Ceremonial role

Ceremonial Role

The Lieutenant Governor takes part in military ceremonies and is also frequently invited to preside over Awards ceremonies that recognize the bravery, achievement and outstanding public service of Albertans.

Some examples include:

  • the Alberta Order of Excellence investiture
  • the Order of St. John of Jerusalem investiture
  • the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal presentations
  • the Duke of Edinburgh Awards
  • the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards
  • service award presentations for members of the military and police
  • halls of fame induction ceremonies
  • scholarship presentations
  • and a range of community volunteer recognition events.  

When attending events and ceremonies, the Lieutenant Governor is always accompanied by an Aide-de-Camp and a security contingent.