Vice-Regal Role

The Honourable Judith Guichon hosting a dinner for HRH The Duke of York.

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a dinner for
HRH The Duke of York during his visit to Victoria
in May 2013.

The Lieutenant Governor represents the Crown in British Columbia. As Her Majesty’s direct representative in the province, the Lieutenant Governor is first in the provincial order of precedence and as such:

  • Represents the Crown as Chief Executive Officer during state and ceremonial events;
  • Acts as the vice-regal host for distinguished guests to British Columbia;
  • Perpetuates the traditional bond between the Crown, the Canadian Forces and uniformed services across British Columbia;
  • Perpetuates the traditional bond between the Crown and First Nations and represents Her Majesty at appropriate events and ceremonies.
The Honourable Judith Guichon inspecting the honour guard from the Royal Canadian Navy.

The Lieutenant Governor inspects a 100-person honour guard
from the Royal Canadian Navy at the Opening of the Legislature.