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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

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

Report

  • GR-2050
  • Series
  • 1978-1981 (1985)

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 Shoal Island Dry Land Sort facility, ne...

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

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 Charges Against A.R. Green, 1899

  • GR-0688
  • Series
  • 1899

Record of proceedings.

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry to investigate certain charges made against A. R. Green by James J. Currie, respecting the conduct of the said A. R. Green while in the employment of the Inspector of Dykes

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)

Royal Commission Re Albert Richard Baker, Chairman of the Game Conservation Board (1921)

  • GR-0800
  • Series
  • 1921-1922

The commissioner, Vancouver police magistrate Henry Curtis Shaw, was appointed 21 November 1921 to investigate allegations of malpractice against Albert R. Baker as chairman of the Game Conservation Board and also eighteen specific charges preferr...

British Columbia. Royal Commission Re Albert Richard Baker, Chairman of the Game Conservation Board

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 Into All Matters Affecting the Value of Lands of the Former Songhees Reserve Apportioned to the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway and the Canadian Northern Railway (1914)

  • GR-0803
  • Series
  • 1914

The commissioner, Judge of the County Court of New Westminster, Frederick W. Howay, was appointed 6 January 1914 to investigate all matters concerning the value of two parcels of former Songhees land which had been apportioned to the Esquimalt Nan...

British Columbia. Commission Into All Matters Affecting the Values of Lands Forming Part of the Former Songhees Reserve and Apportioned to the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway and the Canadian Northern Railway [1914]

Commission of Inquiry Into the Accident in the Number One Slope of South Wellington Coal Mines (1915)

  • GR-0805
  • Series
  • 1915

The commissioner, Supreme Court Justice Mr. Denis Murphy, was appointed 29 May 1915, to inquire into the February 1915 accident in the South Wellington mine which resulted in the deaths of nineteen miners. He was also directed to investigate the ...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Into the Accident in the Number One Slope of South Wellington Coal Mines (1915)

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)

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 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)

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

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 on Allegations of Frank Carlow (1927)

  • GR-0873
  • Series
  • 1927

The commissioner, Supreme Court Justice Mr. Aulay Morrison, was appointed to investigate allegations made by liquor agent Frank Robert Carlow that public business had been improperly transacted by the government of British Columbia and that the go...

British Columbia. Commission on Allegations of Frank Carlow (1927)

Commission on Saanich Secession (1928)

  • GR-0875
  • Series
  • 1928-1929

Commissioner Judge Peter S, Lampman was appointed to investigate complaints the taxation of rural properties in Saanich. Records of the commission include transcripts of proceedings of hearings, exhibits and the report.

British Columbia. Royal Commission re Saanich Secession

Commission on Projectionists and Kinematographs (1927)

  • GR-0909
  • Series
  • 1927

The commissioner, James M. Coady, a Vancouver barrister, was appointed to investigate motion picture theatre projection rooms and procedures. In the interest of public safety, he was to address such issues as the number of projectionists in a mult...

British Columbia. Royal Commission re Projectionists and Kinematographs

Commission on Natural Products Marketing (British Columbia) Act (1941)

  • GR-0913
  • Series
  • 1941-1943

The commissioner, Vancouver County Court judge, Andrew M. Harper, was appointed to inquire into the operation and administration of marketing boards and their agencies, established under section 4 of the Natural Products Marketing (British Columbi...

Natural Products Marketing Act Commission

Public Inquiry Into Matters Concerning the Conduct of the Business of the City of Port Alberni (1950)

  • GR-0923
  • Series
  • 1950

The commissioner of this inquiry was Benjamin C. Bracewell, Deputy Minister and Inspector of Municipalities. This inquiry was convened under section 510 of the Municipal Act to determine if the municipal government of the city of Port Alberni was...

British Columbia. Public Inquiry Into Matters Concerning the Conduct of the Business of the City of Port Alberni (1950)

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

Royal Commission on Education (1987-1988)

  • GR-1917
  • Series
  • 1987-1988

The Royal Commission on Education was initiated on 14 March 1987 "to inquire into and report on education in the Province from kindergarten through grade 12." Barry M. Sullivan, Q.C. was appointed commissioner. He worked with an adminis...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Education (1987-1988)

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

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