The flag of British Columbia is based upon the shield of the provincial arms of British Columbia.

The four wavy white and three wavy blue lines symbolize the province's location between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. The setting sun represents the fact that British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province. The sun may also reflect the provincial motto "Splendor sine occasu" (beauty that never diminishes) – or, in other words, the sun that never sets. The Union Flag on top reflects the province's British heritage, while the King Edward crown in the centre represents the Canadian Royal Family.

Proposals for a New British Columbia Province FlagEdit