British Columbia Branch

An "English Welcome" to Recent and Prospective Immigrants from Britain


A Special Welcome to Our New Members on Vancouver Island!


info@royalsocietyofstgeorge.com

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This is the start of a network of businesses and services that support and cater to the local Anglophiles and Ex-pat community.


For inexpensive but great nosh, try The Diner, 4556 West 10th Avenue opposite Safeway near UBC. Check for hours at 604-224-1912.


The following links and websites are suggested for more information and background on Vancouver and for items of interest to Anglophiles:

LOYAL SOCIETIES

Royal Commonwealth Society, Mainland BC Branch

http://vancouver.rcs.ca/

Welsh Society of Vancouver

www.welshsociety.com

Little Mountain Brass Band

http://lmbb.vabbs.org/

British Columbia Genealogical Society

www.bcgs.ca

Royal Society of St. George in England

www.royalsocietyofstgeorge.com

St. George's Society of Toronto

www.stgeorges.to

St. George of England Society of Alberta

http://www.albertaenglishclub.ca/

Alberta St. George of England Society (in Edmonton)

http://www.albertaenglishclub.ca/

Royal St. George's Society of Halifax

http://www.royalstgeorgessocietyhalifax.org/

St. George's Society of New York

www.stgeorgessociety.org

Royal Society of St. George in Australia

http://royalsocietyofstgeorge.com.au

Monarchist League of Canada

www.monarchist.ca

Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada

www.rcs.ca

Churchill Society of British Columbia

www.winstonchurchillbc.org

Vancouver Morris Men

www.vancouvermorrismen.org

Tiddley Cove Morris

tiddley@tiddleycovemorris.net


For some interesting Expat British Stuff try:

The Telegraph
or you could try:

www.britsintheus.com

For general information on Vancouver try

www.bcpassport.com

And the local newspaper, the Vancouver Sun is at

www.vancouversun.com

Celtic Fest Vancouver:

www.celticfestvancouver.com

UK Trade and Investment Canada:

www.uktradeinvestcanada.org

The Website of the Royal Society of St. George can be found at:

www.royalsocietyofstgeorge.com

Some great Brit links at Society of St. George, Toronto

St.George Soc. Toronto

Our sister society in Alberta St. George of England Society, Alberta.

St.George Soc. Alberta

The Monarchy website is at

www.royal.gov.uk

For the Churchill Society, London

www.churchill-society-london.org.uk


For the BBC try:http://www.bbc.co.uk what else?


Morris Dancing anyone? then try:

www.vancouvermorrismen.org
or perhaps...

Morris Dancing UK


For some good quality photographs around England try:

www.imagesofengland.org.uk

To start your Genealogical Search try the Mormon site at www.familysearch.com and also try the British 1901 census at www.census.pro.gov.uk - it has been heavily oversubscribed so expect problems.

Ever worked in the UK? then you should join the Canadian Alliance of British Pensioners at:

www.britishpensions.bc.ca

There's some good stuff on the Anglophile site at www.anglophile.co.uk


and there's an interesting UK-Canada Immigration group which can be checked out at

 groups.yahoo.com/group/britaintocanadaimmigration


Other Links

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The British Canadian

www.thebritishcolumbian.com

Bard on the Beach

www.bardonthebeach.org

Emigrate Canada

www.emigrate2.co.uk

 

Remember to submit your favourite (and most useful) sites for inclusion here and to let us know what you think of these sites

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