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List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols

    Here is a list of the symbols of Canadian provinces and territories.

    Alberta

    • Provincial flower: Wild rose, Rosa acicularis
    • Provincial bird: Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus
    • Provincial tree: Lodgepole Pine, Pinus contorta var. latifolia
    • Provincial mammal: Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis
    • Provincial fish: Bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus
    • Provincial stone: Petrified wood
    • Provincial motto: Fortis et liber (Strong and free)
    • Provincial colours: Gold and blue
    • Provincial grass: Rough Fescue, Festuca scabrella
    • Coat of Arms of Alberta
    • Flag of Alberta
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    British Columbia

    • Provincial flower: Pacific dogwood, Cornus nuttalli
    • Provincial bird: Steller's Jay, Cyanocitta stelleri
    • Provincial tree: Western Redcedar, Thuja plicata donn
    • Provincial gemstone: Jade
    • Provincial motto: Splendor sine occasu (Splendour without diminishment)
    • Coat of Arms of British Columbia [2]
    • Flag of British Columbia
    • Symbols (Government of BC)

    Manitoba

    • Provincial flower: Prairie crocus, Anemone patens
    • Provincial bird: Great Grey Owl, Strix nebulosa
    • Provincial tree: White Spruce, Picea glauca
    • Provincial motto: Gloriosus et liber (Glorious and free)
    • Provincial symbol: Bison, Bison bison
    • Coat of Arms of Manitoba
    • Flag of Manitoba
    • Symbols (Government of Manitoba)

    New Brunswick

    • Provincial flower: Purple violet, Viola cucullata
    • Provincial bird: Black-capped Chickadee, Parus atricapillus
    • Provincial tree: Balsam Fir, Abies balsamea
    • Provincial soil: Holmesville Soil Series
    • Provincial motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored)
    • Coat of Arms of New Brunswick
    • Flag of New Brunswick
    • Symbols (Government of New Brunswick)

    Newfoundland and Labrador

    • Provincial flower: Northern pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea
    • Provincial bird: Atlantic Puffin, Fratercula arctica
    • Provincial game bird: Ptarmigan, Lagopus spp.
    • Provincial motto: Quaerite primum regnum dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God)
    • Coat of Arms of Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Symbols (Government of Nfld.-Lab.)

    Nova Scotia

    • Provincial flower: Mayflower or trailing arbutus, Epigaea repens
    • Provincial bird: Osprey, Pandion haliaetus
    • Provincial tree: Red Spruce
    • Provincial berry: Wild blueberry
    • Provincial dog: Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever
    • Provincial gemstone: Agate
    • Provincial mineral: Stilbite
    • Maritime ambassador: Bluenose II
    • Provincial motto: Munit haec et altera vincit (One defends and the other conquers)
    • Coat of Arms of Nova Scotia
    • Flag of Nova Scotia
    • Symbols (Government of Nova Scotia)

    Ontario

    • Provincial tartan: Official Tartan of Ontario
    • Provincial flower: White trillium, Trillium grandiflorum
    • Provincial bird: Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • Provincial tree: Eastern White Pine, Pinus strobus
    • Provincial mineral: Amethyst
    • Provincial motto: Ut incepit fidelis sic permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains)
    • Provincial symbol: Trillium flower
    • Coat of Arms of Ontario
    • Flag of Ontario
    • Great Seal of the province of Ontario
    • Symbols (Government of Ontario)

    Prince Edward Island

    • Provincial flower: Pink Lady's Slipper, Cypripedium acaule
    • Provincial bird: Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • Provincial tree: Red oak, Quercus rubra
    • Provincial soil: Charlottetown soil
    • Provincial motto: Parva sub ingenti (The small under the protection of the great)
    • Coat of Arms of Prince Edward Island
    • Flag of Prince Edward Island
    • Symbols (Government of PEI)

    Quebec

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    • Provincial flower: Blue flag, Iris versicolor
    • Provincial bird: Snowy Owl, Nyctea scandiaca
    • Provincial tree: Yellow birch, Betula alleghaniensis
    • Provincial motto: Je me souviens (I remember)
    • Provincial symbol: Fleur de lis
    • Coat of Arms of Quebec
    • Flag of Quebec
    • Symbols (Government of Quebec)

    Saskatchewan

    • Provincial flower: Western red lily, Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum
    • Provincial bird: Sharp-tailed Grouse, Pedioectes phasianellus jamesi
    • Provincial tree: Paper Birch, Betula papyrifera
    • Provincial grass: Needle-and-thread grass, Hesperostipa comata
    • Provincial mammal: White-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus
    • Provincial mineral: Potash
    • Provincial sport: Curling
    • Provincial motto: Multis e gentibus vires (From many peoples, strength)
    • Provincial symbol: Sheaf of wheat
    • Coat of Arms of Saskatchewan
    • Flag of Saskatchewan
    • Symbols (Government of Saskatchewan)

    Northwest Territories

    • Territorial flower: Mountain avens, Dryas octopetala
    • Territorial bird: Gyr Falcon, Falco rusticolus
    • Territorial tree: Tamarack, Larix laricina
    • Territorial fish: Arctic grayling, Thymallus arcticus
    • Territorial mineral: Gold
    • Territorial gemstone: Diamond
    • Territorial motto: none
    • Territorial symbol: Polar bear
    • Coat of Arms of the Northwest Territories
    • Flag of the Northwest Territories
    • Symbols (Government of the NWT)

    Nunavut

    • Territorial symbol: Inukshuk
    • Territorial bird: Rock Ptarmigan, Lagopus mutus
    • Territorial motto: Nunavut sanginivut (Nunavut our strength)
    • Coat of Arms of Nunavut
    • Flag of Nunavut
    • Symbols (Government of Nunavut)

    Yukon

    • Territorial flower: Fireweed, Epilobium angustifolium
    • Territorial bird: Raven, Corvus corax
    • Territorial tree: Subalpine Fir, Abies lasiocarpa
    • Territorial gemstone: Lazulite
    • Territorial motto: None
    • Coat of Arms of Yukon
    • Flag of Yukon
    • Symbols (Government of Yukon)