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British Columbia

BC Archives
Virtual Exhibitions, Time Machine, Historical Vital Event Indexes, Visual Records Collections, Cartographic Records, Research Library, Textual Records, and more.
BC Stats
Census Results, Some Summary Statistics About B.C., Periodicals, and more.
British Columbia Geographical Names
"An online database where users can search BC geographical names, to confirm geographical names and obtain other information such as latitude, longitude, NTS Map Number, as well as see a current digital map representation."
British Columbia Creature Page
"Explore The Animals That Live Under British Columbia's Ocean Waters."
Union of British Columbia Municipalities
"Here you will find resources and publications relating to the latest issues affecting local government in BC, including policy documents, discussion papers, UBCM services, programs and special events. As well, you will find links to BC's local governments and other related organizations."
British Columbia Outdoors
Info. and photos of British Columbian Animals, Birds, Fish, Flowers, and Trees. This site also has information on Outdoor Survival, Parks-National & Provincial, Trails, and Wildlife Viewing in B.C..
The British Columbia History Page
"This site is dedicated to tracking Internet and World-Wide Web resources for the study of British Columbia's history. The compilation is intended to be as comprehensive and broad as possible". Truly exhaustive.
B.C. Archives Amazing Time Machine
"The purpose of the Time Machine is to provide accessibility to British Columbia historical documents, images, and other multimedia information in a format designed for school-age children."
Guide to Archival Repositories in B.C.
"Contains entries for 184 archives in the province and includes the name and location of each repository, contact information (including hours of operation), and a brief description of the extent, nature and scope of holdings at each institution."
BC Heritage
"Contains information about the conservation and celebration of British Columbia’s historic places including buildings, other structures, landscapes, historic districts, and other places of heritage value."
British Columbia Through the Camera Lens of Philip Timms
A digital collection of photos taken by B.C. pioneer Philip Timms in the early 1900's.
West Coast Forestry Industry
A Schoolnet Digital Collections Project that specifically covers the North Vancouver Forestry history and current operations.
West Coast Shipbuilding
"North Vancouver is the home of the Versatile Pacific Shipyards which played a major role in the economic development of Canada's West Coast and the war effort for both World Wars." Includes text and many pictures. (A Schoolnet Digital Collections Project)
British Columbia School District
A map on the Government of BC website outlining all of BC"s school districts.
City of Vancouver, B.C.
What's New, Parks & Recreation, Tourism/Events, Public Safety, Culture & Facilities, Maps (Downtown), Emergency Prep., Public Art, About Vancouver, City Government, Environment, Genealogy, Immigration, Housing Statistics, Jobs Available, Trees in Vancouver, Youth, Education, By-Laws, CityPlan, and more.
City of Victoria
Quick Access, Mayor's Message, Welcome to Victoria, About Victoria/Maps, Tourism/Travel, Interactive Systems, City Council, Municipal Government, CyberPostcards, Press Releases, Other Links, Recreation Guide, and more.
Government of British Columbia
B.C. Facts, News Releases, Ministries and Organizations, Business, Education and Training, Employment, Environment and Parks, Health and Socail Programs, Tourism and Travel, and Youth and Families.
Tourism British Columbia
Links to various BC web sites that provide information by region, virtual tours, schedules, and historical data.
Living Landscapes
"Created by the Royal British Columbia Museum, this website has human and natural historical information and photos related to the Thompson-Okanangan, Columbia Basin, Upper Fraser Basin, Peace River Norther Rockies, and Northwest regions of British Columbia."
Tour B.C., Regions, Activities, Lodging, Camping, Transportation, and Postcards
Virtual Exhibits from Around B.C.
Links to "a number of archives and other institutions (that) have initiated projects to create on-line exhibits, mainly using audio-visual materials from their holdings. Photographs, film and video, and audio recordings are copied to digital format and mounted on Web sites in thematic displays."
Raven's Eye On-line - The Aboriginal Newspaper of BC and Yukon!
"A selection of the top Aboriginal News stories published in Raven's Eye. Select any month to view back issues.This section is regularly updated the middle of every month."