Series GR-3794 - Agricultural Land Commission committees

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Agricultural Land Commission committees

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  • 1997-2006 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Provincial Agricultural Land Commission

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88 cm of textual records

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The Provincial Land Commission or British Columbia Land Commission was established by Bill 42 (Land Commission Act), proclaimed on May 18, 1973. First major amendments and revisions to the Act occurred 8 September 1977 and culminated in the Agricultural Land Commission Act on 20 January 1978. The name was changed to Provincial Agricultural Land Commission.

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The series contains the records of various committees in which the Agricultural Land Commission participated for the purpose of documenting their role in the protection of agricultural lands in British Columbia. These committees include:

Greater Vancouver Regional District Technical Advisory Committee
Greater Vancouver Regional District Habitat Task Group
Greater Vancouver Regional District Technical Advisory Committee on Housing
Langley Agriculture Advisory Committee
Surrey Agriculture Advisory Committee

The records include minutes, meeting agendas, correspondence, annual reports on the Livable Region Strategic Plan and other informational documents referred to in meetings, such as copies of bylaws, statistical reports, zoning maps etc.

Topics covered by these committees include public transit, residential growth, livability, affordability, regional development, homelessness, economic development, municipal law enforcement, social planning inventory, housing, commercial real estate, growth management, sustainability, biodiversity conservation, childcare, industrialization, agriculture and habitat lands, zoning, farming practices, agri-tourism and protection of agricultural lands.

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Transferred from Agricultural Land Commission in 2019.


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Accession number(s): 95-4673

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