Prince George is the largest city in northern British Columbia, Canada, with a population of 86,622 in the metropolitan area. It is often called the province's "Northern Capital" or sometimes the "Spruce Capital" because it is the hub city for Northern BC.
Prince George is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The population of Prince George was 71,974 in 2011. The mayor of Prince George is Lyn Hall. It is nicknamed the "BC's Northern Capital" because it is the largest city in northern British Columbia. It is named after King George V and Prince George, Duke of Kent.
- Fraser-Fort George
- British Columbia
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Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902–1942), fourth son of George V. Prince George of Cambridge (born 2013), first son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and third in line to the British throne.
Although this sentence pretty much sums it up: "Nestled deep in the endless forests of northern British Columbia, Prince George is a thriving city of 77,000, and is generally recognized as "BC's Northern Capital."", it is only one of many. This needs some work. --Arch26 00:28, 4 June 2006 (UTC) Arts and Culture
Etymology. The province's name was chosen by Queen Victoria, when the Colony of British Columbia (1858–1866), i.e., "the Mainland", became a British colony in 1858. It refers to the Columbia District, the British name for the territory drained by the Columbia River, in southeastern British Columbia, which was the namesake of the pre-Oregon Treaty Columbia Department of the Hudson's Bay Company.
McGregor existed on the northeast side of the Fraser River 2.2 kilometres (1.4 mi) north-northwest of the Bowron River confluence. Positioned between Sinclair Mills and Upper Fraser, in central British Columbia, the previous community has since dispersed.
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In 2015 and 2016 UNBC was ranked as the number one university of its size in Canada in the Primarily Undergraduate category by Maclean's Magazine. As of 2019, UNBC was ranked in the top three in its category for 12 straight years. In 2007, the university obtained the trademark for "Canada's Green University". Because of its northern latitude, UNBC is a member of the University of the Arctic.
The British Columbia legislature passed Bill 40, which formally established the university, on June 22, 1990. The university was established in response to a grass-roots movement spearheaded by the Interior University Society. UNBC offered a limited number of courses in rented office space in 1992 and 1993 but was opened officially by Queen Elizabeth II, with 1,500 students in 1994 upon the completion of the main Prince George campus after two years of construction.
The governance was modeled on the provincial University of Toronto Act 1906, which established a bicameral system of university government comprising a Senate, responsible for academic policy, and a Board of Governors, which exercises exclusive control over financial policy and having formal authority in all other matters. The President, appointed by the board, was to provide a link between the two bodies and to perform institutional leadership.
The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia is a Level III trauma centre in Northern BC.
The UNBC motto, 'En cha huná, directly translates as "He/she also lives" in the Nak'azdli dialect of the Indigenous language Dakelh. It is interpreted in English as "respecting all forms of life".
The Northern Undergraduate Student Society, known colloquially as NUGSS, represents the undergraduate student body at the University of Northern British Columbia. A non-profit organization, NUGSS serves and represents all undergraduate students at all UNBC campuses. The Society g
The Timberwolves compete in the Canada West Universities Athletic Association. UNBC fields men's and women's teams in soccer and basketball.
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Highway 16 is a highway in British Columbia, Canada. It is an important section of the Yellowhead Highway, a part of the Trans-Canada Highway that runs across Western Canada. The highway closely follows the path of the northern B.C. alignment of the Canadian National Railway. The number "16" was first given to the highway in 1942, and originally, the route that the highway took was more to the north of today's highway, and it was not as long as it is now.
Fort Ware, is now the former name of the community of Kwadacha.Referred to by locals simply as Ware it is an aboriginal community in northern British Columbia, Canada, located in the Rocky Mountain Trench at the confluence of the Finlay, Kwadacha and Fox Rivers, in the Rocky Mountain Trench upstream from the end of the Finlay Reach (north arm) of Williston Lake.
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