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Vancouver (B.C.). Athletic Commission

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Vancouver (B.C.). Athletic Commission

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The Vancouver Athletic Commission was established on April 30th, 1945 with the passing of by-law 2875, and is responsible for controlling and supervising professional boxing, kick boxing, and wrestling events in the city. It also prescribes the rules and regulations governing these events. The Commission consists of five members, four appointed by City Council on an annual basis, and the fifth member a councillor, who acts as a liason between the Board and City Council.


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Vancouver (B.C.) (1886-)

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Vancouver (B.C.). Athletic Commission, is subordinate to: Vancouver (B.C.)

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