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Royal Commission on Electoral Representation (1982)

  • GR-1322
  • Series
  • 1982

The commissioner, Derril T. Warren, was appointed to inquire into the need-if-any for amendment of the Constitution Act to ensure fair representation in the Legislative Assembly for all of the people of British Columbia. The unit consists of brie...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Electoral Representation (1982)

Royal Commission on Health and Accident Insurance Associations Operations in British Columbia (1944)

  • GR-0917
  • Series
  • 1944-1947

The commissioner, Vancouver barrister and solicitor, John Alexander Grimmett, was appointed to inquire into the operation and administration of societies which operate in B.C. under the provisions of the Societies Act and offer benefits or service...

British Columbia. Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire into Health and Accident Insurance Associations Operating in the Province of British Columbia

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)

Royal Commission on Mental Hygiene (1925)

  • GR-0865
  • Series
  • 1925-1928

The Commissioners were appointed December 30, 1925 to study the problem of the increasing numbers of persons maintained in the Provincial Mental hospitals. The records include correspondence, material gathered in the research process, reports to ...

Royal Commission on Mental Hygiene

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

Royal Commission on Municipal Taxation (1933)

  • GR-0802
  • Series
  • 1933-1934

The commissioners, judge of the County Court of Vancouver, Andrew M. Harper (chairman) and Alexander McDonald Paterson, Reeve of Delta Municipality, were appointed on 22 May 1933. They were charged with investigating all matters relating to munic...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Municipal Taxation (1933)

Royal Commission on State Health Insurance and Maternity Benefits

  • GR-0707
  • Series
  • 1929-1932

Records of the Royal Commission appointed in 1929 to study the question of health insurance and maternity benefits. Includes correspondence, proceedings, and reports of the commission and submissions to the Commission.

British Columbia. Royal Commission on State Health Insurance and Maternity Benefits

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)

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)

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)

Social Housing Inquiry records

  • GR-1698
  • Series
  • 1986

The Commissioners, James C. Cosh (Chair), Shelley Tratch and James Cutt, were appointed on 27 March 1986 to inquire into the provision, management and administration of social housing in British Columbia. This unit consists of the Commissioners&#...

British Columbia. Inquiry Into Social Housing for British Columbia

Station Square Development, Burnaby, B.C. inquiry records

  • GR-1909
  • Series
  • 1988

Investigation into the collapse of the Save-On Foods and Drugs building in Burnaby by Dan J. Closkey, Commissioner. Includes reports, transcripts of proceedings, submissions and briefs, exhibits, secretary's files, and reference material. 1...

British Columbia. Commissioner Inquiry. Station Square Development, Burnaby, British Columbia [1988]

Submission to Commission on Forest Resources, 1943

  • GR-0181
  • Series
  • 1945

The series consists of two copies of a three volume submission to the Royal Commission on Forestry by the Bureau of Economics and Statistics. It includes a statement showing the amount of timber held under all types of tenure, by individuals and ...

British Columbia. Bureau of Economics and Statistics

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

Task Force records

  • GR-0682
  • Series
  • 1974

Task Force on the Community College records. Public submissions, agenda and working papers. (Chairperson, Hazel L'Estrange.) (Brief in tape form by Malaspina College faculty transferred to Aural History Division, tape no. 3554-1.)

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Task Force on the Community College

Task Force to Review Labour Laws submissions

  • GR-1563
  • Series
  • 1973

Submissions to the 3 member Task Force to Review Labour Laws (Noel Hall, James Matkin and D.E. McTaggart)

British Columbia. Task Force to Review Labour Laws, 1973

Vancouver City Police Force Inquiry

  • GR-0735
  • Series
  • 1955-1956

The series consists of the Commission Secretary's minutes and list of exhibits (1955-1956); a letter to the Attorney-General's office (1955); an unsigned memorandum; the interim report (1955) and the final report (1956) by Commissioner R...

British Columbia. Vancouver City Police Force Inquiry

Various reports from Department of Municipal Affairs

  • GR-0395
  • Series
  • 1936-1954

Report of the Board of Arbitration established under the Residence and Responsibility Act (1936), including correspondence of the Board pertaining to cases arbitrated; report of the Commission of Inquiry into Educational Financing (Cameron Report,...

British Columbia. Dept. of Municipal Affairs. Office of the Minister

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