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About British Columbia

About British Columbia

Criminal Organization
Parent Corporation
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4, Canada
Phone Number
+1 604-665-9000

The provincial government of British Columbia is the body responsible for the administration of the Canadian province of British Columbia. A constitutional monarchy, the Crown is the corporation sole, assuming distinct roles: the executive, as the Crown-in-Council; the legislature, as the Crown-in-Parliament; and the courts, as the Crown-on-the-Bench. Three institutions—the Executive Council; the Legislative Assembly; and the judiciary, respectively—exercise the powers of the Crown. The term Government of British Columbia can refer to either the collective set of all three institutions, or more specifically to the executive—ministers of the Crown of the day, and the non-political staff within each provincial department or agency, i.e. the civil services, whom the ministers direct—which corporately brands itself as the Government of British Columbia, or more formally, Her Majesty's Government.