Chateau Laurier

Cathay House












































The following is an edit from the Document entitled
Ottawa Valley ASHRAE Chapter "50 Years of History"
compiled by Frank Bann et al., June 2000

Chapter Meeting minutes are missing for this year, therefore the following is extracted from George Carscallen's BOG Meeting minutes and is assumed to be correct:

The Chapter Meetings continued at the Cathay House through this Chapter year.

Program was tabled as following for the upcoming year:

October Meeting: Goodkey Weedmark, tour through Agriculture Building H.Q. (Sir John Carling Building) and talk on design of mechanical systems and mechanical problems during construction.

November Meeting: R. E. Crossey, re sound consideration and mechanical design of the National Centre for the Performing Arts. Local architects were invited to this meeting.

December Meeting: Christmas party.

January Meeting: Mike Fainstat of Combustion & Power Equipment Ltd., re gas conversion systems for coal fired boilers and possible tour of P.P.W. Cliff Street Central Heating Plant.

February Meeting: Norm Janisse of Johnson Controls; topic was "Building Pressure Control".

March Meeting: Dr. Sullivan, Chief of Atmospheric Control Dept. of Health & Welfare on Air Pollution.

April Meeting: Wilf Woodcock, President of Ontario Chapter covering refrigeration and ASHRAE manpower report.

May Meeting: Elections and reports. Technical committee members reports.

At May’s meeting the following slate of Officers were elected in by the members:
President - George McRae
Vice-President - George Carscallen
Secretary - Dave Minshall
Treasurer - Peter MacGowan
Board of Governors - Lou Bent, Rick Chiarelli, Charlie Hobbs

President John Kennedy turned over his office to the incoming president George McRae and thanked the executive for their assistance during the past year.



Key Dollar Value in this period

prime minister
Prime Minister
Lester B. Pearson
dollar coin
1 dollar CDN
0.92 dollar U.S.
governor general
Governor General
Roland Michener



Key Events in this period

Canada's centennial celebrations are launched by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
Lebreton Flats completely cleared for new housing
Frank Bann born
Ottawa Civic Centre opens at Lansdowne Park
2001: A Space Odyssey released, directed by Stanley Kubrick, written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke
Original six welcome six more:
Montreal Los Angeles
Toronto Minnesota
New York California
Boston Philadelphia
Chicago Pittsburgh
Detroit St. Louis
NHL players association recognized by the NHL as a bargaining Group for the players
Montreal Canadians win the Stanley Cup
May 5 Montreal 3 St. Louis 2 OT
May 7 Montreal 1 St. Louis 0 
May 9 St. Louis 3 Montreal 4 OT
May 11 St. Louis 2 Montreal 3