Winnipeg in Focus is a database for archival descriptions and digital collections at the City of Winnipeg Archives.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Original digital objects not accessible

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Information Research Officer

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1960-1971

History

The Information Officer (Information Research Officer prior to 1967) was responsible for compiling, interpreting, and preparing written information for the use of the Chairman, Council, and Directors of the Metropolitan Corporation, and for explaining to the public the Corporation's aims, policies, and activities. This involved establishing good relations with and disseminating information to the press, radio, and television, and maintaining a library of informative material on municipal government, affairs of the Corporation, and other subjects of concern to the Corporation. The Information Officer was directly accountable to the Executive Director. The position was first held by Arthur Fletcher, during which time the position was called "Information Research Officer". Fletcher stepped down on November 11, 1966, leaving the position vacant for several months. On May 4, 1967, Council voted to appoint Allan S. Bready to the position and change its title to "Information Officer". Bready began on June 1 and remained in his position until Metro's dissolution in 1971.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.) (1960-1971)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Type of relationship

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.)

controls

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Dates of the relationship

1960-1971

Description of relationship

The Information Officer was a section of the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg's general government.

Access points area

Place access points

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

cowa

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2020-03-09 - Creation - Jarad Buckwold

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

Proposed Organization and Administrative Functions of the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg. City of Winnipeg Archives. Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg fonds (A2204 File 1).

Minutes of the Metropolitan Council, May 4, 1967. City of Winnipeg Archives. Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg fonds (Minute Number 67/607)

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related places