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Early Sechelt

   Billingsley, Gary
    Brackett, Sophie
    Connor, Peggy
    Crowston, Doris

    Hammond, Dick
    Hemstreet, Margaret
    Lemieux, Robert
    MacLarty, Nancy
    McCrimmon, Phyllis
    Nelson, Cay
    Ono, Tommy and Ruby
    Parish, Tom
    Redman, Lee
    Robilliard, Dean
    Robilliard, Dorothy
    Sim, Bert
    Swan, Dr. Alan
    Swanson, Bea
    Sweeny, Isabel
    Thompson, Morgan
    Wigard, Roy

    Wood, Alan

Voices of Early Sechelt -- Interviews

Interview by Rosella Leslie.

Bert Sim

Nov. 13, 2006

Bert Sim was born in Zeballos, B.C. in 1940 and came to Sechelt with his parents in 1945. His father worked for the BC Power Commission and in Jim Parker's hardware store before starting his own business, Sim Electric. Albert worked for his father for eighteen months and then worked at the Port Mellon pulp mill before retiring in 2001. Albert reminisces about his school days in Sechelt and Gibsons and his childhood in Selma Park.

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