The LG Report: Winter/Spring 2019

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

Follow the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates on events and activities. Photo of the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau and the Honourable Janet Austin taken by Adam Scotti.

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

Follow the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates on events and activities.

Her Honour’s Audience with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Photo credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire As the representative of The Crown in the province of British Columbia, all Lieutenant Governors have an audience with Her Majesty The Queen near the start of their mandate.  On October 16, 2018, the Honourable Janet...

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...

Notice of Temporary Front Gate Closure

On November 20, 2018, the grounds of Government House will be closed from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm due to construction on the front gate. Access to the grounds throughout the day via the other two gates along Rockland Avenue....

Job Postings at Government House

Banquet Server – part time Banquet Bartender – part time Banquet Dishwasher – part time An opportunity to apply your exceptional service and hospitality skills. Government House is in search of customer focused and hospitality minded professionals to join the...

Her Honour’s B.C. Book Club

Dear friends, Recently I received a thoughtful, handwritten message from a friend who is advocating the return of the letter as an antidote to the persuasive and addictive pull of instant e-communication. How lovely it is to receive something written...

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

"It was an enormous honour to join those participating this morning for the Official Opening of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities Annual Conference. As the representative of the Crown in British Columbia, and on behalf of all British Columbians,...

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. As an official Canadian honour, the...

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...