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.).
This page contains a select list of Canadian government document collections, as well as a specialized Google search box. For a more fullsome list of government documents, view the following guides:
The main goal of CivicInfo BC is to facilitate the free and open exchange of local government information, including First Nations and Improvement Districts. The website include policy documents and selected by-laws, statistics and surveys, bids and tenders, and a legislative calendar of key dates important to local governments.
Indexes publications and research literature issued by all levels of government in Canada. UVic subscribes to all items in CRI for British Columbia from 1998 onwards (titles listed in the Main catalogue and available in Microforms).