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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 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 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)

Commission on Vocational, Technical, and Trades Training (1976-1977)

  • GR-0671
  • Series
  • 1976-1977

Records of the Commission on Vocational, Technical and Trades Training. Exhibits, briefs and minutes of meetings. Tapes of proceedings at public hearings transferred to Aural History Division. (Tapes No. 3522 1 to 49). For further records see G...

British Columbia. Commission on Vocational, Technical and Trades Training in British Columbia [1976]

Commission on Vocational,Technical, and Trades Training, 1976

  • GR-0270
  • Series
  • 1976-1977

Correspondence, reports, transcripts of hearings and working papers. For further records see GR-0671.

British Columbia. Commission on Vocational, Technical and Trades Training in British Columbia [1976]

Commission on Welfare Institutions and Nursing Homes

  • GR-0911
  • Series
  • 1939

Commissioner George E. Hancox was appointed to investigate all matters concerning the conduct and operation of welfare institutions as defined by section 2 of the Welfare Institutions Licensing Act (BCS 78, 1937). This accession includes correspo...

British Columbia. Commission on Welfare Institutions and Nursing Homes [1939]

Commission on Workmen's Compensation (1949-1952)

  • GR-0384
  • Series
  • 1949-1952

Transcripts of proceedings, exhibits, correspondence and draft report.

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry relating to the Workmen's Compensation Act and Board [1949]

Commission on Workmen's Compensation (1962-1965)

  • GR-0562
  • Series
  • 1962-1965

Report, transcripts of proceedings (v.1235), exhibits (1-486) and supplementary exhibits, correspondence, subject files, and indexes and lists.

British Columbia. Commission of lnquiry, Workmen’s Compensation Act

Commission on the 1916 By-Election in Vancouver (1917)

  • GR-0811
  • Series
  • 1916-1917

The commissioners were Justice of the Court of Appeal Mr. William Alfred Galliher (Chairman) and Supreme court Justices Mr. Denis Murphy and Mr. William Alexander Macdonald. They were appointed by the Election Inquiry Act (BCS 1917, c 21) on 19 M...

British Columbia. Commission on the 1916 By-Election in Vancouver (1917)

Commission on the Allegations of John A. Gauthier (1927)

  • GR-0874
  • Series
  • 1923-1927

The commissioner, Supreme court Justice Mr. Aulay Morrison, was appointed to investigate allegations made by former liquor broker John Alphons Gauthier who imputed improper conduct to the Minister of Public Works, W.H. Sutherland, and alleged that...

British Columbia. Commission on the Allegations of John A. Gauthier

Commission on the Beban Mine Disaster (1937)

  • GR-0908
  • Series
  • 1937

The commissioner, Ridgeway R. Wilson, mining engineer, was appointed to investigate the flooding of the Beban Mine and Extension on 11 June 1937 and to determine if negligence on the part of mine officials or government inspectors had led to the f...

British Columbia. Commission on the Beban Mine Disaster (1937)

Commission on the Economic Conditions and Operations of the British Columbia Electric Railway Co. and Subsidiary Companies (1917)

  • GR-0809
  • Series
  • 1917

The commissioner, Adam Shortt, former federal civil service commissioner, was appointed 11 July 1917 to investigate the economic conditions and operations of the British Columbia Electric Railway Co. and its subsidiaries and also to investigate pu...

British Columbia. Commission on the Economic Conditions and Operations of the British Columbia Electric Railway Co. and Subsidiary Companies (1917)

Commission on the Explosion in B North Mine, Coal Creek (1915)

  • GR-0804
  • Series
  • 1915

The commissioner, Justice of the Peace John Stewart of Ladysmith, was appointed 13 March 1915 to inquire into causes of an explosion in this Kootenay district coal mine operated by the Crow's Nest Pass Company. Commission records consist of ...

British Columbia. Commission on the Explosion in B North Mine, Coal Creek (1915)

Commission on the Home of the Friendless (1937)

  • GR-0907
  • Series
  • 1937

Commissioner H. Irvine Bird was appointed to inquire into the administration of the Home of the Friendless which operated at Burnaby and West Summerland. The Home provided care for elderly and mentally retarded persons, among others. This access...

British Columbia. Royal Commission re the Home of the Friendless [1937]

Commission on the Hospital for the Insane at New Westminster (1901.)

  • GR-0731
  • Series
  • 1901

The Commissioner, C.K. Clarke, M.D. of the Rockwood Asylum for the Insane (Kingston, Ontario), was appointed to inquire into all matters connected with the general administration of the Hospital for the Insane at New Westminster. The records incl...

British Columbia. Commission on the Hospital for the Insane at New Westminster (1901)

Commission on the Incarceration of Female Offenders, 1977

  • GR-0381
  • Series
  • 1977-1978

Exhibits, transcripts of evidence, synopsis of evidence, subject files, correspondence and indexes.A copy of the published report is available in the library collection (NW 365.43 B7 1978).Boxes 1 to 3: Exhibits Boxes 4: Synopsis of Evidence, Tra...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on the Incarceration of Female Offenders [1977

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)

Commission on the Kelowna Police (1929)

  • GR-0903
  • Series
  • 1929-1930

The commissioner, Lindley Crease K.C., was appointed to inquire into accusations made by Provincial Police Constable Paul Corrigan of Kelowna Police and into accusations by members of the Kelowna Police against Corrigan. Commission records consis...

British Columbia. Commission on the Kelowna Police (1929)

Commission on the Labour Dispute at Burns and Company Limited (1937)

  • GR-0912
  • Series
  • 1937

The series consists of the records of the Commission of Inquiry held in 1937 under Judge J. Charles McIntosh, which investigated the labour dispute between Burns & Company of Vancouver and its employees.The records consist of correspondence an...

British Columbia. Commission on the Labour Dispute at Burns and Company Limited (1937)

Commission on the Milk Board (1954-1955)

  • GR-1426
  • Series
  • 1954-1955

The commissioner, Supreme Court Justice J.V. Clyne, was appointed to determine investigate the price paid to milk producers and any other matters concerning the production, marketing and distribution of milk in the province. The records consist of...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Milk [1954]

Commission on the Overseas Vote in Connection With the British Columbia Prohibition Act (1917)

  • GR-0870
  • Series
  • 1917

The commissioners, all Members of the Legislative Assembly, David Whiteside (chairman), F.A. Pauline, and C.F. Nelson, were appointed under the provisions of the Prohibition Overseas Vote Investigation Act (1917, c. 50) to investigate "all th...

British Columbia. Commission on the Overseas Vote in Connection With the British Columbia Prohibition Act (1917)

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