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No.: PR3509.0001
TITLE: Bud Squair series
CREATOR: Robert 'Bud' Squair
DATE RANGE: 1991-2007
EXTENT: 0.03 m of textual records
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Following the completion of a career in the RCMP Bud Squair became involved with the Reform Party of Canada, working as an organizer and fundraiser out of the Edmonton Southwest Reform Party, later Canadian Alliance, constituency office in 1991 acting as the president for two terms, treasurer for two terms, and as Editor of the constituency newsletter. He was also campaign manager for James Rajotte, a Conservative MP, in 1996 and ran to serve on the Canadian Alliance National Council in 2002. He is still active in the Conservative Party of Canada and is the Chief Financial Officer for the Edmonton Whitemud Wildrose Alliance constituency office. In addition to his political activities he is the current president of the Edmonton and District Historical Society (EDHS), and active in the Historical Society of Alberta (HAS), the Edmonton Historical Board, the City of Edmonton Naming Committee, the Historical Resources Review Panel, and is a long time member of the Kiwanis Club of Edmonton. He also assumed part ownership of Blanchett Neon in Edmonton after the death of his father-in-law George Blanchett in 1983. Bud Squair and his wife Betty reside in Edmonton. Squair is also an active member of Robertson-Wesley United Church.
CUSTODIAL HISTORY:Bud Squair deposited the records at the United Church of Canada Alberta and Northwest Conference Archives, located at the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 2007.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The fonds consists of a handbook, brief history, and other ephemera relating to St. Stephen's College (1990s) and records from Robertson-Wesley United Church including orders of service (1991, 2007); a copy of "Our Stories: Robertson Wesley United Church UCW" (2001); Gourmet Dinner programs and promotional material (2004-2007); and Annual Report and Annual Congregational Meeting minutes (2005-2006).
ASSOCIATED MATERIAL: Additional materials on Robert "Bud" Squair can be found at the Royal Alberta Museum under collection number H08.57 and the Robert "Bud" Squair fonds at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
GENERAL NOTE: Information in the Administrative History was sourced from the fonds and from the following websites: (Accessed March 24, 2011) (Accessed March 24, 2011) (Accessed March 24, 2011) (Accessed March 24, 2011) (Accessed March 24, 2011) (Accessed March 24, 2011) (Accessed March 24, 2011)
RELATED FONDS: PR3509 (Robertson-Wesley United Church fonds)

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