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Commission on South Park School Drawing Books (1905-1906)

  • GR-0741
  • Series
  • 1905-1906

Report. "The commissioner investigated matters pertaining to the action of the Board of Examiners, the Department of Education, and Miss Agnes Cameron, principal of South Park School, Victoria, in connection with drawing books submitted by pu...

British Columbia. Commission on South Park School Drawing Books (1905-1906)

Commission on Timber and Forestry, 1909

  • GR-0271
  • Series
  • 1905-1910

The series consists of records created by the Royal Commission on Timber and Forestry between 1905 and 1911. The records include transcripts of evidence, written submissions, abstract of evidence, reports, correspondence and other supporting mate...

British Columbia. Royal Commission of Inquiry on Timber and Forestry

Commission on Liquor Licences at Ladysmith (1907)

  • GR-0740
  • Series
  • 1907

Report and evidence.

British Columbia. Commission to Enquire into the Standing of the Liquor License Granted to James Hill, One of the Proprietors of the Cecil Hotel in the City of Ladysmith, and Into the Conduct of the License Commissioners for the City of Ladysmith or Any of Those in Connection with Said License

Supervisors of Assessors and Agencies files

  • GR-0879
  • Series
  • 1909

Files kept by R. Ross Napier in his capacity as Supervisor of Assessors and Government Agencies. Also contains files on special projects; Merville fire relief, Lang Bay, Britannia Beach flood relief, and investigations of Liquor Board and refugees...

British Columbia. Supervisor of Assessors and Agencies

Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners

  • GR-0784
  • Series
  • 1910

Commissioner Peter S. Lampman was appointed March 24, 1910 to inquire into the actions of the Victoria Police commissioners in response to allegations of corruption. The investigation centered on the actions of the Police Commissioners in regard ...

British Columbia. Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners (1910)

Fire Insurance Commission (1910)

  • GR-1220
  • Series
  • 1910

The commissioners, R.S. Lennie of Nelson, Day Hort MacDowell of Victoria and A.B. Erskine of Vancouver, were appointed to inquire generally into the business of fire insurance as carried on in the province of British Columbia. The records consist...

British Columbia. Fire Insurance Commission [1910]

Royal Commission on Taxation (1911)

  • GR-0786
  • Series
  • 1911-1912

The commissioners for this inquiry were Price Ellison, Minister of Finance (Chairman), Albert E. McPhillips, MLA, Charles H. Lugrin, Victoria journalist and lawyer and Vancouver businessman W.H. Malkin. The commissioners were appointed 14 Septemb...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Taxation (1911)

Commission on Agriculture, 1912

  • GR-0324
  • Series
  • 1912-1914

Proceedings, transcripts of evidence and statistical data.

British Columbia. Commission on Agriculture

Commission on Municipal Government, 1912

  • GR-0519
  • Series
  • 1912

Exhibits, transcripts of proceeding and correspondence.Cranbrook, Duncan, Fernie, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster, Penticton, Revelstoke, Rossland, Summerland, Vancouver, Vernon, Victoria.

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Municipal Government

Report

  • GR-2574
  • Series
  • 1912

Report of W.A. Macdonald, K.C., Commissioner. The Commissioner was appointed "to ascertain to what extent registration has been effected of subdivision of lands granted by the Crown since the passage of the Land Act Amendment Act, 1896, and ...

British Columbia. Commission on Land Registration (1912)

Commission on Labour (1912-1914)

  • GR-0684
  • Series
  • 1912-1914

Transcripts of proceedings (boxes 1-3) and correspondence, submissions and miscellaneous data (box 4).

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Labour

Royal Commission to inquire into the Administration of South Vancouver Municipality (1912)

  • GR-0787
  • Series
  • 1912-1913

The commissioner, Vancouver accountant Matthew Joseph Crehan, was appointed on 6 May 1912 to inquire into the affairs of the Municipality of South Vancouver. He investigated the administration of school affairs (purchasing of school sites, suppli...

British Columbia. Royal Commission to Inquire Into the Administration of South Vancouver Municipality (1912)

Commission on the Incorporation of the City of Alberni (1912)

  • GR-0788
  • Series
  • 1912

The commissioner, Thornton Fell, Victoria barrister and Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, was appointed 4 July 1912 to inquire into all matters concerning the proposed incorporation of the City of Alberni. Commission records consist of the origi...

British Columbia. Commission on the Incorporation of the City of Alberni (1912)

Royal Commission on Milk Supply in British Columbia (1912)

  • GR-0796
  • Series
  • 1912-1913

This commission was originally appointed in 1911; however, owing to the ill health of the chairman, Dr. C. P. Fagan, a new commission was issued on 24 June 1912 appointing Dr. A. P. Proctor (chairman), F.J. Coulthard of New Westminster and Chief V...

British Columbia. Royal Commission On Milk-supply in British Columbia

Commission on Vancouver General Hospital

  • GR-0785
  • Series
  • 1912

The commissioner, Robert W. Hannington, was appointed to inquire into the management and operation of the Vancouver General Hospital. The records include the original report and transcripts of evidence presented at the proceedings.

British Columbia. Royal Commission of Inquiry on Vancouver General Hospital

Commission on Land Registration (1912)

  • GR-0792
  • Series
  • 1912

The commissioner, William Alexander Macdonald, was appointed to determine to what extent registration of subdivisions of crown land had been effected since the passing of the Land Act Amendment Act, 1896. Records consist of original typewritten t...

British Columbia. Commission on Land Registration (1912)

Royal Commission Into All Matters Pertaining to the Doukhobor Sect in British Columbia (1912)

  • GR-0793
  • Series
  • 1912

Commissioner William Blakemore was appointed in August 1912 to enquire into the organization, habits, customs and practices of the Doukhobor communities in British Columbia. The records include Letters Patent appointing the commissioner (File 1,...

Royal Commission on Matters Relating to the Sect of Doukhobors in the Province of British Columbia (1912)

Commission on Nelson School Board (1913)

  • GR-0789
  • Series
  • 1913

The commissioner, Victoria County Court Judge, Peter S. Lampman was appointed to inquire into present and past Boards of school trustees of the City of Nelson and to investigate complaints against the principal of Nelson Public School, Robert Thom...

British Columbia. Commission Re Board of School Trustees of the City of Nelson [1913]

Royal Commission on the Incorporation of Courtenay, B.C. (1914)

  • GR-0790
  • Series
  • 1913-1914

The commissioner, Vancouver barrister, Herbert E.A. Robertson, was appointed 9 May 1914 to inquire into all matters regarding the incorporation of Courtenay, B.C. Commission records consist of a Provincial Secretary file on the incorporation of C...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on the Incorporation of Courtenay, B.C. (1914)

Commission on Claims Arising out of Riots on Vancouver Island

  • GR-0518
  • Series
  • 1913-1916

The series consists of an alphabetical index to the claims and a numerical list of claimants (1916); the claims submitted to the commission arranged in numerical order (1916); additional documents and Commissioner Gregory's notes relating to ...

British Columbia. Commission to Inquire into the Vancouver Island Riots, 1913-1914 [1916]

Royal Commission on Indian Affairs for the Province of British Columbia (1913-1916)

  • GR-0672
  • Series
  • 1913-1916

Correspondence inward from the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs transmitting interim and draft reports, progress reports, minutes of decision, and confidential report. The bulk of this record comprises a manuscript copy of the Commission's...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Royal Commission on Indian Affairs photograph albums

  • GR-3477
  • Series
  • 1913-1916

The series consists of three photograph albums created by the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs between 1913 and 1916. The albums may have been created as display or presentation albums for specific commissioners. Many of the photographs in the...

Royal Commission on Indian Affairs for the Province of British Columbia (1913-1916)

Commission of Inquiry Into the Affairs of Present and Past Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver (1913)

  • GR-0795
  • Series
  • 1913-1914

The commissioner, Vancouver barrister Henry Osborne Alexander, was appointed to investigate the actions of past and present Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver with regard to purchase and sale of school sites and school property, th...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Into the Affairs of Present and Past Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver (1913)

Royal Commission on Coal in British Columbia (1913)

  • GR-0794
  • Series
  • 1913-1914

The commissioner, Vancouver barrister William Ernest Burns, was appointed to investigate costs of coal production and transportation, costs to dealers in B.C. and outside B.C., costs to consumers inside B.C. and to consumers outside B.C., profits ...

British Columbia. Royal Commission re coal in British Columbia

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