Kirsten Marsh (BC Parliament)


Parliament Buildings of British Columbia, Victoria BC

The Parliament Buildings of British Columbia is home to the Legislative Assembly or Legislature. This is where laws are created in the province of British Columbia. The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia represents the division of powers reflected in sections 91 and 92 of the Constitution Act, 1867, in which the federal government has authority to create laws in certain areas, and the provincial government has the authority to do so in others. Whereas federal Parliament is composed of three institutions: the House of Commons, the Senate, and the Queen (represented by the Governor General), provincial parliament is composed of two institutions: the Legislative Assembly and the Queen (represented by the Lieutenant-Governor).

Coordinates: 48.41963°N, 123.37026°W

This content has been updated on 4 December 2016 at 12 h 01 min.