Platinum Jubilee Fest

Join Government House in celebrating Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee with music, refreshments and festivity!

Share Your Voice: The Democracy & Me Poetry Contest

Young British Columbians are invited to express themselves through poetry or spoken word on the topic of democracy, with a chance to win a trip to Victoria!

Nominate an Extraordinary British Columbian for the Order of BC

Nominations are now open for the Order of British Columbia, the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens.

A Symbolic Gesture of Remembrance: The First Poppy Presentation

The presentation of the first poppy to the Lieutenant Governor marks the start of the annual Poppy Campaign, in support of veterans and their families. Learn more about the history and relevance of this ceremony.

Ready Aye Ready: Sailing with the Royal Canadian Navy

I’m excited to share that I will be joining the Royal Canadian Navy to sail on the HMCS Calgary from Prince Rupert to Alert Bay.

Sustainability, Friendship and Big Inspiration: Students on the TSL Experience

At the Trust for Sustainable Living Schools Essay Competition and Debates, students discuss sustainability, new friendships and big inspiration

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

The Order of British Columbia Investiture Ceremony

Fourteen exceptional British Columbians will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition, in a special ceremony at Government House

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