Minutes from January 14, 1891 (Special Meeting)

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  • Council met with Mr. Imrie Bell to discuss the proposed graving dock (drydock)
  • Bank of BC confirmed that the investors were good for the amount required
  • Mr. Bell agreed that after the completion of the project no Chinese workers would be employed.  (The Vancouver Labour Council had also requested to Council that no Chinese labour be employed during the building of the project, either, but they did not gain that point.)
  • Mr. Bell also told Council he would strongly recommend to his Company that Council have a representative on the Board of Directors

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