The Lieutenant Governor is Her Majesty the Queen's representative in Alberta.
The role of the Lieutenant Governor is steeped in history and tradition. In addition to fulfilling a key constitutional function, the office helps preserve a unique part of Canada's traditions, heritage and character.
2012 is Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of service as Queen. Over the years, The Queen has made 23 Royal Tours to Canada - more than any other Commonwealth country. The last visit to Alberta was in 2005.