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This is a list of the symbols of Canadian provinces and territories. Each province and territory has a unique set of official symbols. Image File history File links Derived from public domain images featured at: http://commons. ... Map of Canada As shown by the map to the left, the North American nation of Canada is a federation which consists of ten provinces that, together with three territories, make up the worlds second largest country in total area. ...

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Alberta

Lodge Pole Pine
Lodge Pole Pine

Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... Image File history File links Flag_of_Alberta. ... Image File history File linksMetadata LodgepolePine_6915. ... Image File history File linksMetadata LodgepolePine_6915. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Species About 100, see text References:   U. of Illinois 2002-05-29 A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa and the flower of this shrub. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Bubo virginianus (Gmelin, 1788) The Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus, is a very large owl. ... Phyla Placozoa (trichoplax) Orthonectida (orthonectids) Rhombozoa (dicyemids) Subregnum Parazoa Porifera (sponges) Subregnum Eumetazoa Radiata (unranked) (radial symmetry) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Bilateria (unranked) (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Myxozoa (slime animals) Superphylum Deuterostomia (blastopore becomes anus) Chordata (vertebrates, etc. ... Binomial name Ovis canadensis Shaw, 1804 Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) are one of two species of mountain sheep in North America; the other species being Ovis dalli, that includes Dall Sheep and Stones Sheep. ... The Guppy (Poecilia reticulata) is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world. ... Binomial name Salvelinus confluentus Suckley, 1859 The bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) is a char of the family Salmonidae. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Pinus contorta Douglas Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta) is a common tree in western North America. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... A selection of gemstone pebbles made by tumbling rough rock with abrasive grit, in a rotating drum. ... An unprocessed sample of ammolite on shale matrix, photographed wet and in natural light to simulate the effects of polishing. ... Flag of Alberta The flag of Alberta, Canada was adopted on 1 June 1968. ... The Coat of Arms of Alberta, a Province of Canada was granted by Royal Warrant on May 30, 1907 by King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. ...

British Columbia

Stellar's Jay
Stellar's Jay

Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages English de facto (none stated in law) Flower Pacific dogwood Tree Western Redcedar Bird Stellers Jay Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 36 6 Area... Image File history File links Flag_of_British_Columbia. ... A Stellers Jay in Yosemite National Park. ... A Stellers Jay in Yosemite National Park. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Binomial name Cornus nuttallii Audubon The Pacific Dogwood Cornus nuttallii (syn. ... Phyla Placozoa (trichoplax) Orthonectida (orthonectids) Rhombozoa (dicyemids) Subregnum Parazoa Porifera (sponges) Subregnum Eumetazoa Radiata (unranked) (radial symmetry) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Bilateria (unranked) (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Myxozoa (slime animals) Superphylum Deuterostomia (blastopore becomes anus) Chordata (vertebrates, etc. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Kermode bear. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Cyanocitta stelleri (Gmelin, 1788) The Stellers Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a jay of western North America, closely related to the Blue Jay found in the rest of the continent, but having a black head and upper body. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Species Thuja plicata Western Redcedar, Thuja plicata, a species of thuja, is an evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae, native to the northwestern US and southwestern Canada, from southern Alaska and British Columbia south to northwest California and inland to western Montana. ... A selection of gemstone pebbles made by tumbling rough rock with abrasive grit, in a rotating drum. ... A selection of antique, hand-crafted Chinese jadeite jade buttons Jade An ornamental stone, jade is a name applied to two different rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The coat of arms of British Columbia, known officially as The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Province of British Columbia, was begun in its current form when the shield and motto in the achievement were granted on March 31, 1906 by King Edward VII. // Symbols The shield... Flag of British Columbia The Flag of British Columbia is a banner of the provincial arms. ...

Manitoba

White Spruce Tree
White Spruce Tree

Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English and French, per mandate of the Constitution Act 1982 Flower Prairie Crocus Tree White Spruce Bird Great Grey Owl Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14... Image File history File links Flag_of_Manitoba. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (879x1134, 840 KB) Summary Picea glauca - US FWS photo [1] Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols White Spruce ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (879x1134, 840 KB) Summary Picea glauca - US FWS photo [1] Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols White Spruce ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Binomial name Anemone patens The Prairie Crocus (Anemone patens) is the provincial flower of Manitoba. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Strix nebulosa Forster, 1772 The Great Grey Owl or Lapland Owl (Strix nebulosa) is a very large owl. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Picea glauca (Moench) Voss The White Spruce (Picea glauca) is a medium-sized evergreen tree growing to 15-30 m tall, rarely to 40 m tall, and with a trunk diameter of up to 1 m. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Binomial name Bison bison (Linnaeus, 1758) Subspecies B. b. ... The first part of the coat of arms of the province of Manitoba, Canada, officially The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Province of Manitoba, was the shield, which was assigned by royal warrant of King Edward VII on May 10, 1905. ... Manitobas official flag since 1965 The Flag of Manitoba is a variation of the Red Ensign which bears the shield of the provincial coat of arms. ...

Newfoundland and Labrador

Great Seal
Great Seal
Newfoundland Tartan
Newfoundland Tartan

Motto: Quaerite Prime Regnum Dei (Latin: Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Official languages English Flower {{{Flower}}} Tree {{{Tree}}} Bird {{{Bird}}} Capital St. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Newfoundland_and_Labrador. ... The Great Seal of Newfoundland was given royal approval in 1827. ... The Great Seal of Newfoundland was given royal approval in 1827. ... Image File history File links Newfoundland. ... Image File history File links Newfoundland. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Purple Pitcher Plant, Sarracenia pupurea, is a carnivorous plant in the family Sarraceniaceae. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Fratercula arctica (Linnaeus, 1758) The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) is a seabird in the auk family. ... Game is any animal hunted for food. ... Binomial name Lagopus mutus (Montin, 1781) The Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) is a small (31-35 cm) bird in the grouse family. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... Labradorite, a feldspar mineral, is a member of the plagioclase series. ... The Guppy (Poecilia reticulata) is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world. ... Binomial name Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758 The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, is a well-known food fish belonging to the family Gadidae. ... Phyla Placozoa (trichoplax) Orthonectida (orthonectids) Rhombozoa (dicyemids) Subregnum Parazoa Porifera (sponges) Subregnum Eumetazoa Radiata (unranked) (radial symmetry) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Bilateria (unranked) (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Myxozoa (slime animals) Superphylum Deuterostomia (blastopore becomes anus) Chordata (vertebrates, etc. ... Binomial name Rangifer tarandus The reindeer, known as caribou in North America, is an Arctic-dwelling deer (Rangifer tarandus). ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog is a mammal in the order Carnivora. ... Breed standards (external links) FCI, AKC, ANKC, CKC KC(UK), NZKC, UKC The Newfoundland is a large, usually black, breed of dog originally used as a working dog in Canada. ... The Labrador Retriever Canis familiaris (Labrador or Lab for short), is one of several kinds of retriever, and is the most popular breed of dog (by registered ownership) in both the United States and the United Kingdom. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Picea mariana The Black Spruce (Picea mariana) is a common coniferous tree in North America. ... A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that is evoking and eulogizing the history, traditions and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nations government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people. ... Ode to Newfoundland is the official provincial anthem of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The Coat of Arms of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada was originally granted by King Charles I of England on January 1, 1637 to David Kirke, Governor of Newfoundland from 1638 to 1651. ... Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador The flag of Newfoundland and Labrador was introduced in 1980, and was designed by Newfoundland artist Christopher Pratt. ...

New Brunswick

Black Capped Chickadee
Black Capped Chickadee

Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope restored) Official languages English, French Flower Purple Violet Tree Balsam Fir Bird Black-capped Chickadee Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant-Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Shawn Graham (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 10 10 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Brunswick. ... Image File history File links Black-capped Chickadee on spruce tree 12-28-2004. ... Image File history File links Black-capped Chickadee on spruce tree 12-28-2004. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Parus atricapillus Linnaeus, 1766 Synonyms Poecile atricapillus The Black-capped Chickadee, Parus atricapillus or Poecile atricapillus, is a small songbird, a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Abies balsamea (L.) Mill. ... Loess field in Germany Soil horizons are formed by combined biological, chemical and physical alterations. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The coat of arms of New Brunswick Officially known as The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Province of New Brunswick, New Brunswicks coat of arms was begun when the shield and motto in the achievement were granted on May 26, 1868 by Queen Victoria. ... The Flag of New Brunswick consists of a banner of the provincial arms, the flag was adopted by proclamation on February 24, 1965. ...

Nova Scotia

Bluenose II
Bluenose II

Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages none (English, French, Gaelic de facto) Flower Trailing arbutus Tree Red Spruce Bird Osprey Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 11... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nova_Scotia. ... Image File history File links Bluenose. ... Image File history File links Bluenose. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) For other uses, see Mayflower (disambiguation). ... Species Epigaea asiatica Epigaea repens Epigaea is a genus of two species of flowering plants in the Ericaceae. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Pandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758) Subspecies (Linnaeus, 1758) Eurasian Osprey (Gmelin, 1788) North American Osprey Maynard, 1887 Caribbean Osprey (Vieillot, 1816) Australasian Osprey The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) is a medium large raptor which is a specialist fish-eater with a worldwide distribution. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Picea rubens Sarg. ... Several types of berries from the market, but of those shown, only blueberries are true berries. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog is a mammal in the order Carnivora. ... The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is one of the most unusual breeds of gundog, at least in terms of how the dog works. ... A selection of gemstone pebbles made by tumbling rough rock with abrasive grit, in a rotating drum. ... Agate is a term applied not to a distinct mineral species, but to an aggregate of various forms of silica, chiefly chalcedony. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... Stilbite is a mineral of the zeolite group consisting of hydrated calcium aluminium silicate, NaCa2Al5Si13O36*14H2O. Stilbite from Kiui Island, Alaska, USA Usually a small proportion of the calcium is replaced by sodium. ... Bluenose was a Canadian schooner from Nova Scotia, a celebrated racing ship and a symbol of the province. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The coat of arms of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, officially the Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia, is the oldest provincial achievement of arms in Canada, and the oldest British coat of arms outside Great Britain. ... Categories: Stub | Nova Scotia | Flags of Canada ...

Ontario

Amethyst
Amethyst

Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ontario. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Amethyst_cut. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Amethyst_cut. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Binomial name Trillium grandiflorum (Michx. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Gavia immer (Brunnich, 1764) The Great Northern Diver, known in North America as the Common Loon (Gavia immer), is a large member of the loon, or diver, family. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Pinus strobus L. Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) is a large pine native to eastern North America, occurring from Newfoundland west to Minnesota and southeasternmost Manitoba, and south along the Appalachian Mountains to the extreme north of Georgia. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... Amethyst (SiO2) is a violet or purple variety of quartz often used as an ornament. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Species See text. ... The Coat of Arms of Ontario, formally The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Ontario, was begun when the shield was granted by Royal Warrant of Queen Victoria in 1868. ... Ontarios official flag since 1965 The current Flag of Ontario was proclaimed the official flag of the Canadian province of Ontario by the Flag Act on May 21, 1965. ... The Great Seal of Ontario was authorized by an Order-in-Council and has been used since January 1, 1870. ...

Quebec

Snowy Owl (harfang des neiges)
Snowy Owl (harfang des neiges)

Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Flower Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor Linné) Tree Yellow Birch Bird Snowy Owl Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... Image File history File links Flag_of_Quebec. ... Download high resolution version (750x841, 144 KB)Snowy Owl. ... Download high resolution version (750x841, 144 KB)Snowy Owl. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Binomial name Iris versicolor L. Iris versicolor, also commonly known as the Harlequin Blueflag the Blue Flag Iris and other varitations of those names, is a species of Iris naive to North America where it is common in sedge meadows, marshes, and along streambanks and shores. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Bubo scandiacus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) is a large owl of the typical owl family Strigidae. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Betula alleghaniensis Britt. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Coat of arms, with the motto licence plate with the motto Je me souviens is the official motto of the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... For other uses, see Fleur-de-lis (disambiguation). ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Fête Nationale parade, MontrealPICTURE IS TOO DISTURBING TO LOOK AT, DO NOT LOOK AT THIS PICTURE OR YOU WILL CATCH THE FRENCH! (lol) The Fête nationale du Québec (Quebec National Holiday) is an official holiday of Quebec, Canada. ... Quebec coat of arms. ... Flag of Quebec The flag of Quebec, called the Fleurdelisé, was adopted by the provincial government of Quebec, Canada, during the government of Maurice Duplessis. ...

Prince Edward Island

Blue Jay
Blue Jay

Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti The Small Protected By The Great) Official languages English Flower Ladys Slipper Tree Red Oak Bird Blue Jay Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant-Governor Barbara Oliver Hagerman Premier Pat Binns (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 4 4 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... Image File history File links Flag_of_Prince_Edward_Island. ... Download high resolution version (1200x1200, 703 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1200x1200, 703 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Genera See Taxonomy of the orchid family. ... Binomial name Cypripedium acaule L. Cypripedium acaule is a member of the orchid genus Cypripedium. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Cyanocitta cristata Linnaeus, 1758 Blue Jay range The Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a North American jay, a handsome bird with predominantly lavender-blue to mid-blue feathering from the top of the head to midway down the back. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Quercus rubra L. The Northern red oak, Quercus rubra (Quercus borealis in some older references), is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). ... Loess field in Germany Soil horizons are formed by combined biological, chemical and physical alterations. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The coat of arms of Prince Edward Island, known officially as The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Province of Prince Edward Island, was begun when the shield and motto in the achievement were granted in 1905 by royal warrant of the late King Edward VII. In the... The flag of Prince Edward Island, Canada, is a banner of the provincial arms. ...

Saskatchewan

Potash
Potash

Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (Latin: From many peoples, strength) Official languages English Flower Western Red Lily Tree Paper Birch Bird Sharp-tailed Grouse Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant-Governor Gordon Barnhart Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saskatchewan. ... Potash Source: US Government File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Potash Source: US Government File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Tympanuchus phasianellus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Sharp-tailed Grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus, is a medium-sized grouse. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Betula papyrifera Marsh. ... Subfamilies There are 7 subfamilies: Subfamily Arundinoideae Subfamily Bambusoideae Subfamily Centothecoideae Subfamily Chloridoideae Subfamily Panicoideae Subfamily Pooideae Subfamily Stipoideae The true grasses are monocotyledonous plants (Class Liliopsida) in the Family Poaceae, also known as Gramineae. ... Orders Multituberculata (extinct) Palaeoryctoides (extinct) Triconodonta (extinct) Subclass Australosphenida Ausktribosphenida Monotremata Subclass Eutheria (excludes extinct ancestors) Afrosoricida Anagaloidea (extinct) Arctostylopida (extinct) Artiodactyla Carnivora Cetacea Chiroptera Cimolesta (extinct) Cingulata Creodonta (extinct) Condylarthra (extinct) Dermoptera Desmostylia (extinct) Dinocerata (extinct) Embrithopoda (extinct) Hyracoidea Insectivora Lagomorpha Leptictida (extinct) Litopterna (extinct) Macroscelidea Mesonychia (extinct) Notoungulata... Binomial name Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann, 1780 The White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer found throughout most of the continental United States, southern Canada, Mexico, Central America and northern portions of South America as far south as Peru. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... Potash Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. ... Curling is a precision team sport similar to bowls or bocce, played on a rectangular sheet of prepared ice by two teams of four players each, using heavy polished granite stones which they slide down the ice towards a target area called the house. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Species T. aestivum T. boeoticum T. compactum T. dicoccoides T. dicoccon T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta T. sphaerococcum References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 For the indie rock group see: Wheat (band). ... The first part of the coat of arms of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada, officially the Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Province of Saskatchewan, was the shield, which was assigned by royal warrant of King Edward VII on August 25, 1906. ... Saskatchewans official flag since 1969 Hypothetical flag of Saskatchewan (1906–1969), never used The current flag of Saskatchewan, Canada, which has the proportions 2:1, was adopted in 1969. ...

Nunavut

Inukshuk
Enlarge
Inukshuk

Motto: Nunavut Sannginivut (Inuktitut: Nunavut our strength or Our land our strength) Official languages Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French Capital Iqaluit Largest city Iqaluit Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Premier Paul Okalik (independent) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 Nancy Karetak-Lindell 1 Willie Adams Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nunavut. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3120x3084, 383 KB) Beschreibung Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols Inukshuk Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3120x3084, 383 KB) Beschreibung Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols Inukshuk Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize... An inukshuk on the flag of Nunavut An inukshuk (Inuktitut: inuksuk / ᐃᓄᒃᓱᒃ, plural inuksuit / ᐃᓄᒃᓱᐃᑦ) is a stone landmark used as a milestone or directional marker by the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic. ... Binomial name Saxifraga oppositifolia L. The Purple Saxifrage (Saxifraga oppositifolia) is a species of plant that is very common all over the high arctic and also some high mountainous areas further south, including northern Britain, the Alps and the Rocky Mountains. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Lagopus mutus (Montin, 1781) The Ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) is a small (31-35 cm) bird in the grouse family. ... The Canadian Eskimo Dog, otherwise known as the Qimmiq, is a larger breed of Arctic dog commonly found pulling sleds fortheir Inuit counterparts. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The Coat of Arms of the Territory of Nunavut (formally known as The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Nunavut), was granted by a warrant by Roméo LeBlanc, Governor-General of Canada, dated March 31, 1999, one day before the territory of Nunavut, Canada was created. ... The Flag of Nunavut was proclaimed on 1 April 1999, along with the territory of Nunavut in Canada. ...

Northwest Territories

Gyr Falcon
Gyr Falcon

Motto: none Official languages Dene Suline, Cree, Dogrib, English, French, Gwich’in, Inuktitut, Slavey Flower Mountain avens Tree Tamarack Bird Gyr Falcon Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government (no party affiliations)) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 1 Area Total  - Land  - Water... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Northwest_Territories. ... Image File history File links Falco_rusticolus. ... Image File history File links Falco_rusticolus. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Binomial name Dryas octopetala L. Mountain Avens or White Dryas (Dryas octopetala) is a alpine and arctic flowering plant in the Rosaceae. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Falco rusticolus Linnaeus, 1758 Gyr redirects here. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Larix laricina Tamarack Larch, or Tamarack or American Larch (Larix laricina) is a species of larch native to northern North America, mainly in Canada, from eastern Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories east to Newfoundland, and also south into the northeastern United States from Minnesota to northern Pennsylvania; there... The Guppy (Poecilia reticulata) is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world. ... Binomial name Thymallus arcticus (Pallas, 1776) The Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. ... Minerals are natural compounds formed through geological processes. ... General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ... A selection of gemstone pebbles made by tumbling rough rock with abrasive grit, in a rotating drum. ... // A scattering of round-brilliant cut diamonds shows off the many reflecting facets. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Binomial name Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774 The polar bear (Ursus maritimus), also known as the white bear, northern bear, or sea bear, is a large bear native to the Arctic. ... Coat of Arms of the Northwest Territories The Coat of Arms of the Northwest Territories (AKA: Armourial Bearings) was given royal warrant on February 7, 1957, by Queen Elizabeth II. Description The crest consists of two gold narwhals guarding a compass rose, symbolic of the magnetic North Pole. ... Categories: Stub | Northwest Territories | Flags of Canada ...

Yukon

Fireweed
Fireweed

Motto: none Official languages English, French Flower Fireweed Tree Subalpine Fir Bird Common Raven Capital Whitehorse Largest city Whitehorse Commissioner Geraldine Van Bibber Premier Dennis Fentie (Yukon Party) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 1 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 9th 482,443 km² 474,391 km... Image File history File links Flag_of_Yukon. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1148x1684, 2275 KB) Epilobe à feuilles étroites Name : Epilobium angustifolium Family : Onagraceae Author : Delphine Ménard (notafish }<;>) Photo prise au Québec, Juillet 2001 Argentique numérisé à 300 dpi. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1148x1684, 2275 KB) Epilobe à feuilles étroites Name : Epilobium angustifolium Family : Onagraceae Author : Delphine Ménard (notafish }<;>) Photo prise au Québec, Juillet 2001 Argentique numérisé à 300 dpi. ... Clivia miniata A cluster of flowers (Clivia miniata) A Blue Summer Flower. ... Binomial name Epilobium angustifolium L. For the tropical plant, see Crassocephalum. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Binomial name Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758 Common Raven range The Common Raven (Corvus corax) is a large black bird in the crow family, with iridescent feathers. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... Binomial name Abies lasiocarpa (Hooker) Nuttall The Subalpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa) is a western North American fir, native to the mountains of Yukon, British Columbia and western Alberta in Canada; southeastern Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, western Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, northeastern Nevada, and the Trinity Alps in... A selection of gemstone pebbles made by tumbling rough rock with abrasive grit, in a rotating drum. ... Lazulite is a blue mineral, a hydrated magnesium aluminium phosphate. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The coat of arms of Yukon, Canada (formally known as the Arms of Her Majesty in Right of the Yukon Territory) was commissioned by the federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and designed by well-known heraldry expert Alan Beddoes in the early 1950s. ... Categories: Yukon | Flags of Canada | Stub ...

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