Biggar was a journalist in Ontario, who published trade directories, handbooks, The Canadian Engineer and Canada Exhibitor.

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Canada: A Memorial Volume. General Reference Book of Canada, Describing the Dominion at Large, and it Various Provinces and Territories; With Statistics Relating to its Commerce and the Development of its Resources (Montreal: E.B. Biggar, publisher, 1889). Section nine: B.C.

[BCBW 2004] "Early B.C." "1850-1900" "Transient"