• Canada Flag Day Souvenir Book

      2015-01-15
      A souvenir book from Canada Flag Day, 9 June 1973, Stoney Creek. The book includes messages from the Mayor, Norman Curry and General Chairman, Robert A. Hodgson. The lyrics to a song "Canada" by Bobby Gimby and photograph are also included. There are several local businesses advertised.
    • Report From Ottawa, 23 February 1973

      O'Sullivan, Sean (2015-01-21)
      A report from Sean O'Sullivan for the 23rd of February 1973. His report remarks on the week at Parliament Hill. He provides a report for each week. He remarks on "Mr. Turner's latest budget" and the economic problems in Canada. He discusses taxes, old age pensions and he mentions tax change measures he recommends.
    • Report From Ottawa, 12 April 1973

      O'Sullivan, Sean (2015-01-21)
      This report describes a brief trip to the Yukon with two other M.P.'s (Erik Nielsen, Yukon; Stan Schellenberger, Alberta). The topics of a discussion included proposed gas pipeline and "Indian land claims". He ends his report with "The experience gives new meaning to that advertising slogan 'Canada: Stand together. Understand together.'"
    • Gala Performance on the occasion of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Programme

      Lund, Alan (2015-01-21)
      The programme from the Gala Performance on the occasion of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, 7 August 1973. The event took place in the Opera of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
    • Draft News Release - Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

      McQueen, Roderick (2015-01-21)
      A News Release draft to be sent to "100 newspapers, radio and television stations (virtually all those with offices within 20 miles of the Lakes), make them available to the Press Gallery, special interest groups, trade publication and Mayors etc. of Great Lake-side communities". The release discusses the need for an upgrade to "the 1972 Canada-U.S. Great Lakes Water Quality agreement". Within the document, O'Sullivan is quoted that the agreement "should be upgraded to become a treaty with the United States, so that after all the effort which has already been put into tyring to clean up the Great Lakes we the provision which provides for cancellation by either party giving twelve months (notice) to do so". The total report is 61 pages in length.
    • Sean O'Sullivan Campaign Election Brochure

      Hamilton-Wentworth P.C. Association (2015-01-22)
    • Letters - Correspondence with John Diefenbaker, 1968

      Diefenaker, John; O'Sullivan, Sean (2015-01-28)
      There is a telegram from John Diefenbaker congratulating Sean O'Sullivan on his recent election win as President of the Hamilton Young Progressive Conservatives. O'Sullivan was in Grade 11 at the time. The second correspondence is a reply from Sean O'Sullivan with appreciation to Diefenbaker for all his "encouragement and inspiration". The correspondence took place 19 March 1968 and 20 March 1968.
    • Letter - John Diefenbaker to Sean O'Sullivan, 17 November 1967

      Diefenbaker, John (2015-01-28)
      The letter mentions that Diefenbaker had just received a letter from O'Sullivan. Diefenbaker mentions that he will be leaving for New York where he will be honoured with the Shevchenko award at the World Conference of Free Ukrainians. He is being recognized for bringing world attention to the denial of freedom to Ukraine and to the Baltic States. He joins a list of past recipients that include: President Truman, President Eisenhower and Vice-President Humphrey.
    • Theatre Dedication - Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

      Gardner, Michelle L.; Mulroney, Brian (2015-01-28)
      Two letters, the first a letter from Michelle Gardner (Manager Development, Brock University) reflecting on the dedication evening for the Sean O'Sullivan Theatre. She includes a letter from Prime Minister Brian Mulroney who was unable to attend the dedication.
    • Resignation from Parliament, 1977

      O'Sullivan, Sean (2015-01-28)
      A letter of resignation from parliament. Sean O'Sullivan decided to resign from his MP position in parliament in 1977 to pursue religious studies and become a Catholic priest.
    • Sympathy Letter from Prime Minister

      Mulroney, Brian (2015-01-28)
      A letter from Prime Minister, Brian Mulroney, expressing sympathy to the parents of Father Sean O'Sullivan. Father Sean passed away in 1989 after battling leukemia, he was 37 years old.
    • Letter - Sean O'Sullivan to J. Diefenbaker, April 1968

      O'Sullivan, Sean (2015-01-28)
      The letter begins by thanking J. Diefenbaker for a personal note and other mementos. O'Sullivan then begins to discuss Trudeau and his popularity, he remarks "If he calls an early election, he will sweep the Country. Truly he is a phenomenon, thanks to the press of Canada. However, the press are a fickle lot and could easily turn their marriage to him into a divorce under the new rules he had Parliament pass." He also discusses his opinion of how the provinces will vote in an upcoming election.
    • Letter - Mrs. Olive Diefenbaker to Sean O'Sullivan, 6 December 1966

      Diefenbaker, Olive (2015-01-28)
      A handwritten letter from Olive Diefenbaker to Sean O'Sullivan, 6 December 1966. Mrs. Diefenbaker remarks about a phone call she received from a Hamiltonian who had met O'Sullivan at "the Convention" and had "'tried to help him over his disillusion"'. Mrs. Diefenbaker took offense to the comments and responded to the individual "I wouldn't worry about Sean. He is mature and wise, and will think his way through like the rest of us".
    • Convocation Program 1985 - Honorary Degree to Sean O'Sullivan

      Brock University (2015-01-28)
      A convocation program for June 1985. On 7 June 1985, Father Sean O'Sullivan gave the convocation address and was conferred an honorary degree.