This series consists of records described with the following sub-series: GALA Civil Rights Committee; Alberta Human Rights Commission; Canadian Human Rights Commission; Civil Rights Case Files; Human Rights Policies; Issues; Political Party Positions; and Provincial/Canadian Legislation. Information is included on numerous issues around achieving equitable rights for Edmonton’s (and more broadly Alberta’s) gay community, and the series is extensive in the range of gay and lesbian civil and human rights detailed. The textual material includes correspondence, meeting documents, newsletters, briefs and prepared submissions and presentations, and many news clippings and published article references. The records are arranged as follows:
This series consists of the records of an array of organizations, and have been arranged in the following broad geographical sub-series: Organizations – Alberta; Alberta – Edmonton; Alberta - Calgary; British Columbia; Manitoba; Maritimes; Ontario; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Australia; Europe; and the U.S.A. Within these geographical headings, the files are arranged alphabetically by file title (this often being the title of the specific organization represented). The records consist primarily of published brochures or newsletters and an assortment of printed information including news clippings, articles, news releases, and general correspondence. While some files have a lot of information, others are skimpy in their content. However, the range of organizations represented in this series, and the span of years captured, provides valuable insight into the rich diversity of the LGBTQ community during this time period.
This series consists of brochures, correspondence, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, and reports relating to business and industrial activity in the Edmonton area. This series has been divided into the following subseries:
This series consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports relating to the operation of the Business Development Department and its predecessors, and their interaction with other City departments. This series has been divided into the following subseries:
This series consists of brochures, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports relating to the Business Development Department's and its predecessors' relationship with the Provincial and Federal government. This series has been divided into the following subseries:
This series consists of the EFCL’s administrative files, which include records of meetings, financial statements, office files, correspondence, and publications. All records pertaining to only the EFCL can be found in this series. The series is organized according to the file order as best recreated from the original found in the files. Copies of the 'Federation Forum' newsletters are also included under the publications sub-series.
This series consists of records from the Community Leagues that joined the EFCL. The EFCL collected documents from the Leagues for administrative and informational purposes. These documents include incorporation records, membership lists, administrative material, correspondence, and publications relevant to the individual leagues.
This series consists of material pertaining to committees and groups the EFCL was either the hosting organization, a member of, or gathered for information. This series best represents the EFCL’s mandate for community development and advocacy outside of their sports and programs.
This series consists of material related to all EFCL programs and events such as banquets, awards, and sports. It includes programmes, photographs and posters from the 17 annual figure skating shows that the EFCL presented from 1965 to 1981. These shows included performers from the skating programs offered by various community leagues, as well as guest performances by professional and semi-professional figure skaters.