First Annual Report of MacDuff Austin-Chester, Vice Regal Canine Consort

MacDuff, the Vice Regal Canine Consort, is pleased to share his official report of his first year (and a bit) in office

A Lieutenant Governor’s Legacy: Sustainability and Youth Engagement

The Honourable Judith Guichon returns to Government House to help carry on the legacy of her Stewards of the Future program

Welcoming the World to Government House

Government House is excited to welcome students from all over the world to Victoria for the ninth annual Trust for Sustainable Living International Schools Essay Competition and Debates

Voices of Young British Columbians Needed for LG Youth Advisory Council

Are you interested in supporting the work of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia? The Honourable Janet Austin is launching the LG Youth Advisory Council, a voice for the youth of British Columbia

Music on the Lawn

Join us for three nights of live music throughout July at the Government House band shell

The LG Report: Winter/Spring 2019

Highlights of the Lieutenant Governor’s calendar and initiatives throughout winter and spring 2019

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Activity Report, October-December 2018

Highlights of the Lieutenant Governor’s calendar and initiatives throughout October to December 2018

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Activity Report, July-September 2018

Highlights of the Lieutenant Governor’s calendar and initiatives throughout July to September, 2018

Her Honour’s Audience with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, met with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace in London

The Order of British Columbia Investiture Ceremony
The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, was appointed to the Order of British Columbia in 2016. As Lieutenant Governor, she is Chancellor of the Order. Fourteen exceptional British Columbians will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province's highest...
Her Honour’s B.C. Book Club

Reading recommendations from the Honourable Janet Austin

Opening of the 2018 Union of B.C. Municipalities Conference

Her Honour’s opening remarks from the 2018 Union of B.C. Municipalities Conference

The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will present the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 40 recipients at Government House, the ceremonial home of all British Columbians

The British Columbia Wildfires
This summer wildfires burning in British Columbia have had far reaching impact through the province. With nearly 600 fires burning as far south as Vancouver Island to the northern reaches of the province around Telegraph Creek, it would not be...