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Commission of Inquiry Into Jericho Hill School

  • GR-3043
  • Series
  • 1966-1974

The commission was to inquire into the operation of Jericho Hill School for the deaf and blind; Ben Chud was appointed sole commissioner. Two administrative files and some background reports are available here. The final report is available at t...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Into Jericho Hill School

Commission on Automobile Insurance, 1966

  • GR-0667
  • Series
  • 1966-1967

Exhibits, transcripts of evidence, transcripts of arguments, newspaper clippings book, correspondence, subject files, studies, reports and written arguments.

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Automobile Insurance [1966]

Commission on British Columbia Railway, 1977. Originals, 1977-1978

  • GR-0500
  • Series
  • 1977-1978

Exhibits, interrogatories, general files, clippings, printed matter, indexes, guides and synopses. Use of this finding aid may be accompanied by use of the card index (BOXES 1-4) and guides and synopses (BOX 5) compiled by the staff of the Commis...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on the British Columbia Railway

Commission on Redefinition of Electoral Districts, 1965-1966

  • GR-0295
  • Series
  • 1965-1966

The series consists of records created by the Commission of Inquiry into Redefinition of Electoral Districts (1965), between 1965 and 1966. The records include transcripts of proceedings, exhibits, correspondence, general files and a report. The...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry into Redefinition of Electoral Districts (1965)

Inquiry into scaling at Shoal Island log sort as requested by The Honourable T.M. Waterland, Minister of Forests on behalf of the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council

  • GR-2050
  • Item
  • 17 Jun. 1985

The item consists of a photocopy of a report to the Hon. T. M. Waterland, Minister of Forests, from Donald T. Grant, R.P.F., Regional Manager, Vancouver Forest District, regarding charges by forest companies of inaccuracies in log scaling at the S...

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

Commission on Redefinition of Electoral Districts (1975)

  • GR-0290
  • Series
  • 1975

The series consists of records created by the Commission of Inquiry into Redefinition of Electoral Districts in 1975.Records include transcripts of proceedings, exhibits, correspondence and the final report.The series also includes recorded hearin...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry into Redefinition of Electoral Districts (July 21-Nov. 7, 1975)

Provincial Secretary executive records

  • GR-0285
  • Series
  • 1949-1975

The series consists of correspondence from various members of the Royal family expressing gratitude for arrangements made for them during visits to B.C. (1959 to 1971), certificates, reports of various royal commissions and commissions of inquiry,...

Office of the Deputy Provincial Secretary

Records with regard to Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway belt lands

  • GR-0791
  • Series
  • 1916

"A Commission... to enquire into certain claims respecting lands situated within the Esquimalt and Nanaimo railway land belt, and the present status of all lands excepted out of the said belt." Aso known as the Settlers' Rights Com...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Into Certain Claims Respecting Lands Situated Within the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Land Belt [1916]

Commission on Vocational, Technical, and Trades Training in British Columbia records

  • GR-0671
  • Series
  • 1976-1977

The series consists of records of the Commission on Vocational, Technical and Trades Training in British Columbia, created between 1976 and 1977. It includes exhibits, briefs and minutes of meetings. It also includes 49 audio tapes of proceeding...

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

Commission on Vocational, Technical, and Trades Training in British Columbia records

  • GR-0270
  • Series
  • 1976-1977

The series consists of records created by the Commission on Vocational, Technical and Trades Training in British Columbia, created between 1976 and 1977. The records include correspondence, reports, transcripts of hearings and working papers.

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

Inquiry on Mobile Homes in British Columbia

  • GR-0266
  • Series
  • 1975

The series consists of records created by the Inquiry on Mobile Homes in British Columbia (also known as the Audain Commission) in 1975. It includes minutes of hearings (with a list of briefs presented at the hearings) in Kamloops, Cranbrook, Pen...

British Columbia. Inquiry on Mobile Homes in British Columbia

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 (GR-0793...

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

Commission of Inquiry into Invasion of Privacy, 1966

  • GR-0685
  • Series
  • 1966-1967

Transcripts of proceedings, exhibits and correspondence. The Commission on Invasion of Privacy was established by OIC 3291 on November 10, 1966. The Lieutenant-Governor, George R. Pearkes appointed Rey Agler Sargent as the sole Commissioner of th...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry into Invasion of Privacy

Commission on Family and Children's Law, 1973

  • GR-0487
  • Series
  • 1973-1975

Minutes of meetings, resumes of public hearings, briefs, reports, working papers and correspondence. III Unified Family Court IV General Office Commission Files General Office Commission Files V. Artificial Insemination Files VI Ad...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Family and Children's Law

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]

Records of mineral claims

  • GR-0229
  • Series
  • 1898

The file consists of records created by the Department of the Interior in 1898. The file contains mineral claims in the Atlin District of British Columbia recorded under Yukon mining regulations.

Canada. Department of the Interior

Mining recorder records

  • GR-0228
  • Series
  • 1898-1938

The series consists of records created by the Atlin Lake Mining Recorder between 1898 and 1938. It includes re-recorded claims, counterfoil books and records issued by order of the Bennett-Atlin Commission, 1899.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Mining Recorder. Atlin Lake

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]

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

Records on the Pacific Great Eastern Railway

  • GR-0799
  • Series
  • 1914-1924

The commissioner, Justice of the County Court William A. Galliher, was appointed on 20 February 1924 in response to a resolution and subsequent petition to the Lieutenant Governor by delegates at a convention of the Provincial Party. The petition...

British Columbia. Commission on the Pacific Great Eastern Railway (1924)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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 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)

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