FACTOID # 24: Looking for table makers? Head to Mississippi, with an overwhlemingly large number of employees in furniture manufacturing.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Order of British Columbia

The Order of British Columbia is British Columbia's highest award for outstanding achievement. Established by statute in 1989 the award is appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia based on recommendations from an advisory council. Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages none stated in law; English is de facto Flower Pacific dogwood Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 36 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Lieutenant Governor or Lieutenant-Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ...


The advisory council includes:

  • The Chief Justice of British Columbia (Chair)
  • The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
  • A President, in turn, of one of British Columbia's Public Universities, for a two-year term
  • The President of the Union of B.C. Municipalities
  • The Deputy Minister responsible for the Order of British Columbia
  • Two past recipients of the Order

Past appointments include: The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the presiding officer of the British Columbia legislature. ...

On May 18, 2006, Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo appointed 13 people to the Order.[1] These included Steve Nash, NBA basketball star, and Joy Kogawa, an author and poet. Bryan Adams, OC, OBC b. ... Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... This is a list of notable photographers in the art, documentary and fashion traditions. ... Photo of Dr. Geoffery Ballard Dr. Geoffrey Ballard is a Canadian businessman and the founder of Ballard Power Systems, where he served as chairman until 1997. ... Brigadier the Honourable Henry Pybus Budge Bell-Irving, O.C., D.S.O., O.B.E., O.B.C., E.D., C.D., D.Sc. ... Frank Arthur Calder, OC , OBC , L.Th , DD (born August 3, 1915) is an Aboriginal politician in Canada, and is the first status Indian to be elected to any Canadian parliament. ... Raffi on the cover of his album Bananaphone Raffi Cavoukian, OC, OBC (born July 8, 1948), usually known simply as Raffi, is a popular childrens entertainer in Canada, the United States, and the Western world at large. ... Official Portrait of the Hon. ... Lori Fung Methorst (born February 21, 1963, Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian gymnastics coach and retired rhythmic gymnast. ... The Honourable Garde Basil Gardom, QC, OBC, LL.B., BA (born July 17, 1924) is a former Canadian politician, lawyer, and Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. ... Douglas Jung (鄭天崋, pinyin: Zhèng Tiānhuá) (February 24, 1924 - February 1, 2002) was the first ethnic Chinese Member of Parliament (MP) for the Canadian House of Commons. ... Krall, as pictured on the cover of her album The Look of Love Dr Diana Jean Krall, OC, DFA (born November 16, 1964) is a popular Jazz pianist and singer. ... Trevor Linden, OBC, (formerly van der Linden) (born April 11, 1970 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Sarah McLachlan performing at John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, Canada. ... James Mavor Moore, C.C., B.A., D.Litt. ... Ernest Alvia (Smokey) Smith in his official portrait from the Order of British Columbia in 2002. ... As of 22 November 2005 there are twelve living Victoria Cross recipients: Living recipients Recently deceased See also Victoria Cross [Wikipedia Victoria Cross Project] Categories: | ... This is a list of Canadian recipients of the Victoria Cross, the highest war honour of the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations. ... Victoria Cross medal, ribbon, and bar. ... David Suzuki David Takayoshi Suzuki CC, OBC (born March 24, 1936) is a Canadian geneticist who has attained prominence as a science broadcaster and an environmental activist. ... Bold textHello ... Peter Wing (b. ... A Lieutenant Governor or Lieutenant-Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Official Portrait of the Hon. ... Stephen John Nash (born February 7, 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a Canadian All-Star National Basketball Association player for the Phoenix Suns. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Joy Nozomi Kogawa (born 1935) in Vancouver, BC. She was sent to an internment camp during World War Two. ...


External link

  • The order of British Columbia - Provincial Government

  Results from FactBites:
 
Order of British Columbia - Protocol and Events Branch (223 words)
The Order of British Columbia was established by statute on April 21, 1989, to recognize those persons who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the Province or elsewhere.
Appointments to the Order are made by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council (Cabinet), on the recommendation of an Advisory Council.
The Deputy Minister responsible for the Order of British Columbia
Order of British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (173 words)
The Order of British Columbia is British Columbia's highest award for outstanding achievement.
Established by statute in 1989 the award is appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia based on recommendations from an advisory council.
The Deputy Minister responsible for the Order of British Columbia
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m