BC150 The Founding of British Columbia

The year 2008 marks the 150th Anniversary of British Columbia as a Crown Colony. Through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts, cross government, year long, province-wide festivities have celebrated this important milestone known as BC150. It has been a year of significant accomplishment. Communities far and wide initiated programs to enshrine their proud, local history and heritage into the archival fabric of the Province’s compelling legacy. As an integral aspect of these festivities, and during Veterans’ Week 2008, the British Columbia Veterans Commemorative Association (BCVCA) unveiled a program to the sesquicentennial Anniversary of the founding of the Province, referred to as,

“On Guard For Thee”

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