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  • A railway joining British Columbia to Canada, to be begun within two years of the date of union (July 20, 1871) and to be finished within 10 years.
  • Payment of the colony's debt of over $1 000 000.
  • An annual subsidy to the province of $35 000 and a yearly grant of 80 cents per person until the population reached 400 000.
  • British Columbia to have control of government-owned public land (Crown lands), as in the four original provinces.
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The canadian goverment promised B.C a cross railroad.

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Q: What did the Canadian government promise British Columbia for joining confederation?
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