Opening of the Downsview Headquarters for AES

4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto

October 25-31, 1971

Public Relations Committee Meets
Opening Ceremony October 29, 1971
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Wine and Cheese Reception after Opening Ceremony
Three-Day Scientific Symoposium
October 26-28, 1971

Symposium Banquet

Public Open House October 30-31, 1971

photo credit:  Most photos in this collection were taken by Norman Steinhaur, freelance photographer, who also worked for MSC (AES).  See Norman in this photo.

Opening Ceremony

pdf of Program for Opening Ceremony, October 29, 1971

Eight photos - please scroll down (some photos were published in Zephyr)

(1) Dignitaries gather for the Downsview building opening ceremony

(2)  Jack S. Davis

(3) J Reg H Noble (ADM) presents plaque to Hon. Jack S Davis (Minister of Environment)

(4) l to r (ten):  WH Robinson (public Works, Ontario at podium), Irving D Boigon (architect, behind post), Jack S Davis (Min. of Environment), Arthur Laing (Min. Public Works), James E Walker (MP), John Mason (UK), Jean Lupien (DM), ?, ? (side, mostly hidden), Rabbi Joseph Kelman.

(5) l to r:  Frank Benum, Jean Lupien (Deputy Minister), Hon. Jack S Davis (Minister of Environment)

(6) l to r (visible):  J Reg H Noble (ADM), Hon. Jack S Davis (Minister of Environment), Honourable Arthur Laing, Minister of Public Works.

(7) Raising the Canadian Flag


Go to:  Text Report of this Event (Atmosphere, Vol.10, No. 1 1972) (pdf)

Go to:  Newspaper Article by John Skinner, 23 July 1971 (reprinted with permission and credit to the Globe and Mail) (pdf)

Go to:  Historical Text Report with Construction Photos (Atmosphere, Vol. 8, No. 3 1970) (pdf)

Go to:  Event Reports (Zephyr, October 1971 and November 1971 (pdf)

See also:  History of Canadian Meteorology, Items published 1970 & 1972

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