Celebrating British Columbia

BC Quick Facts

Gateway to the Pacific

  • British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada's 10 provinces.
  • Washington State, Idaho and Montana border B.C. to the south, Alberta to the east, the Northwest and Yukon territories to the north, and Alaska to the northwest.
  • Click here for a map of British Columbia. 

Honours & Awards

Provincial honours and awards are a memorable and distinctive way for the government of British Columbia to thank and pay special tribute to those British Columbian's whose lives exemplify excellence and achievement of the highest order.