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Commission Regarding Campaign Funds (1927)

  • GR-0872
  • Series
  • 1927

This commission resulted from a Dominion Royal Commission into customs matters which revealed that liquor interests had made large contributions to the campaign funds of both political parties in British Columbia. This matter was investigated fur...

British Columbia. Commission Regarding Campaign Funds (1927)

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)

Commission of Inquiry Pursuant to Order-In-Council, 1885

  • GR-0708
  • Series
  • 1979

The commissioner, Justice Peter D. Seaton of the Court of Appeal, was appointed to investigate an allegation by Provincial Court Judge Philip Govan that Deputy Attorney General Richard Vogel, or some unnamed person in the ministry of Attorney Gene...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Pursuant to Order-in-Council No.1885, July 5, 1979 [Vogel Inquiry]

Commission of Inquiry under the Fort George Election Inquiry Act (1917)

  • GR-0801
  • Series
  • 1917

The commissioner, Judge of the County Court of Atlin, Frederick McBain Young, was appointed by statute (BCS 1917, c. 20), on 19 May 1917 to investigate the conduct of the election and all persons concerned with it. This was in response to allegat...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry under the Fort George Election Inquiry Act (1917)

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 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)

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 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)