What could be more fitting in this Jubilee Year marking sixty years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada than to celebrate our relationship, and yes, our fascination… Read More
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, laying the cornerstone for the new British Columbia Provincial Museum and Archives. Photo: Jim Ryan BC Archives F-08213 While there have been many Royal visitors to the museum,… Read More
Princess Margaret at the Lieutenant-Governor’s Ball held in H.M.C.S. Discovery, Vancouver, July 25, 1958. The Princess was escorted by the Lieutenant-Governor, Frank Mackenzie Ross, and R.W. Bonner, Q.C., the Attorney-General. Excerpt from V2002:05/1.2… Read More
In 1954 HRH Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (he became a Prince in 1957), came to Victoria as part of his trip to Vancouver to open the forerunner of the Commonwealth Games, the British… Read More
A collection of photographs from the BC Archives documenting various visits by Queen Elizabethh II to the Province of British Columbia.