The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and Household supports the Lieutenant Governor in all areas of her mandate. The Office is also responsible for managing and maintaining Government House, the ceremonial home of all British Columbians, and its surrounding 36 acres of gardens.
To assist and enable the Lieutenant Governor to fulfill the duties of her role, the Office:
- Develops strategy and supports planning and implementation for events attended by the Lieutenant Governor, both at Government House and throughout British Columbia;
- Plans and implements the Lieutenant Governor’s priority programs across the province;
- Promotes and celebrates the heritage and traditions of the Office and of Government House through public outreach and visitor programs; and
- Maintains Government House and its grounds for the enjoyment of the public.
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and Government House are financially supported by federal, provincial and non-public funding.