Request a Message

Request a Message Throughout British Columbia, many community and non-profit organizations are celebrating significant milestones, hosting conferences and fundraising events, organizing cultural and sporting events, and honouring groups for exceptional public service. The Lieutenant Governor can acknowledge these events and...

Invite the Lieutenant Governor to an Event

Invite the Lieutenant Governor to an Event Each year, the Lieutenant Governor attends many special events, ceremonies and celebrations across British Columbia. If you would like to invite the Lieutenant Governor to an event or if you would like her...

Event Protocol

Event Protocol Event Program For all events which the Lieutenant Governor will attend, Government House staff will liaise with the event organizers to assist them in preparing to host the Lieutenant Governor. They will also prepare a detailed itinerary to...

Honorary Aides-de-Camp

Honorary Aides-de-Camp Honorary Aides-de-Camp are military or civil officers in uniform, acting on a volunteer basis, who mark the official status of The Queen's representative and accompany the Lieutenant Governor to all official engagements. For more information, visit the Protocol page,...

Forms of Address

Forms of Address The full title of the Lieutenant Governor is: Her Honour, the Honourable Janet Austin  Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia The Lieutenant Governor is addressed personally in the second person initially as “Your Honour” and thereafter as “Ma’am”....

Event Planning

Event Planning The Lieutenant Governor is invited to and attends hundreds of events each year. Her Honour travels extensively throughout British Columbia to celebrate, inspire and connect the people of the province. She also hosts events at Government House in...

Lieutenant Governor Events

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Government House Public Events

Public Events at Government House Government House is the ceremonial home of all British Columbians, with the extensive gardens and woodlands open from dawn to dusk throughout the year and the House as the center of ceremonies, receptions and diplomatic...