The territory in the north-west coast of united states, once known because of the designation of "brand new Caledonia." Its federal government is provided for by 21 & 22 Vict. c. 99. Vancouver Island is united to it because of the 29 & 30 Vict. c. 67. See 33 & 34 Vict. c. 06.
a province in western Canada
The lumber trade of British Columbia has suffered from lack of an adequate market, but is increasing with the greater demand from the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.