The issue which triggered the formation of the coalition was the threatened closure of land title and survey office in Victoria followed by the devolution of all provincial land title and survey registration and record keeping to a non-profit authority.
The History of this lobbying effort can be found in the following letters
Letter from Heritage Coaltion to Honourable George Abbott, February 7, 2005 asking about the removal of maps from the Land Title Office.
No reply received.
Letter from Heritage Coaltion to Godfrey Archbold, November 25, 2004 with recommendations for the treatment of heritage resources in the new Land Title and Survey Authority. (Link to Letter to Archbold Attached)
Land Title and Survey Authority Reply
Media Release, October 13th 2004, Historians Call for Greater Safeguards for Province's Historical Documents (Link to LTo Meda Release Oct 13 pdf)
Submission to Godfrey Archbold on the proposal to create a separate authority to administer land titles from the Committee for the Preservation of British Columbia History.