Thomas Taylor (February 4, 1865 – April 26, 1947 ) was a businessman and political figure in British Columbia. He represented West Kootenay-Revelstoke from 1900 to 1903 and Revelstoke from 1903 to 1916 as a Conservative in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.016 million as of 2018, it is Canada's third-most populous province.
West Kootenay-Revelstoke was an electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1898 to 1903.
Revelstoke was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It made its first appearance on the hustings in the election of 1903 and lasted until the 1928 election, after which the revised riding was merged with the Slocan riding to form Revelstoke-Slocan. The riding has since been represented by Shuswap-Revelstoke and is currently represented by Columbia River-Revelstoke.
He was born in London, Ontario, the son of Thomas Taylor and Anne Talbot, and was educated there. Taylor then articled in law in London for two years. In 1885, he moved to Winnipeg and then came to British Columbia in 1888, settling in Revelstoke in 1900. Taylor married Georgie Larson in 1895.He served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of Public Works from 1908 to 1915 and as Minister of Railways from 1911 to 1915. Taylor was defeated by William Henry Sutherland when he ran for reelection in 1916. He died in Vancouver at the age of 82.
London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor. The city had a population of 383,822 according to the 2016 Canadian census. London is at the confluence of the Thames River, approximately 200 km (120 mi) from both Toronto, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan; and about 230 km (140 mi) from Buffalo, New York. The city of London is a separated municipality, politically separate from Middlesex County, though it remains the county seat.
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Revelstoke ( is a city in southeastern British Columbia, Canada with a population of 6,719 in 2016. It is located 641 kilometres east of Vancouver, and 415 kilometres west of Calgary, Alberta. The city is situated on the banks of the Columbia River just south of the Revelstoke Dam and near its confluence with the Illecillewaet River. East of Revelstoke are the Selkirk Mountains and Glacier National Park, penetrated by Rogers Pass used by the Trans-Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway. South of the community down the Columbia River are the Arrow Lakes, Mount Begbie, and the Kootenays. West of the city is Eagle Pass through the Monashee Mountains and the route to Shuswap Lake.
Mount Tom Taylor was named in his honour. Taylor had played an important role in the development of Strathcona Provincial Park while serving as Minister of Public Works.
Mount Tom Taylor is a mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located 41 km (25 mi) northeast of Tofino and 27 km (17 mi) southwest of Mount Albert Edward. This mountain is composed of granite, which is nearly unique in Strathcona Provincial Park. Several multi-pitch alpine climbing routes have been established on its steep SE flanks.
Strathcona Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, and the largest on Vancouver Island. Founded in 1911, the park was named for Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, a wealthy philanthropist and railroad pioneer. It lies within the Strathcona Regional District. The Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, established in 2000, includes three watersheds in the western area of the park.
Norm Macdonald is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia and a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly from the riding of Columbia River-Revelstoke in the 2005 provincial election and re-elected in the 2009 election and the 2013 election, though his party formed the official opposition to a BC Liberal majority government each time. He served various critic roles and on several committees.
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