Celebratory Role

The Lieutenant Governor celebrates, inspires and connects British Columbians, while promoting the history, culture and achievements of the province. She instills pride in the rich beauty natural resources of B.C., as well as the accomplishments of the people of British Columbia.

In this role, the Lieutenant Governor:

  • Recognizes distinguished British Columbians by presenting orders, decorations and medals, including prestigious award programs that carry the name of the Lieutenant Governor
  • Provides personal patronage to support and encourage worthy endeavours focused on public service, philanthropy, the arts and community volunteerism
  • Hosts and attends celebrations and social events to connect British Columbians
  • Showcases the heritage, art and culture of the province while hosting members of the Royal Family, heads of state, ambassadors, consuls general and other distinguished visitors