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Columbia Storage Power Exchange [textual record]. 



Place of creation


0.22 m of textual records.

Scope and content

Sub-series consists of copies of transactions contained in two bound volumes and include documents relating to the incorporation and management of the Columbia Storage Power Exchange in accordance with the terms of the Canadian Entitlement Exchange Agreements. In addition there are notes and memoranda exchanged between the government of Canada and the United States and documents relating to the agreement between the federal government and British Columbia. These records have become a part of the Department of Finance fonds because of the department's role as a central agency whose terms of reference extend to financial matters across all government activities.

Textual records
32: Restricted by law
from 4174 to 4175
32: Restricted by law
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Textual records (No finding aid)

Biography / Administrative history

Following the Treaty of 1961 between Canada and the U.S.A. for the co-operative development of the water resources of the Columbia River Basin and the attendant Canadian Entitlement Exchange Agreement of 1964, the Columbia Storage Power Exchange was incorporated in 1964 "to make a single purchase or part thereof" of the Canadian entitlement to downstream power benefits within the United States. RG19 General Inventory

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

No further accruals are expected.