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- Assiniboia (Man.)
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The Rural Municipality of Assiniboia was one of the three original municipalities that surrounded the City of Winnipeg. It was incorporated in 1880 when the Province of Manitoba divided its entire area into municipalities. In 1969, the Rural Municipality of Assiniboia joined with the City of St. James to form the City of St. James-Assiniboia.
The first Council for the Rural Municipality of Assiniboia met in 1880, with William Tait as Warden. The first Council for the new City of St. James-Assiniboia met on January 7, 1969, with A. W. Hanks as Mayor.
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Forms part of Fonds 25. Series consists of all surviving by-laws for the Rural Municipality of Assiniboia. Included in this series are supporting documents, Debenture By-laws, Misc. By-laws, agreements, and numbered indexes.
Records are generally in good condition.
Immediate source of acquisition
By-Laws numbered 6-2383 (1880-1939) are trifolds in packfile boxes.
By-laws numbered 1-4305 (1880-1968) were also pasted onto pages and/or bound together in volumes. These include related documents that have been pasted, tucked, or stapled into volumes.
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Microfilmed copies of by-laws are available for use at the City of Winnipeg Archives.
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There are no restrictions on access to these records.
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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.
No further accruals are expected.
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