Local governments in British Columbia include municipalities (i.e. villages, towns, districts and cities), regional districts (including municipal and non-municipal electoral areas), improvement districts, and the Islands Trust, as established by the Local Government Act of B.C. There are also First Nations governments established by treaty, federal legislation, or self-government agreement. The goal of this collection is to include these local and First Nations government entities of Vancouver Island (B.C.).
The College Music Society compiles data and information for the music profession. Published annually, the Directory of Music Faculties in College and Universities, U.S. and Canada is a valuable resource for anyone searching for information about music schools, their faculty, and degrees they offer.
WWW.FPIC.INFO is a free resources that aims to promote good knowledge of Indigenous Rights, especially the right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent, into the hands of researchers, Indigenous communities, and other indigenous allies. This is done by sharing a selection of previously curated resources that include articles, tool kits, videos, voice messages, and community stories about FPIC and Consultation.
Much of the content is open access and downloadable for free, although some scholarly material requires institutional access
The Indexed TRC Calls to Action is a resource that connects the 94 Calls to Action to the relevant parts of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report. The indexed pages provide an entry point into the Final Report for each of the subdivisions of the Calls to Action. This resource is an educational tool designed to enhance the accessibility of the Final Report, promote engagement with the Calls to Action, and thus help further the reconciliation project initiated by the TRC. Created by the University of Victoria Libraries.
Phase 1 of the UNDL features the integration of the 3 UNBISnet databases into one; digital content, mainly official UN documents and selected UN maps, with metadata from UNBISnet for UN-produced materials, as well as speech and voting records. UNDL metadata records will link to open access UN content. The UN plans to add and integrate additional collections of digital materials as they are created or are made available to us by UN departments, offices, and agencies