Greater Vancouver Electoral Area A, British Columbia


Greater Vancouver Electoral Area A, British Columbia

Greater Vancouver Electoral Area A is a part of the Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia. It includes several unincorporated areas in the GVRD: the University Endowment Lands and the University of British Columbia, west of the City of Vancouver; Bowyer, Passage, and Barnston Islands; the west side of Pitt Lake; the northern portion of Indian Arm; and a large area to the north of the North Shore that is mostly mountainous and sparsely populated.

The Electoral Area is governed by a Director who sits on the board of the GVRD and its Communities Committee. This is an elected position, with a three year term, and the GVRD Board acts as the municipal council for these areas.

According to the 2001 Canadian census:
*Population: 8,034
*% Change (1996-2001): 13.2
*Dwellings: 3,224
*Area (km²): 818.84
*Density (persons per km²): 9.8

Communities

*Buntzen Bay
*Gambier Island Trust Area (part)
**Bowyer Island
**Passage Island
*Granite Falls
*Strachan Creek
*University Endowment Lands

ee also

* List of regional district electoral areas in British Columbia
* [http://www.gvrd.bc.ca/growth/ElectoralAreaA.htm GVRD web site for Electoral Area A]

References

* [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/Profil01/CP01/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=5915020&Geo2=PR&Code2=59&Data=Count&SearchText=Greater%20Vancouver&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=59&B1=All&Custom= Community Profile: Greater Vancouver Regional District Electoral Area A, British Columbia; Statistics Canada]


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