Royal Melbourne Institute of Tech.
Master of Social Science (2010)
University of New England
Graduate Diploma in Urban & Regional Planning (2007)
University of Saskatchewan
Master of Arts (2002)
University of Victoria
Bachelor of Arts (2000)
University of Victoria
Bachelor of Arts (1997)

Professional Associations

Member Planning Institute of Canada (MCIP)

Web Sites

Right On!
Recent Work Experiences

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Devonport City Council 

Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

Urban Researcher / Assistant Planner
National Capital Authority 

Canberra, ACT, Australia

Writer / Webmaster
British Columbia Historical Federation 

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Research Assistant
British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies 

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Teacher's Assistant
History Department, University of Saskatchewan 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada


Garrish, Christopher & Nona Lynn, "50th Anniversary Edition", Regional Connections, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, March 4, 2016.
[Read the Article]  [also see Okanagan History - 80th Report]

Garrish, Christopher. Tales From the Back Bumper: A Century of BC Licence Plates. Victoria: Heritage House Publishing, 2013.

Garrish, Christopher. "Unscrambling the Omelette: Understanding British Columbia's Agricultural Land Reserve." BC Studies. No. 136, Spring 2003, pp. 21-51. 
[BC Studies]  [Read the Article]

Garrish, Christopher. "We Can't Even Sell Our Own Crop in a Democracy!: Challenges to BC Tree Fruits and the Single-Desk Marketing System." British Columbia Historical News. Volume 36, No. 2, Spring 2003. pp. 21-24.
[British Columbia Historical News

Garrish, Christopher. “Licence Plates.” Encyclopedia of British Columbia (on-line edition). Maderia Park: Harbour Publishing Limited. 2002.
[Encyclopedia of British Columbia]

Tucker, Kathryn, Cheryl Lans & Christopher Garrish. Meeting Needs, Fulfilling Dreams: People with Low Incomes and Co-operatives in Contemporary Canada. Victoria: British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies. 2002.
[British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies

Garrish, Christopher. “Vanity License Plates in British Columbia: A Ninety Year Tradition!” ALPCA Register. Volume 48, No. 4, 2002, pp. 11-14.
[ALPCA Register]

Garrish, Christopher. "Okanagan Fruit Growers and the Abandonment of Orderly Marketing: Land Use Change, Single-Desk Selling, and the Coming of the Agricultural Land Reserve." Unpublished MA Thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2002.

Garrish, Christopher. "The Demise of the Orderly Marketing System: Okanagan Fruit Growers, Single-Desk Selling, and the Coming of the Agricultural Land Reserve." Okanagan History. Volume 64, 2000. pp. 12-32.
[Okanagan History