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  RD Primer: MCAWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The boundaries of the regional districts were, to a large extent, based on school district boundaries but with a number of compromises necessary to ensure that each had a reasonable tax base.
Regional districts are a mixture of federal and confederal.
Regional districts that bristle at the lack of direct power in comparison to municipalities are missing the point that regional districts are consensual creatures by design.
www.mcaws.gov.bc.ca /lgd/pol_research/rdprimer.html   (3171 words)

 Exploding Myths: Fraser Valley Regional District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Migration and the Fraser Valley Regional District, 1991 to 1996
While the Fraser Valley Regional District is often thought of as a popular destination for retirement, people in the pre-retirement (50 to 64) and retirement (65 plus) age groups are in the minority in terms of the net intra-provincial migration.
Figure 4 shows the age distribution of immigrants to the Fraser Valley Regional District and illustrates that, as with intra- and inter-provincial migrants, the number of external migrants was concentrated in the young adult age groups.
landcentre.ca /docs/explodingmyths/fraservall/fraservalleywords.html   (3376 words)

 Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada
With half the population of British Columbia living in or within easy driving distance of the Fraser Valley, the question of where to head in advance of the crowds is a challenging one.
Fraser Valley residents are just as keen on using these parks and trails as their neighbours in the GVRD.
To explore the rural farmlands and forests of the fertile Fraser Valley, travel outbound on the scenic route north of the historic Fraser River, returning westwards along the Trans Canada Highway 1 to Vancouver.
www.britishcolumbia.com /regions/towns?townID=3982   (1882 words)

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 HISTORY -- VALLEY REGION -- FRASER VALLEY GUIDE: Settlement by First Nations and recent development in the Fraser ...
Thus the Crown Colony of British Columbia was formally established at Derby.
In 1866 Vancouver Island and BC Mainlalnd united as the Crown Colony of British Columbia and the capitol of the Colony moved to Victoria.
By the turn of the century, the Valley was a strong producer of hay, oats, root vegetables and beef and dairy cattle.
www.fraservalleyguide.com /History.html   (2668 words)

 RCMP - British Columbia Aboriginal Policing: Community Profile > Upper Fraser Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The area is located on Sumas Mountain and is bordered to the north by the midpoint of the Fraser River, to the west by the Municipality of Abbotsford and to the south and east by the municipal boundaries of the Municipality of Abbotsford.
The Regional District of this area does not provide funding for the patrol.
It has been talked with the reserve that perhaps a district office could be set up once a week at the band office for other services that would involve Victim services.
www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca /bc/crops/aps/profiles/southwest/mission_full_e.htm   (2085 words)

 Canoeing & Kayaking - Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Grant Narrows Regional Park, at the south end of Pitt Lake, is the starting point for river exploration of a large, intertidal marsh that includes nearby Widgeon Creek.
The Greater Vancouver Regional District has set aside a large area of the marsh at the mouth of Widgeon Creek, where it flows into the Pitt River, as a wildlife reserve.
Kanaka Creek Regional Park in Maple Ridge is a long corridor of protected land that stretches almost 7 miles (11 km) inland from the Fraser River.
www.britishcolumbia.com /recreation?id=48   (3189 words)

 FVRD Regional Parks Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Our region is over 114,000 square kilometers in size and has an ever growing population of 225,000 residents.
The Fraser River and the Chilliwack/Vedder River are without a doubt one of the most significant fresh water fishing opportunities in British Columbia.
The Fraser Valley Regional District will establish, develop, and maintain a Regional Parks system that provides diversity of protected natural and cultural landscapes and which supports appropriate outdoor recreational activities to enhance the quality of life of its residents.
www.fvrd.com /FVRD/Services/Parks+and+Trails/parks_home/default.htm   (382 words)

 MAPLE RIDGE, BC, Canada -- Fraser Valley Guide: Albion, Hammond, Haney, Maple Ridge, Webster's Corners, Ruskin, ...
To the North are Alouette Lake and the Coast Mountains displaying the Golden Ears peaks of Mount Blanshard and to the east is Mission.
Many more Fraser Valley pictures may be found at See the Fraser Valley.
When the Europeans arrived at the confluence of the Stave and Fraser Rivers the steep shore on Ruskin side of the Stave River was cover with a magn...
www.fraservalleyguide.com /MapleRidge.html   (483 words)

 British Columbia Region Map: Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District — Thompson-Nicola Regional District | Canada ...
Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
You are in British Columbia (Canada), administrative region of level 1.
If you would like to recommend this British Columbia map page to a friend, or if you just want to send yourself a reminder, here is the easy way to do it.
www.maplandia.com /canada/british-columbia   (862 words)

Vancomycin susceptibility testing was performed on 305 clinical isolates of enterococci collected at random from all types of specimens from both inpatients and outpatients between February and May 1996 from 12 hospitals in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia.
Routine screening cultures are now being done for VRE in area hospitals on those patients who were recently admitted to health-care facilities outside the province of British Columbia.
The hospitals in the Fraser Valley are, as are many health care facilities across Canada, responding proactively to this threat by initiating ongoing surveillance for VRE in selected patients.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /publicat/ccdr-rmtc/96vol22/dr2218eb.html   (381 words)

 Fraser River
As one of the world's great rivers, the Fraser River has been, and always will be, integral to the economic, environmental, cultural and historical fabric of British Columbia.
The rich silt this river carries along its journey has been a prevailing force in driving the Fraser Valley's fertile farm and pasture lands - evidence of which can be found in the lush greenery and contented farm animals enroute.
It isn't until the Fraser meets the delta close to the Pacific Ocean that the current slows enough for the sediment to settle.
www.coastandmountains.bc.ca /page.cfm/9255   (371 words)

 Long-range transport of Asian dust to the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada
This late April 1998 event coincided with an episode of photochemical smog and reduced dispersion in the Lower Fraser Valley (LFV).
Filter samples in the region show a massive injection of crustal elements (Si, Fe, Al, and Ca) with concentrations of Si approximately double those previously recorded.
Mesoscale model simulations suggest that mineral dust was incorporated into the planetary boundary layer as a result of strong subsidence over the interior of southern British Columbia and Washington State which permitted interception of lower tropospheric elevated aerosol layers by surface-based mixing processes over mountainous terrain.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2001/2000JD900359.shtml   (406 words)

 Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada
Named after the original First Nations people of the region, the shishalh, the community is sustained by self-government, a communal lifestyle and wisdom of the elders.
The community of Wilson Creek south of Sechelt is a large rural and residential area, and the location of the regional airport and the Wilson Creek Campground.
In 1915, farms were established by pioneers such as W. Wakefield and Abe Mason, today West Sechelt has the second largest population within the District, and is the location of substantial new residential developments.
www.sechelt.com   (3900 words)

 Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
At its April 2, 2004 meeting the Corporate and Intergovernmental Committee considered proposals for a Regional Flag.
Discussion ensued regarding the three options for a regional flag that were designed by GVRD staff.
The 22ndt municipality, Abbotsford, is actually part of the Fraser Valley Regional District, but participates with the GVRD's Regional Parks board.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ca-bc-gv.html   (227 words)

 British Columbia Wildlife Watch - Lower Mainland Region (Fraser Valley Viewing Sites)
This Department of Fisheries and Oceans facility is the largest producer of Chum Salmon on the Fraser River, and in the spring of 1998 an estimated 9 million Chum fry were released.
Skagit Valley Provincial Park is located in the North Cascade Mountain Range 35 kilometres southeast of Hope, and approximately 150 kilometres east of Vancouver.
At least 199 bird species have been recorded for the park and a British Columbia Wildlife Watch bird checklist is available.
www3.telus.net /driftwood/fraser.htm   (5579 words)

 District 3 BC Lower Fraser Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
District Three Little League in British Columbia encompasses the Lower Fraser Valley.
Preparations are well underway, and District 3 wants to ensure this is the best it can possibly be.
Troy has dedicated countless hours as District Umpire Consultant, and has developed an umpire program throughout the leagues of District 3 which is second to none.
eteamz.active.com /District3BC/index.cfm   (658 words)

 FVRD FVRD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is located in British Columbia, Canada.
Visit the Hope and District Recreation pages for the latest activities, fitness programs, pool and facilities schedules.
2006 “A Dialogue on Homelessness and Affordable Housing in the Fraser Valley” Regional Forum was held at the University College of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack.
www.fvrd.bc.ca   (538 words)

 XPDNC - British Columbia Branch, Chapter, Local, Regional Labour Links
Represents administrative and professional employees of Simon Fraser University.
Represents over 1000 Technology Faculty and the technical and professional staff at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Represents employees of British Columbia Rapid Transit Co. Ltd.
www.xpdnc.com /links/locabc.html   (806 words)

 Local Government Act -- FRASER VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT AUTHORITY REGULATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
55/91, as amended, for the Central Fraser Valley Regional District;
is an authority of the Fraser Valley Regional District.
2 An authority granted to the Central Fraser Valley Regional District, the Dewdney-Alouette Regional District or the Regional District of Fraser-Cheam by order in council issued pursuant to section 799 of the Local Government Act is an authority of the Fraser Valley Regional District.
www.qp.gov.bc.ca /statreg/reg/L/LocalGovernment/561_95.htm   (165 words)

 Victoria Regional Transit System
Everything you need to know about using the Victoria Regional Transit System is on this Website.
Decisions about fares, routes and service levels are made by the Victoria Regional Transit Commission, based on information and planning provided by BC Transit.
For information on services offered by the Victoria Regional Transit System, use the pull-down menus on the blue menu bar above.
www.bctransit.com /regions/vic   (164 words)

 District of Maple Ridge - Our Community - Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Fraser Valley Regional Library system, established in 1930, was the first such library system in North America.
You can get a free library card at any FVRL branch, as long as you live in either the Fraser Valley or any area served by an InterLINK library.
You will need valid ID and proof of your current address to apply.
www.mapleridge.org /community/library/library.html   (302 words)

 City of Chilliwack
District Jehovah's Witness Convention - Jul 28, 2006
The City of Chilliwack, British Columbia is a community of approximately 70,000 people, located 100 kilometers east of the City of Vancouver.
This website provides information regarding the West Nile Virus and action being taken by the Fraser Health Authority and Fraser Valley Regional District in anticipation of the virus.
www.gov.chilliwack.bc.ca   (724 words)

 Fraser Valley Regional Library
Fraser Valley Regional Library is again proud to be present The Summer Reading Club and Teen Summer Reading Club.
Books for BC Babies - a province-wide literacy program, click for more info.
The Vancouver Whitecaps and Fraser Valley Regional Library invite you to take advantage of a special offer to FVRL Patrons.
www.fvrl.bc.ca   (105 words)

 Local Government Act -- FRASER VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT ADDITIONAL POWER TO CONTRACT REGULATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
1 The Fraser Valley Regional District is granted, to the extent permitted under section 799 of the Local Government Act, the power to enter into agreements for the acceptance, treatment and disposal of sewage to preserve trans-boundary ground water quality within the watershed of the Sumas River.
Copyright (c) 2005: Queen's Printer, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
www.qp.gov.bc.ca /statreg/reg/L/LocalGovernment/174_96.htm   (88 words)

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