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BRITISH COLUMBIA. Steller’s Jay. Red Cedar. By: Trent. LOCATION. B.C. is the 3 rd largest province of the 10 provinces in Canada; it is the most westerly province in Canada. Alberta,the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and the Pacific Ocean Border it.

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british columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA

Steller’s Jay

Red Cedar

By: Trent

location
LOCATION
  • B.C. is the 3rd largest province of the 10 provinces in Canada; it is the most westerly province in Canada.
  • Alberta,the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and the Pacific Ocean Border it.
  • Has 2 big mountain ranges called the coast mountains and the rocky mountains.
capital city
CAPITAL CITY
  • Victoria is the capital city of B.C.; it is located on the south coast of Vancouver island.
  • The Government of B.C meets in the Parliament buildings in Victoria which is lit by 3300 small light bulbs every night since 1897.
  • Victoria has a harbor, 2 straits,and the empress hotel which has has 481 rooms and has a garden inside this amazing hotel was built in 1908.

The Empress Hotel

The parliament buildings.

places to visit
PLACES TO VISIT
  • B.C. has over 20,000,000 visitors each year.
  • People go to whistler mountain to ski, and to Okanogan valley for the warm weather.
  • Stanley park is 1 of the biggest city parks in Canada,it has an aquarium,gardens, beaches, hiking trails, and totem poles which native people carved out of wood.
population
POPULATION
  • Alot of people that live in B.C. have come from Britain, Western Europe, East and Southeast Asia, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
  • Largest Chinese community in Canada.
  • Home to the following Native Tribes; Tinget, Sekani, Haida, Nootka, Chilcotin, and Shuswae.
resources
RESOURCES
  • Forestry is largest industry; forests cover one half of B.C.
  • Has largest and oldest trees in Canada.
  • Mines: copper, coal, gold, silver and zinc.
  • Largest fishing industry in Canada.
  • Okanogan valley is the largest producer of apples, cherries and plums in Canada.
intresting facts
INTRESTING FACTS
  • Flower is the Pacific Dogwood
  • Tree is the Western Red Cedar.
  • Bird is the Steller’s Jay.
  • Motto is “Splendor Without Diminishment”.

Pacific Dogwood

references
REFERENCES
  • British Columbia, Barb Mcermott and Gail Mckeown , Reidmore Books Inc 1999.
  • Victoria, Barb Mcermott and Gail Mckeown , Reidmore Books Inc 1999.
  • http://www.gov.bc.ca/bcgov/popt/bcfact/official.htm#flower
  • http://www.parl-bldgs.gov.bc.ca/