2010-92, A2018-147

Fysieke beschrijving

This series also includes 267 posters, 1 cartographic material (EAM-484), 2 flags, 13 photographs (EA-803), and 2 negatives.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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