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  British Columbia - Gurupedia
As of 2001, the population was 3,907,738 (British Columbians).
British Columbia is on the extreme west of Canada, on the Pacific coast.
The southern border of British Columbia was established by the 1846 Oregon Treaty.
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 Wikinfo | British Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
As of 2001, the population was 4,095,934 (British Columbians).
British Columbia is located on the extreme west of Canada, on the Pacific coast.
British Columbia is renowned for its spectacular scenery which forms the backdrop and context for a growing outdoor adventure and ecotourism industry.
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 More About Regional Districts > Regional District of the North Okanagan
The Regional District of North Okanagan is one of 27 in the Province of British Columbia.
Regional district boards respond to locally expressed needs for service and consult with residents about which services they can provide; where they are to be provided; and how the services are to be financed.
Regional districts raise this money primarily through property taxes, although they do not tax directly, in rural areas, property taxes are collected by the province through the finance ministry.
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 Prince George, British Columbia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Prince George, with a population of 77,000-82,000, is the largest city in northern British Columbia.
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is the first new university to be built in Canada in over 25 years.
Central Mountain Air and Northern Thunderbird fly to regional and smaller centres.
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 British Columbia Biography,info
British Columbia, often referred to as B.C. or BC (French: Colombie-Britannique, C.-B.), is the westernmost of Canada's provinces and is famed for its natural beauty, as reflected in its Latin motto, Splendor sine occasu ("Splendour without diminishment").
The Lieutenant Governor, Iona Campagnolo, is the Queen of Canada's representative in the Province of British Columbia.
British Columbia's roads systems were notoriously poorly maintained and dangerous until a concentrated programme of improvement was initiated in the 1950s and 60s.
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 Regional District of the Central Okanagan
The ceremonial planting by Regional District Chair Robert Hobson is part of a pilot project in a small section of the park that was devastated by the Western Pine Beetle.
The project is a partnership involving the Regional District of Central Okanagan, the Ministry of Environment and the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and is possible thanks to a grant of $20,000 from the Ministry of Health Act Now B.C. program.
Residents are reminded that under the Regional District Smoke Control Bylaw, creating nuisance smoke from open burning is not allowed in the City of Kelowna, the District of Lake Country and the Westside and Central Okanagan East Electoral Areas or under bylaws of the District of Peachland.
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 Welcome to British Columbia, Canada
British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, bordered by the Pacific coast.
It is bound on the northwest by the U.S. state of Alaska, directly north by Yukon and the Northwest Territories, on the east by Alberta, and on the south by the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
British Columbia is the only province in Canada with recall election and initiative legislation.
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 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - British Columbia
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Electoral History of British Columbia 1871-1986 An historical overview of electoral activities in the Province of British Columbia during the 115 year period from 1871 to 1986.
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 British Columbia (Canada)
The arms of British Columbia are "Argent, three bars wavy azure, issuant from the base of a demi-sun in his splendor or, on a chief of the Union Device charged in the centre point with an antique crown or.
When British Columbia became a province of Canada, its first proposal for a coat-of-arms and flag was a half-sun representing BC's western location) in the top half and a Union Jack in the bottom half.
The flag of British Colombia is indeed a banner of arms and was adopted on 27 June 1960.
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 Regional District of the Central Okanagan - Inspections Services
Regional District of Central Okanagan Bylaw No. 179 is a bylaw requiring property owners to prevent the growth of noxious weeds and tall grasses and to provide for the cutting or destruction of noxious weeds and tall grasses.
It applies to all Regional District of Central Okanagan electoral areas, the City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country and District of Peachland and is enforced by one full time and one part time, By-law Enforcement Officer.
During the summer of 2004, public attention was drawn to the potential threat of an invasive weed moving into the Central Okanagan.
www.regionaldistrict.com /departments/inspections/inspections_noxweeds.aspx   (541 words)

 Okanagan Film Commission | British Columbia, Canada
The Okanagan film commission is a non-profit society established in 1990 by the Okanagan-Similkameen Community Futures Development Corporations.
Funding for the commission is through the Regional Districts of the North Okanagan, Central Okanagan, Okanagan-Similkameen and the Boundary Economic Development Committee.
The Okanagan Film Commission is a full service commission offering location scouting, tech surveys and liaison and facilitating services.
www.okanaganfilm.com /about_us/index.htm   (190 words)

1 The Regional District of Central Okanagan is hereby granted the power to operate a transit service as a local service.
3 The Regional District of Central Okanagan is granted the additional power of Health Regulation under section 523 (1) (a) of the Local Government Act with respect to regulating persons, their premises and activities, in order to promote the preservation of health of all inhabitants of the electoral areas, as an extended service.
(2) The board of the Regional District of Central Okanagan may not impose under subsection (1), for any one period, operation or premises, a licence fee greater than $200.
www.qp.gov.bc.ca /statreg/reg/L/LocalGovernment/391_89.htm   (216 words)

 Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Okanagan-Similkameen is a Regional District in southern British Columbia, adjacent to the U.S. state of Washington.
It is bounded by Fraser Valley Regional District to the west, Thompson-Nicola Regional District and Central Okanagan Regional District to the north, Kootenay Boundary Regional District to the east, and by Okanogan County, Washington to the south.
Other important population centres include the district municipality of Summerland, the towns of Oliver, Osoyoos, and Princeton, and the village of Keremeos.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Regional_District_of_Okanagan-Similkameen,_British_Columbia   (329 words)

 Okanagan IFPA , Innovative Forestry Society
The Okanagan Innovative Forestry Society (OIFS) was formed as an outcome of the Westbank Agreement signed between Canada, BC and the Westbank First Nations.
The Okanagan TSA, situated in southern central British Columbia, covers approximately 2.26 million hectares of landbase and is one of the most ecologically complex areas of the province.
The Okanagan IFPA includes membership of all volume based Forest Licensees in the Okanagan TSA with the exemption of land based Tree Farm Licenses and Woodlot Licenses.
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 Peakbagger.com - British Columbia Regional District High Points (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
British Columbia is divided into 27 Regional Distircts (and 1 Region, Stikine) that form the next level of local government below the provincial level.
Therefore, Regional Districts are not as stable or as well-known as U.S. Counties.
British Columbia is one of the most thoroughly mountainous large areas on the planet, and almost all the peaks on this list require hard-core mountaineering skills.
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 Where do you want to go birding in British Columbia today?
The Columbia Valley Wetlands - By Ellen Zimmerman.
north central Okanagan Similkameen, this sanctuary is a haven for birdwatchers.
Centrally located in northwest B.C. just off Highway 16, the Kispiox Valley is a day's drive, or less, from Prince Rupert, the Queen Charlotte Islands, Alaska, the Yukon, Prince George, and a half an hour from historic Hazelton and the recreated village of 'Ksan.
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 AT&T Worldnet Service - Directory
Golden, British Columbia's paper of record with details on Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Glacier and Yoho National Parks.
Community newspaper serves Revelstoke, known as British Columbia's gateway to the Rogers Pass, with news, sports and commentary.
Monthly newspaper of the Bulkley-Nechako region of British Columbia serves Vanderhoof, Burns Lake, Fort St. James and Houston with stories about or of interest to the people of the region.
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 The REAL Westside
The REAL Westside is a Regional District of Central Okanagan area consisting of Lakeview Heights to Fintry including
RDCO refers to Regional District of Central Okanagan and CORD is Central Okanagan Regional District.
New rules help Regional District governing directors put a gag on public opinion.
www.westside.ca   (543 words)

 Invest Kelowna - Invest Kelowna - Central Okanagan Business Opportunities
Located in the heart of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, Kelowna and the Central Okanagan enjoys a lifestyle second to none and one of the most stable economies in Canada.
Invest Kelowna, Economic Development Commission, is a function of the Regional District of Central Okanagan, and our work is focused within the area from Peachland to Lake Country.
Because the Okanagan lifestyle is such a draw for many, the EDC provides vivid details on quality of life and business climate for those interested in bringing their business to the Central Okanagan.
www.edccord.com   (326 words)

 Sensitive Ecosystem Inventories - Central Okanagan Publications
Sensitive Ecosystems Inventory: Central Okanagan, 2000 - 2001.
Prepared for Regional District of Central Okanagan, British Columbia.
SEI theme maps and technical report are available for viewing and for purchase from the Regional District of Central Okanagan.
www.env.gov.bc.ca /sei/okanagan/publications.html   (143 words)

This category contains resolutions on issues that are of direct concern to Canadian municipalities and that fall within the jurisdiction of the federal government, the provincial and territorial governments acting at the inter-provincial level, or FCM itself.
The regions are British Columbia, Prairies/Yukon/Northwest Territories/Nunavut, Ontario, Qu├ębec, and the Atlantic.
In order to determine whether a resolution is regional in scope, resolutions may be referred to regional committees from time to time.
www.fcm.ca /english/policy/march2006.html   (591 words)

 Transit History of British Columbia Communities (G-O)
Paratransit service conducted by Grand Forks and District Health Care Society under a contract with BC Transit and the municipal government(s) (BC Transit 1997, BC Transit web page 2000, BC Transit web page 2001).
Contracting municipalities: City of Kelowna and Regional District of Central Okanagan (pb98).
After 01 April 1979, operation conducted by the Regional District of Nanaimo (the municipality) under a contract with BC Transit.
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 British Columbia Wildlife Watch - Okanagan Region (Central Okanagan Viewing Sites)
Within the Central Okanagan area of the Okanagan Region of BC Environment, the following 14 viewing sites are identified.
Bear Creek Provincial Park is situated in the Central Okanagan Basin on the west side of Okanagan Lake.
This regional park is situated on Okanagan Lake.
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 Regional Transportation Advisory Committees
The establishment of these committees fulfils a commitment in the ministry’s service plan to give regions a greater say in their transportation needs and planning.
Participants were drawn from regional districts, business, the transportation industry and other industry sectors.
The RTAC boundaries are based on regional district boundaries except in the Bulkley Nechako, which has been divided into coastal and interior sections.
www.th.gov.bc.ca /RTAC/rtac.htm   (237 words)

 Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway - News (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
I am a planning consultant in Nelson, and have been retained by the Regional District of Central Kootenay to prepare a recreational trail management plan for the NFSR from Salmo to Troup Junction.The trail is owned by the Ministry of Transportation, and the Regional District is considering leasing it as a regional park.
The British Columbia Cycling Coalition deeply regrets the loss of so many of the national heritage trestles on the Kettle Valley Railway as the Kelowna fire swept through the Myra Canyon.
Each of these regional areas (except the Okanagan Region which is currently vacant) has a volunteer regional director who works to establish and improve the route, and to motivate volunteers and local trail groups to take on projects for the TCT.
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 Regional District of Central Okanagan, British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Community Profile: Central Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia; Statistics Canada
Alberni-Clayoquot - Bulkley-Nechako - Capital - Cariboo - Central Coast - Central Kootenay -
Categories: Regional District of Central Okanagan, British Columbia
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Regional_District_of_Central_Okanagan,_British_Columbia   (206 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Candidates and Ridings
Career background: Is an instructor at the UBC Faculty of Medicine and served as chair of the neurosciences division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
He was also the regional district finance chairman for the regional district of Kootenay-Boundary.
Birthplace: New Westminster, B.C. Education: Holds a Bachelor of Physical Education degree, specializing in recreation; a teaching diploma from the University of British Columbia; an MA in Russian from the University of Toronto; and took French-language courses
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