Government records capture the story of British Columbia and the people who live here. Information schedules set out how those records are managed over time. Here are some examples:

 

Screening Mammography Records

Posted on January 17, 2017

Retention period: 10 years for records of procedures completed before June 1, 2013; 15 years for those completed since June 1, 2013 Final disposition: Destroyed.   The Screening... Read More

Victim Services Records

Posted on January 17, 2017

Retention period: Up to 90 years Final disposition: Destroyed.   People are affected by crime in different ways. If you are a victim of crime in British Columbia you may be eligible to... Read More

Birth/Death/Marriage Records

Posted on January 17, 2017

Retention period: 120 years for birth registrations, 75 years for marriage registrations, 20 years for death registrations Final disposition: Archived.   Every B.C. life creates records... Read More

Conservation Officer Records

Posted on January 17, 2017

Retention period: Varies Final disposition: Combination of archived and destroyed.   British Columbia has a rich natural history and diverse wildlife population. Recording human... Read More