Glen Taylor

TaylorInterviewee: Glen Taylor
Year: 2005
Location: Hinton
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Index: Family background; Father’s involvement in 1979 strikes in BC; Attempts to form retail union in Prince George; Working in tourist industry in Lake Louise; Working in Hinton pulp mill starting in 1987; Involvement with Health and Safety Committee; Stuggle to remove asbestos from Hinton pulp mill (including refusal to work and emergency Labour Board hearing); Community uses asbestos knowledge of workers for other buildings; International asbestos situation; Decision of Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) Local 855 to get involved in municipal politics; Election as City Councilor and then Mayor; Civic action through coalition; City project in Tanzania; Current stresses of rapid city growth