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Government Resources

Our librarians have handpicked the most helpful resources on this topic from the Library collection and online.

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BC Building Codes

BC Building Codes

Access BC Codes for safety standards for building and construction, repairs, and more. Includes BC Fire Code, BC Building Code & BC Plumbing Code.

BC Laws

BC Laws

On BC Laws you'll find current laws of BC, including every public Act, regulations, Third Reading Bills, Orders in Council, BC Gazette II and more.

BC Stats

BC Stats

BC info at your fingertips, including statistical reports from BC Stats including census data, economy, labour, environment, government and more.

On The Web

BC Government

News, statistics, and tons of additional information about the government of your province!

BC Government Home Page

News, statistics, and tons of additional information about the government of your province!


Everything you need to know about getting immunized for Covid-19 in the Province of BC. Read more about the vaccine, the options you have available, and how to schedule your appointment for getting your shot or booster.

Canada Gazette

The “official newspaper” for the Government of Canada. Publishes all formal public notices, official appointments, proposals, regulations, and public acts of Parliament from all government departments and agencies. Public notices from various private sector organizations may also be published.

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

From the Government of Canada, resources for those seeking information on the economic measures introduced by the Government of Canada to support Canadian workers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

City of North Vancouver

North Vancouver City Municipal website and links to municipal documents and services

District of North Vancouver

Includes local services, government, community, schedules and contact information.

District of North Vancouver: Bylaws

Bylaws of the District of North Vancouver. Look up a bylaw by keyword, bylaw number or browse by category. You can also use this page to report bylaw infractions or pay/dispute tickets online.

District of West Vancouver

West Vancouver Municipal website and links to municipal documents and services

Elections B.C. Home Page

Information about provincial elections and electoral events. This non-partisan Office of the Legislature offers everything you need to know to register, research and prepare to cast your vote.

Government of British Columbia

Homepage of the B.C. government, with links to the various ministries and agencies.

Government of Canada

Get quick, easy access to the Government of Canada's most requested services and information.

Government of Canada Citizenship and Immigration

How you can immigrate to Canada, how to protect yourself from fraud and what to expect after you arrive in Canada.

Government of Canada Home Page

Your one-stop shop for all Canadian and government information on the internet. Includes information on filing taxes and getting a passport.

Greater (Metro) Vancouver Regional District

Metro Vancouver - 21 Municipalities, one Treaty First Nation and one Electoral area working together for a liveable region.

North Vancouver District Hall

North Vancouver District Municipality Website and links to Municipal Documents and Services

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada is the national statistical office. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on Canada's economy, society and environment that they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.

Voter Information (Elections Canada)

Find your riding, learn about local candidates and learn how to register to vote if you are a first-time voter. On this portal, you will also find information about the accessibility of voting locations, frequently asked questions and backgrounders on the electoral process.

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