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A history of British Columbia

by Ethelbert Olaf Stuart Scholefield

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Published by British Columbia Historical Association in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    No. 46 of a signed and numbered edition of 350 copies.

    ContributionsGosnell, R. E. (R. Edward), 1860-1931, British Columbia Historical Association
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1088 .S38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210p,226,vi p,[292] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26227592M
    OCLC/WorldCa84990516

      Book Description In , BC celebrates the founding of the Crown Colony of British Columbia and years of cultural diversity, community and achievement. British Columbia: Spirit of the People celebrates this milestone, capturing the province's history, beauty and complex character in a lavish coffee-table book. British Columbia's industry is primarily, and has always been, resource centered. For large parts of its history, including the entire time it was a colony, BC was dominated by the big 4: Forestry, Mining, Logging, and Agriculture, which have shaped British Columbia's culture, and society. Forestry in British ColumbiaCapital: Victoria.

    Coordinates. The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British ished in , UBC is British Columbia's oldest university. The university ranks among the top three universities in Canada. With an annual research budget of $ million, UBC funds over 8, projects a ent: Santa J. Ono. Fernie is located in southeast British Columbia, Canada. Completely surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Fernie is a 3 hour drive from Calgary AB, 4 hours from Banff AB, 2 hours from Kalispell MT, 1 hour from Cranbrook BC and 11 hours from Vancouver, BC. Map & Travel Info; Email Newsletter.

    Much of this early history is depicted in the Royal British Columbia Museum ( Belleville Street, Victoria). In , British Columbia became Canada’s sixth province on the condition that the Canadian Pacific Railway would be expanded to link the .   The Haida, the Gitxsan, and the Squamish are just three of the many indigenous peoples of the rich cultural heritage of British Columbia. Explore their .


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