RBCM Archives

Series GR-1109 - Fish and game records

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Fish and game records

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GR-1109

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  • 1948-1963 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Fish and Game Branch

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3.6 m of textual records with maps intermingled

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British Columbia. Fish and Game Branch (1934-1966)

Biographical history

The Game Commission was established in 1934 and constituted by legislative authority in the following year, replacing the Provincial Game Commissioner. It reported to the Legislative Assembly through the Dept. of the Attorney-General. On April 1, 1957 the Game Commission under the Dept. of the Attorney-General name was changed to the Fish and Game Branch of the Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. In 1966 the Fish and Game Branch changed its name to Fish and Wildlife Branch.

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Scope and content

The series consists of records created by the Game Commission (1948-1957) and the Fish and Game Branch (1957-1962). The series contains subject files relating to wildlife management, private shooting areas, game fish culture, river and stream pollution and obstructions, water licences, and parks.

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Transferred to PABC from the Fish and Wildlife Branch, Ministry of the Environment, 1981.

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These records are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other acts and access may be restricted. Please contact the BC Archives to determine the access status of these records.

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Associated materials

For related records, see GR-1027 and GR-1114.

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Accession number(s): G81-110

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