Lieutenant Governor Lakhani encourages everyone to celebrate the many trailblazers of Asian heritage who have shaped our province through the decades.
April 18 marks the beginning of an annual celebration of Canada's dedicated volunteers
His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh passed away on April 9, 2021.
The United Nation's 2021 theme for this special day is "Youth Standing Up Against Racism."
A message from Lieutenant Governor Lakhani to mark International Women's Day 2021.
On February 26, Pink Shirt Day reminds us all to recommit to ongoing efforts to eliminate bullying from our communities.
In 2010, the UN adopted the first week in February as a time to promote harmony between all people, regardless of faith. Her Honour offers a message of thanks to those who share that goal.
A message from Lieutenant Governor Lakhani recognizing the transformative power of education and thanking educators across Alberta.
Her Honour offers a message of comfort to those grieving loved ones lost in the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 one year ago today.
Her Honour offers a message of hope for the coming year. Please note: due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, this year's New Year's Day levee is cancelled. Watch the message on YouTube.
In keeping with COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Lieutenant Governor will not be hosting the traditional New Year's Day levee. While Her Honour is unable to offer holiday greetings in person, Albertans can watch her holiday video messages on YouTube.
A message from Her Honour to mark the 72nd anniversary of the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Lieutenant Governor Lakhani presented the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers to dedicated Albertans at a series of small group, individual and virtual ceremonies in November.
Her Honour offers a message of thanks to all those working to foster the best future for young Albertans.
A message of support and encouragement from Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Salma Lakhani.
A Remembrance Day statement and video message from Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Salma Lakhani.
A message from Lieutenant Governor Lakhani to mark islamic History Month 2020
A message from Her Honour in recognition of the United Nations International Day of the Girl
A message from Lieutenant Governor Lakhani to mark Gender Equality Week 2020
The Hon Salma Lakhani began her tenure as Her Majesty the Queen's representative on August 26, 2020
As her official tenure as Lieutenant Governor draws to a close, Her Honour offers her thanks and best wishes to all Albertans
An overview of activities and programs undertaken by Lieutenant Governor Mitchell from April to August 2020.
On Wednesday, August 26, Salma Lakhani will be installed as the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. She takes on the role following longstanding service as a community leader and volunteer.
An overview of activities and programs undertaken by Lieutenant Governor Mitchell from January to March 2020.
Lieutenant Governor Mitchell has chosen seven dedicated volunteers for a special commendation in recognition of service to her office.
A message from the Lieutenant Governor to honour National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day.
Congratulations to the six Alberta youth who took home top prizes in the public speaking contest to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.
Mental health has become an important topic of discussion as we adapt to changes brought on by the covid-19 pandemic. There are things we can all do to foster good mental health.
Thank you to everyone who submitted entries to the contest! The winners will be announced June 5, 2020. Visit the History and Heroes website for more information.
The Lieutenant Governor marks National Volunteer Week with a thank you to all the dedicated and caring volunteers across the province.
Active living and active learning go hand in hand. Check out Active For Life for hundreds of fun games, activities and resources to keep kids and families moving.
it's a fun way for students to explore Alberta's history and meet some of the fascinating people who made it happen. Everyone who plays can enter to win a prize. The draw deadline is June 12.
The Lieutenant Governor offers her thanks and encouragement as Albertans respond to the COVID-19 situation.
An overview of activities and programs undertaken by Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell from October to December 2019..
The doors of Government House in Edmonton will be open from 1:30-3:30 pm on January 1st for this time-honoured holiday tradition.
Leading volunteers from Edmonton and Central Alberta received a special honour for longstanding dedication to community service.
Leading community volunteers from Southern Alberta were honoured at a special ceremony at McDougall Centre in Calgary on October 31.
An overview of activities and programs undertaken by Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell from July to September 2019.
The new Edmonton Commonwealth Walkway combines river valley trails through the heart of Edmonton with an innovative app that links users to voices from the past.
The Lieutenant Governor's Circle on Mental Health & Addiction recognized inspiring community leaders with 2019 True Awards and Donald S. Ethell Youth Awards.
Her Honour presented the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal to inspiring young leaders from across the province.
Read an overview of activities and programs undertaken by Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell from April to June 2019.
Congratulations to the recipients and finalists from across Alberta who took part in the awards program for 2019.
Read an overview of activities and programs undertaken by Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell from January to March 2019.
On Feb 15, Grade 5 classes from Baturyn Elementary School in Edmonton took part in the Lieutenant Governor's annual Flag Day celebration at Government House.
Read an overview of activities and programs undertaken by Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell from October to December 2018.
Everyone is welcome to join the Lieutenant Governor at Government House on New Year's Day. The doors will be open to the public from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Guests can meet Lieutenant Governor Mitchell, view historic Government House and enjoy light refreshments and music.
Thank you to everyone who celebrated Alberta's Great War heroes through the SPIRIT of Peace contest. First prize went to Ghalia Aamer from Old Scona High School in Edmonton; second prize went to Sophia Lin from Westmount Charter School in Calgary; and third prize went to Nic de Gier from Hope Christian School in Lacombe.
HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne joined the Lieutenant Governor at the announcement of a Commonwealth Walkway for the city, Canada's second such walkway. It will honour the longstanding service of the Queen and celebrate the shared values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law that unite Commonwealth nations.
Thirty-one Alberta community leaders received the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers in recognition of their exceptional volunteer contributions in a wide range of fields. The award pays tribute to the passion, dedication and commitment of volunteers and recognizes their achievements in the community.
Leaders working to break down stigma and deliver innovative mental health and addiction services are receiving special recognition. Recipients of the True Awards from the Lieutenant Governor's Circle on Mental Health and Addiction set the standard for compassionate care, offer dedicated service and bravely share personal journeys to inspire others.
This is the first in what will be an ongoing series of online reports offering and overview of activities and programs undertaken by Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell. This editions covers events from June to September 2018. The next issue, covering October to December 2018 will be published in early 2019
The Lieutenant Governor invites Alberta students in Grades 10-12 to take part in the SPIRIT of Peace contest and unfold the stories of the frontline and home front heroes from their communities who made a difference during the First World War.
As memorials and celebrations of life take place to honour those who died in the Humboldt tragedy, the Lieutenant Governor extends condolences to those who lost a loved one, as well as thoughts and prayers for the injured.
Lieutenant Governor Mitchell offers her con