University Endowment Lands (Vancouver, B.C.)

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University Endowment Lands (Vancouver, B.C.)

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Dates of existence

1907-

History

The University Endowment Lands (UEL) was formed due to the University Endowment Land Act of 1907. This was done to establish a lands trust to raise money for the formation of the University of British Columbia. The site that would become UBC was chosen in 1910, and the first residential lots were sold by public auction in 1925. UEL does not have an elected municipal council. Instead, the provincial government, through the Minister of Municipal Affairs, governs the University Endowment Lands under the authority of the University Endowment Land Act. Every four years residents, elect an electoral area director to represent them on the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board. It is the only urban area in B.C. directly governed by the provincial government.

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UBCA-ARC-AUTH-774

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Unknown, University Endownment Lands, accessed November 2021.

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