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.

The Heraldic Traditions of British Columbia

To mark the visit of the Governor General, her heraldic shield has been installed at Government House, part of a long tradition of heraldry in the province

Canada’s Vice Regal Family

Meet the members of Canada’s Vice Regal family, who represent The Queen in each province and territory

Consul General of Vietnam

As Her Majesty’s direct representative in the province, the Lieutenant Governor acts as the vice-regal host for diplomatic guests to British Columbia, including ambassadors and consuls general

Ambassador of Japan to Canada

As Her Majesty’s direct representative in the province, the Lieutenant Governor acts as the vice-regal host for diplomatic guests to British Columbia, including ambassadors and consuls general

Ambassador of Mongolia to Canada

As Her Majesty’s direct representative in the province, the Lieutenant Governor acts as the vice-regal host for diplomatic guests to British Columbia, including ambassadors and consuls general

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