British Columbia Government
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The premier of BC is Christy Clark.
The party in power provincially is the BC Liberal Party.
The provincial leader of the Opposition party is Adrian Dix.
The provincial Opposition party is BC New Democratic Party.
Facts about British Columbia.
- British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada's 10 provinces.
- B.C.'s population was 4,510,858 million people as of 2010.
- B.C.'s total land and freshwater area is 95 million hectares, larger than France and Germany combined.
- British Columbia occupies about 10 per cent of Canada's land surface.
- B.C. has nearly 1,000 provincial parks and protected areas, attracting about 20 million visits every year.
- British Columbia is Canada's third-largest generator of hydro electricity.
- Tourism contributed $13.1 billion to the provincial economy in 2008.
- Capital City of British Columbia is Victoria.
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