British Columbia

Flag of British Columbia
Flag of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

 

The Province of British Columbia, Canada is situated on the west coast of North America.  The provincial flag features a stylized image of the setting sun, in gold, with blue wavy stripes above to symbolize the Pacific Ocean.  The upper part of the flag is a Union Jack with a gold crown at its centre.

 

White dogwood flowers outside Legislature
Dogwood tree blossoms outside British Columbia Legislature in Victoria

The Dogwood is the provincial flower of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.  The government buildings housing the provincial Legislature, in the city of Victoria, feature a prominent central dome, topped by a gold statue of Captain George Vancouver.

 

Aerial view of farms on Saanich Peninsula
Looking east over Saanich Peninsula north of Victoria, British Columbia

 

Fountains in Victoria British Columbia
Fountains in Victoria British Columbia

 

Night view of downtown Vancouver British Columbia
Burrard and Robson Streets in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on a rainy night.

 

 

Cattle grazing on a steep hillside near Kamloops
Cattle grazing on a steep hillside near Kamloops

 

Paddleboarding off the shore at Victoria British Columbia
Paddle boarding off the shore at Victoria, British Columbia

 

Boats in the Inner Harbour, Victoria, British Columbia prior to Swiftsure Yacht race
Boats in the Inner Harbour, Victoria, British Columbia prior to 2016 Swiftsure Yacht race

 

Lodgepole pine stand west of Princeton, BC
Lodgepole pine stand west of Princeton, British Columbia

 

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Hanging Flower Baskets, Victoria, British Columbia

 

 

Fountain in front of the Legislative buildings, Victoria, BC

Cherry orchard with purple weeds, late spring, near Vernon, in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

 

Victoria summer.