R.G. Harvey

Robert G. (Bob) Harvey (1922–2014) immigrated to British Columbia from Scotland in 1948 and joined the Department of Public Works as a professional engineer. After several years in Nelson and Nanaimo, he held Regional Maintenance Engineer positions at New Westminster, where he was responsible for all provincial roads in the Skeena, Prince Rupert, Atlin, Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland districts, and later at Prince George. He moved to Victoria in 1967 and in 1976 became Deputy Minister of Highways and Public Works. Following his retirement in 1983, he began a second career as an author, publishing five books on the topic of transportation and politics in BC.