Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Foreman (station) adopted 2 October 1958 on 93G/15, located at 53° 57' x 122° 40' as labelled on BC Lands' map 1G, 1916. Form of name changed to Foreman (community) 15 July 1983 on 93G/15, and coordinates adjusted westward to 53° 57' x 122° 41'.
Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.
Named by railway, after a company official (Ottawa file OBF 0047). [no further information cited; presumably refers to Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.]
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa