Series GR-0919 - Commission on Provincial-Municipal Relations in British Columbia (1946)

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Commission on Provincial-Municipal Relations in British Columbia (1946)

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  • 1946-1947 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Commission on Provincial-Municipal Relations

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Originals, 50 cm

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Appointed by Order-in-Council no. 2421, February 16, 1946. Commissioner: Montreal barrister H. Carl Goldenberg. Reported on January 20, 1947. The Commission inquired into "the performance of municipal functions within the Province and the relations between the municipalities and the Province..." (O-in-C). The powers, functions and responsibilities of the various classes of municipalities, and the services provided within municipalities by the Province were examined. Also reviewed were municipal expenditures, revenues, debts and the current assessment and property tax systems.

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The commissioner, Montreal barrister H. Carl Goldenberg, was appointed to inquire into the performance of municipal functions and services in British Columbia as well as the relations between the municipalities and the provincial government. Commission records include Provincial Secretary file 145-23 which contains correspondence, vouchers and a copy of the Letters Patent appointing the commissioner, commission correspondence, transcripts of evidence presented, briefs, submissions, subject files, questionnaires on municipal finances and services and the report.

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Transferred from the Legislative Library, 1979.


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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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Accession number(s): GR-0919

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  • Box: GR0919-0001
  • Box: GR0919-0002
  • Box: GR0919-0003
  • Box: GR0919-0004