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Commission on the Proposed Severance of Shaughnessy Heights from the Municipality of Point Grey (1914)

  • GR-0797
  • Series
  • 1914

The commissioner, Herbert W.R. Moore, was appointed to inquire into all matters connected with the proposed severance of Shaughnessy Heights from the municipality of Point Grey and the incorporation of Shaughnessy Heights as a separate municipalit...

British Columbia. Commission on the Proposed Severance of Shaughnessy Heights from the Municipality of Point Grey (1914)

Commission on the Provincial Gaol at Kamloops, 1898

  • GR-0477
  • Series
  • 1898

Typewritten report of Commissioner Albert Beck; correspondence; handwritten notes of evidence.

British Columbia. Commission on the Provincial Gaol at Kamloops, 1898

Commission on the Sale by Public Auction, 1909, of Suburban Lands in the New Westminster Land District (1916)

  • GR-0808
  • Series
  • 1916

The commissioner, Vancouver lawyer Robert Wilson Harris, was appointed 28 April 1916 to investigate the sale and all dealings, transfers, payments, etc. of certain suburban lands in Point Grey in district lots 139, 140, 176, 538, 540, 206, 217 and...

British Columbia. Commission on the Sale by Public Auction, 1909, of Suburban Lands in the New Westminster Land District (1916)

Commission on the Union Club, the Elks Club, Eureka Club, Chess Club, Playgoers Club and the Railway Porters Club

  • GR-0736
  • Series
  • 1901-1905

The series consists of the commission appointing Hugh Archibald Maclean to investigate the Eureka, Chess, Elks, Union, Playgoers and Railway Porters Clubs (1905), the Commissioner's report (1905), transcript of evidence (1905) and exhibits pr...

British Columbia. Commission on the Union Club, the Elks Club, Eureka Club, Chess Club, Playgoers Club and the Railway Porters Club

Commission to Consider, Investigate and Inquire Into the Matter Set Out in Section 58 of the Local Improvement Act (1920)

  • GR-0812
  • Series
  • 1920

Commissioner George E. Hancox was appointed to investigate inequalities in the taxation of property owners in connection with the paving of Kingsway, Vancouver. The records consist of the transcript of proceedings.

British Columbia. Commission to Consider, Investigate and Inquire Into the Matter Set Out in Section 58 of the Local Improvement Act (1920)

Commission to Enquire Into the Economic Conditions in the Several Areas under Irrigation Projects, 1927

  • GR-0314
  • Series
  • 1927

Submissions to the commission (4 vols.), final report (1 vol., 2 copies), exhibits (1 vol..). The enquiry examined the following areas: Glenmore Irrigation District, Grand Forks I.D., Heffley Creek I.D., Naramata I.D., Peachland I.D., Rutland I.D....

British Columbia. Commission to Enquire Into the Economic Conditions in the Several Areas under Irrigation Projects, 1927

Commission to Investigate Charges Made by John S. Cowper (1917)

  • GR-0810
  • Series
  • 1917

The commissioner, Supreme Court Justice Mr. Francis B. Gregory, was appointed 24 April 1917. This commission is commonly know as the Cowper Commission because of the charge made in the Legislative Assembly by member John S. Cowper alleging that f...

British Columbia. Commission to Investigate Charges Made by John S. Cowper (1917)

Commissioner Inquiry into the Coquihalla and related highway projects

  • GR-1736
  • Series
  • 1987

The series consists of the records created by the Commissioner Inquiry into Coquihalla highway construction costs in 1987. Douglas L. MacKay, a professional engineer, was appointed Commissioner through OIC 1546/1987 to compare the estimates and c...

British Columbia. Commissioner Inquiry into the Coquihalla and Related Highway Projects [1987]

Committee records

  • GR-0681
  • Series
  • 1976

Public submissions, minutes of meetings, questionnaires and working papers, Committee on Continuing and Community Education records. Chairman, Dr. Ron Faris.

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Committee on Continuing and Community Education

Correspondence

  • GR-0689
  • Series
  • 1919-1927

File (No. 011704) of correspondence, including the commissioners' report, re the Commission of inquiry under section 171 of the Water Act (1914) to investigate irrigation matters in the vicinity of Vernon involving the White Valley Irrigation...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Correspondence and reports from Department of Provincial Secretary

  • GR-1665
  • Series
  • 1887-1953

Miscellaneous correspondence and reports, many of which relate to investigations carried out under the Departmental Inquiries Act and the Public Inquiries Act. Such records relate to conditions in public institutions and activities of government ...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Deputy Minister subject files

  • GR-1299
  • Series
  • 1958-1970

Series consists of subject files of the Deputy Minister of the Department of Commercial Transport. Records relate to many different areas of the activities of department.This series includes miscellaneous subject files along with a large number o...

British Columbia

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]

Gasoline Pricing Commission records

  • GR-3062
  • Series
  • 1993-1996

This commission was established in May 1996 with Mark K. Jaccard as sole Commissioner. The records include, correspondence, submissions, research material, clippings, notes, and the report. The British Columbia Inquiry into Gasoline Pricing was...

British Columbia Inquiry into Gasoline Pricing

Health and Welfare Accounting Division correspondence

  • GR-0341
  • Series
  • 1945-1969

Correspondence pertaining to reciprocal agreements with other provinces respecting tuberculosis patients; statements of policy and procedure respecting various health facilities; correspondence and memos regarding accounts for various public inqui...

British Columbia. Dept. of Health and Welfare. Accounting Division

Indian Reserve Commission records

  • GR-0494
  • Series
  • 1876-1878

The records in this series consist of correspondence and reports inward to the Provincial Secretary from the Indian Reserve Commission (Alexander Caulfield Anderson, Dominion Commissioner, Archibald McKinlay, Provincial Commissioner, and Gilbert M...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Industrial Inquiry Commission on the Electrical and Plumbing Industries (1958)

  • GR-1332
  • Series
  • 1958

The commissioners, H. Carl Goldenberg (chairman), E.A. Jamieson and George A. Wilkinson, were appointed to inquire into the circumstances and merits of the disputes between various employers, employers' association, employees and unions engag...

British Columbia. Inquiry into the Circumstances and Merits of the Disputes Between Various Employers, Employers' Associations, Employees and Unions Engaged in the Plumbing and Pipe-fitting Industry and the Electrical Industry of the Province

Inquiry Into Safety of Loading Procedures Within the British Columbia Ferries

  • GR-2980
  • Series
  • 1980-1992

Records of the Commission.By order-in-council dated 20 August 1992 the Inquiry into Safety of Loading Procedures within the British Columbia Ferries was established to inquire into and report on the safety of loading procedures for vessels within ...

British Columbia. Inquiry Into Safety of Loading Procedures Used By British Columbia Ferries

Inquiry Into the Administration of Mount View High School

  • GR-0914
  • Series
  • 1943-1944

This Inquiry was established by OIC1096 8 July 1943; John Owen Wilson was appointed as sole Commissioner to inquire into the administration of Mount View High School (Saanich), particularly the methods of discipline and alleged excessive corporal ...

British Columbia. Inquiry Into the Administration of Mount View High School

Inquiry into Six Mile Ranch, Kamloops on the Lake Resort fonds

  • GR-3383
  • Series
  • 1996-1998

In addition to commissioner David Perry's report, the fonds consists of public submissions, studies, reports, memoranda and administrative records dealing with land use issues at Kamloops Lake including the proposed real estate development Si...

British Columbia. Inquiry into Six Mile Ranch, Kamloops on the Lake Resort

Inquiry into the Circumstances of Landslides at Whatshan

  • GR-0925
  • Series
  • 1953-1954

The series consists of argument of counsel, transcripts of evidence presented at the proceedings (1953-1954), exhibits (1953-1954), and Commissioner Clyne's original signed report with bound copy (1954). Although the BC Archives never receiv...

British Columbia. Inquiry into the Circumstances of Landslides at Whatshan

Inquiry on Mobile Homes in British Columbia

  • GR-0266
  • Series
  • 1975

Minutes of hearings (with a list of briefs presented at the hearings) in Kamloops, Cranbrook, Penticton, Kelowna, Chilliwack, Nelson, Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince George, Terrace, Surrey in 1975; report (printed); and briefs submitted to the Audain C...

British Columbia. Inquiry on Mobile Homes in British Columbia

Letterbooks and other material

  • GR-2043
  • Series
  • 1881-1948

Records of British Columbia Indian Agencies; letterbooks, letters inward, subject files, general administration files, agents' journals, constable's reports, agricultural and industrial statistics, correspondence re Royal Commission on I...

Canada. Department of Indian Affairs

Liquor Inquiry Commission (1969)

  • GR-0560
  • Series
  • 1969-1970

Established by OIC 278 on 31 January 1969 the commission was to reference the 1952 Liquor Inquiry Commission and then further review the laws governing the distribution, sale, and consumption of spiritous, vinous and malt liquors in British Columb...

British Columbia. Liquor Inquiry Commission

Milk Inquiry Commission (1928)

  • GR-0871
  • Series
  • 1929

The commissioners, Frederick Moore Clement (chairman), Dean of Agriculture, University of British Columbia (UBC), Dr. Hibbert Winslow Hill, Director of Laboratories UBC, and Vancouver barrister George Ernest Hancox, were appointed to inquire into ...

British Columbia. Milk Inquiry Commission, 1928

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