Domass, Allen oral history interviews

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Date created: 
2014-01-20
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Fraser River Port Authority
New Westminster Harbour Commission
Queensborough
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Interviews conducted 20 Januaary and 14 April 2014

Allen Domaas, a New Westminster native, got his first job with the New Westminster Harbour Commission in 1973 after a conversation with the harbour master at the local grocery store. At the time, he was a student at University of British Columbia, but he dropped out and started work the following Monday. Domaas worked his way up and eventually became the President & CEO (harbour master) of the Fraser River Harbour Commission (Port Authority). In this second interview he shares his insights on the developments of the various ports, the fluctuations in port activity, technological changes and stakeholder interactions.

The Fraser River Harbour Commission became a Port Authority in 1998. In the interviews, Domaas uses Harbour Commission and Port Authority interchangeably.

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English
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Interview with Allen Domaas, 20 Jan 2014
Interview with Allen Domaas, 14 Apr 2014
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