Vice-Regal Role

The Lieutenant Governor represents the Crown in British Columbia. As Her Majesty’s direct representative in the province, the Lieutenant Governor is first in the provincial order of precedence and as such:

  • Represents the Crown as Chief Executive Officer during state and ceremonial events;
  • Acts as the vice-regal host for distinguished guests to British Columbia;
  • Perpetuates the traditional bond between the Crown, the Canadian Forces and uniformed services across British Columbia;
  • Supports an ongoing relationship between the Crown and the Indigenous Peoples of British Columbia and represents Her Majesty at appropriate events and ceremonies.