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List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols

 

List of Canadian provincial and territorial symbols

This is a list of the symbols of Canadian provinces and territories. Each province and territory has a unique set of official symbols.

Contents

  • Provinces 1
  • Territories 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Provinces

Province
Flag and arms
Flower Bird Animal Tree Mineral Motto Other Capital
Alberta[1]

Wild rose Great horned owl Big horn sheep Lodgepole pine Petrified wood Fortis et liber (strong and free) Provincial fish: bull trout; provincial grass: rough fescue; song: "Alberta" Edmonton
British Columbia[2]

Pacific dogwood Steller's jay Spirit bear Western redcedar Jade Splendor sine occasu (splendour without diminishment) Provincial fish: Pacific salmon Victoria
Manitoba[3][4]

Prairie crocus Great grey owl Plains bison White spruce Nickel Gloriosus et liber (glorious and free) Provincial fish: walleye, provincial grass: big bluestem, Provincial Fossil: Tylosaurus Pembinensis (Mosasaur) Winnipeg
New Brunswick[5]

Purple violet Black-capped chickadee - Balsam fir - Spem reduxit (hope was restored) Provincial soil: Holmesville Fredericton
Newfoundland and Labrador[6]

Purple pitcher plant Atlantic puffin Caribou Black spruce Labradorite Quaerite primum regnum dei (seek ye first the kingdom of God) Anthem: "Ode to Newfoundland", Newfoundland Tricolour, Labrador flag St. John's
Nova Scotia[7]

Mayflower Osprey - Red spruce Stilbite Munit haec et altera vincit (one defends and the other conquers) The Bluenose, Nova Scotia tartan; song: "Farewell to Nova Scotia"; dog: Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever; berry: wild blueberry; fossil: Hylonomus lyelli; gemstone: agate Halifax
Ontario[8]

White trillium Common loon - Eastern white pine Amethyst Ut incepit fidelis sic permanet (loyal she began thus she remains) - Toronto
Prince Edward Island[9]

Lady's slipper Blue jay - Red oak - Parva sub ingenti (the small under the protection of the great) Provincial soil: Charlottetown; anthem: "The Island Hymn" Charlottetown
Quebec[10][11]

Blue flag iris Snowy owl - Yellow birch - Je me souviens (I remember) Provincial symbol: fleur-de-lis Quebec City
Saskatchewan[12]

Western red lily Sharp-tailed grouse White-tailed deer Paper birch Potash Multis e gentibus vires (from many peoples, strength) Provincial fish: walleye, provincial grass: needle-and-thread grass Regina

Territories

Territory
Flag and arms
Flower Bird Animal Tree Mineral Motto Other Capital
Northwest Territories[13]

Mountain avens Gyrfalcon Arctic grayling Tamarack larch Diamond - Territorial symbol: polar bear Yellowknife
Nunavut[14]

Purple saxifrage Rock ptarmigan Canadian Eskimo Dog - - Nunavut Sanginivut (Our land, our strength) Territorial symbol: inukshuk Iqaluit
Yukon[15]

Fireweed Common raven - Subalpine fir Lazulite - - Whitehorse

See also

References

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