Interview with Rosemary Goodwin

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Title

Interview with Rosemary Goodwin

Description

Rosemary Goodwin is the wife of the late Don Goodwin, a CBC broadcaster and Canada Games founder. The pair retired in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, where Rosemary is a key member of the NOTL Tennis Club, and an advocate for sport and recreation within the community. In this interview, Rosemary details Don's many achievements in Canadian sport, his involvement in the creation of the Canada Games in 1967, the public reaction to the Canada Games, and general attitudes towards the role of sport & exercise in Canada during the 1960s and 70s.

Subject

The Canada Games Founders
Sport & Recreation in Canada
Organizing the Canada Games
Sport History
Government Relations
Technology Industry / post-industrialization
Built Legacy

Date

2020-08-25

Format

video

Language

English

Identifier

CGOH-003

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Goodwin, Rosemary

Location

Recorded over Microsoft Teams in St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada) , Grimsby (Ontario, Canada) and Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ontario, Canada).

Temporal Coverage

1967
1969
1960s

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Ontario -- Toronto
Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara
Canada -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax
Canada --Quebec -- Quebec City

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Duration

00:52:37

Interview Keyword

Niagara
Sports
Athletes
CBC
Community
Government
Impact


Citation

“Interview with Rosemary Goodwin,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed August 10, 2022, https://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/36.