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  • Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia

    The Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia /lɛfˈtɛnənt/ is the viceregal representative in British Columbia of the Canadian monarch, King Charles III, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United K...

  • University of British Columbia

    The University of British Columbia , commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1908 as the McGill University College of British Columbia, the University became independent and adopted its current name in 1915. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in British Columbia and enrolls over 58,000 student...

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  • Pioneers of Canada - Ontario

    Pioneers of Canada - Ontario ===History=====Aboriginal Settlement===The first residents of Ontario arrived during the last ice age, approximately 10,000 years ago. As the ice retreated Ontario's paleo-Indian inhabitants moved into the northern region of the province. For many years Ontario's Aboriginal peoples probably lived by fishing and hunting; deer, elk, bear and beaver could be found in t...

  • Canadian Teachers

    Canadian Teachers= Pictured Right:- 1950 Canadian School Train. Pupils attend classes at Nemegos near Chapleau, Ontario Please add the profiles of Canadian teachers to this profile but please do not include any tutors. These should be added to Tutors Education in Canada is for the most part provided publicly, funded and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments.[16] Education is wi...

  • Pioneers of Canada

    WARNING: Geni users, please, do not create a version of this project in another language, any other language. The Geni project multilingual feature will cause project data to be lost. For the time being, just stay with the English (default) version. A solution is being worked on. Stay tuned. <<<= Pioneers of Canada =This project will act as an umbrella project for all province's pioneers.==The ...

  • Crinoline Cargo - The Bride Ship Girls

    Crinoline Cargo - The Bride Ship Girls=The arrival in 1862 of a ship full of single women eased the hearts of British Columbia’s lovesick bachelors — and lined the pockets of B.C.’s future premier.From a piece written by Terri Hunter — January 10, 2016“The girls are coming! The girls are coming! They'll be here any day!” So screamed the headlines of Victoria's British Colonist in September of 1...

  • Canadian Senators from British Columbia

    This is the master project for all Canadians, who have or currently hold the position of Senator from British Columbia in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All Canadian Senators are able to serve up and till the day that they turn 75, at which point they have to retire. They can retire from the job at any time before their 75th birthday.All members of the sub-projects should be added to the main Canadia...

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of British Columbia's Legislative Assembly.=Sources=* Official site * Assemblée législative de la Colombie-Britannique, Wikipédia

  • Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia

    Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia ====History=====Aboriginal Settlement==The coasts and interior valleys of British Columbia were first occupied sometime after the last Ice Age. Occupation of some sites in BC has been confirmed by carbon dating at about 6,000–8,000 years ago. The people of the Northwest Coast lived in autonomous villages of 200 to 1,000 people and had access to a particular...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the presiding officer of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly.==The office of Speaker in British Columbia==The Speaker is elected by the Members of the Legislative Assembly ("MLAs") by means of a secret ballot at the commencement of a new parliament, or on the death or retirement of the previous Speaker. Cabinet Ministers are t...

  • Members of the Canadian House of Commons from British Columbia

    This is the sub-project for all Canadians with a district in British Columbia, who have or currently hold the position of MP (Member of Parliament) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.All members of this sub-project should be added to the master project as well.

  • Order of the Dogwood

    The Order of the Dogwood was the province of British Columbia's highest civilian honour for public service from 1966 to 1989. Only thirteen individuals were ever granted the honour.

  • Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (British Columbia Section)

    Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (British Columbia Section) ===Founding==The party was formed in 1933 as the British Columbia section of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) by a coalition of the Socialist Party of Canada (BC), the League for Social Reconstruction, and affiliated organizations. In August 1933, the latter two organizations merged to become the Associated CCF Clubs....

  • Vancouver Community College

    Vancouver Community College ( VCC ) is a public community college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1965, it is the largest and oldest community college in British Columbia, with over 140 certificate and diploma programs. VCC has two campuses, Broadway and Downtown, both located in the city of Vancouver.The college accommodates 26,000 students each year from a variety of nation...

  • Selkirk College

    Selkirk College is a community college in British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1966, it was the first regional community college in British Columbia. The college offers over 60 programs. Selkirk has grown into one of the largest organizations in the West Kootenay and Boundary regions of south eastern British Columbia. Each year, the college is responsible for over $75 million in economic activi...

  • Okanagan College

    Okanagan College is a public, post-secondary institution with over 120 certificates, diplomas, degrees and programs including apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship trades programs. Its largest campus is located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1963, Okanagan College has since grown to be the largest college in British Columbia outside the Lower Mainland and Victoria with ove...

  • Northwest Community College

    Northwest Community College ( NWCC ) is a post-secondary educational institution that serves the residents of northwest British Columbia. NWCC was established in Terrace in 1975.==Aboriginal==The NWCC, through its First Nations Council, has entered into a relationship with the Nisga'a Wilp Wilxo'oskwhl Nisga'a (“Nisga'a House of Learning”) to promote and enable resident of the Nass Valley regio...

  • Northern Lights College

    Northern Lights College is an institution that provides post-secondary education to residents of Northern British Columbia. It currently has campuses and access centres in eight communities across the northern third of British Columbia, with Regional Administration located on the Dawson Creek campus. NLC has a working agreement with the University of Northern British Columbia. The college Presi...

  • North Island College

    North Island College ( NIC ) is a community college located primarily on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. College facilities include four campuses and three centres serving a population of 155,000 and a geographic region of 80,000 square kilometers.The largest campus is in the Comox Valley, at 2300 Ryan Road in Courtenay, but there are also campuses in Campbell River, Port Alberni, a...

  • Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

    Nicola Valley Institute of Technology ( NVIT ) is British Columbia's Aboriginal public post-secondary institute in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada. It started in 1983.==History==NVIT is British Columbia's Aboriginal public post-secondary institute. NVIT was formed as a private institute in 1983 by the First Nations bands of Coldwater, Nooaitch, Shackan, Upper Nicola and Lower Nicola. NVIT was...

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