Vancouver Will Employ Only British Subjects, Effective Immediately – April 12, 1897

City Engineer must satisfy himself that any person is a British Subject prior to hiring him or her. A number of buildings previously identified as a nuisance and dangerous to the Public Health having not been repaired by the deadline given, Council order that the owners must pull down within eight days. If they do not do so, John H Carslisle, the Chief of the Fire Brigade of the said City shall destroy and remove the said buildings.