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Governors of Vancouver Island Term
Richard Blanchard 1849–1851
Sir James Douglas 1858-1864
Sir Arthur Edward Kennedy 1864–1866
Governors of British Columbia Term
Sir James Douglas 1858-1864
Frederick Seymour 1864-1866
Governors of the United Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia Term
Frederick Seymour 1866–1869
Sir Anthony Musgrave 1869-1871
Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia Term
Sir Joseph William Trutch 1871-1876
Albert Norton Richards 1876-1881
Clement Francis Cornwall 1881-1887
Hugh Nelson 1887-1892
Edgar Dewdney (1835 to August 8, 1916) was a Canadian politician originally born in Devonshire, England. He served as lieutenant governor of one province and one territory. He immigrated from England to British Columbia and served as a Conservative Party member of Parliament after B.C. joined Canadian confederation in... Edgar Dewdney 1892-1897
Thomas Robert McInnes 1897-1900
Sir Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière 1900-1906
James Dunsmuir (July 8, 1851-June 6, 1920) was a British Columbian industrialist and politician. Heir to his familys coal fortune, the Dunsmuir family dominated the provinces economy in the late nineteenth century and were a leading force in opposing organized labour. Dunsmuir managed his familys coal... James Dunsmuir 1906-1909
Thomas William Paterson 1909-1914
Sir Frank Stillmann Barnard 1914-1919
Edward Gawler Prior (May 21, 1854-December 12, 1920) was a mining engineer and politician in British Columbia. Prior moved to the province in 1873 to work for a mining company and later founded a hardware and machinery company. Prior was first elected to the provincial legislature in 1886. In... Edward Gawler Prior 1919-1920
Walter Cameron Nichol 1920-1926
Robert Randolph Bruce 1926-1931
John W. Fordham Johnson 1931-1936
Eric Werge Hamber 1936-1941
William Culham Woodward 1941-1946
Charles Arthur Banks 1946-1950
Clarence Wallace 1950-1955
Frank Mackenzie Ross 1955-1960
Photo by Terry Macdonald - Jun 1995 Major-General The Honourable George Randolph Pearkes, VC, CB, DSO, MC, (February 28, 1888 - May 30, 1984) was a Canadian politician, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be... George Randolph Pearkes 1960-1968
John Robert Nicholson 1968-1973
Walter Stewart Owen 1973-1978
Brigadier The Honourable Henry Pybus Budge Bell-Irving, O.C., D.S.O., O.B.E., O.B.C., E.D., C.D., D.Sc.M. (January 21, 1913 - September 21, 2002) was Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia from 1978 to 1983. Born in Vancouver, he was educated at Shawnigan... Henry Pybus Bell-Irving 1978-1983
Robert Gordon Rogers 1983-1988
The Honourable David See-Chai Lam (林思齐, pinyin: Lín Sīqí) (born September 2, 1923) was lieutenant governor of British Columbia from 1988 to 1995. He was Canadas second non-white Lieutenant governor, and the first Asian-Canadian one. Born in Hong Kong, his family... David Lam 1988-1995
Garde Gardom 1995-2001
Her Honour The Honourable Iona Campagnolo (nee Hardy), PC, CM, OBC (born October 18, 1932) is a Canadian politician, currently the lieutenant governor of British Columbia. Born on Galiano Island, she got her start in politics in 1966 she was elected an alderman in the city council of Prince Rupert... Iona Campagnolo 2001-
Lists of viceroys

The following is a list of the Governors and Governors General of Canada and the previous territories and colonies that now make up the country. For the governors of New France see: Governor of New France. Governors from the Conquest to the union of the Canadas (*) Lord Gosford resigned in... Governors General

Lieutenant governors

This is a list of the lieutenant-governors of Alberta, Canada, since its establishment in 1905. Prior to 1905, the Sovereigns representative in what is now Alberta was the lieutenant-governor of the Northwest Territories. For more lists of this type, see Lists of incumbents. Categories: Lists of office... Alberta - British Columbia - This is a historical list of the lieutenant governors of Manitoba, a province of Canada. The earlier lieutenant governors also had juridiction outside of Manitoba, in the adjacent territories. From 1870 to 1876 they were titled Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba and the North-West Territories, and from 1876 to 1905... Manitoba - New Brunswick - This is a list of viceroys for the colony, dominion and province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Proprietary Governors (1610-1728) (*)de facto governor French Gouverneurs of Plaisance (1655-1713) Commodore-Governors (1729-1825) Civil Governors (1825-1855) For Prime Ministers since the establishment of responsible government in 1855 see List... Newfoundland and Labrador - British Governors of Nova Scotia from 1710 to Confederation Lieutenant-Governors of Nova Scotia post-Confederation Categories: Nova Scotia | Lieutenant Governors of Nova Scotia ... Nova Scotia - This is a list of Lieutenant Governors of the Canadian province of Ontario. Lieutenant Governors of Upper Canada Upper Canada was created out of the western part of Quebec by the Constitutional Act of 1791. (*) Military administrators during the War of 1812 (**)Lord Sydenham was also Governor General of Canada... Ontario - This is a list of viceroys for Prince Edward Island (which was known as St. Johns Island until 1799). The colony had governors until confederation in 1873 when it became a province of Canada after which it had lieutenant-governors. Governors Lieutenant-Governors Categories: Prince Edward Island | Lieutenant Governors... Prince Edward Island - This is a list of Lieutenant Governors of the Canadian province of Quebec. For governors preceding the 1759 British conquest see Governor of New France. Governors of Quebec from the Conquest to the creation of Lower Canada Quebec was conquered by the British in 1759. Lieutenant Governors of Lower Canada... Quebec - This is a list of the lieutenant-governors of Saskatchewan, Canada, since its establishment in 1905. Prior to 1905, the Sovereigns representative in what is now Saskatchewan was the lieutenant-governor of the Northwest Territories. Categories: Lieutenant Governors of Saskatchewan ... Saskatchewan

Territorial commissioners

Commissioners of the Northwest Territories since 1905. For chief executives prior to 1905 see List of Northwest Territories lieutenant-governors. Since 1980 the territories have had self-government with the legislature choosing a Government Leader or Premier see List of Northwest Territories premiers. External link Official Handbook for Commissioners of... Northwest Territories - This is a list of the Commissioners of Nunavut Territory, Canada, since its creation in 1999. The Commissioner is appointed by the federal government. Note. Prior to April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories. See List of Northwest Territories commissioners. External link Official Handbook for Commissioners of... Nunavut - This is a list of Yukon Commissioners from 1897 to the present. Office of Commissioner and Administrator were abolished in 1918. Office replaced by the Gold Commissioner who was responsible to the federal Minister of the Interior. The position of Gold Commissioner and Comptroller were combined in 1932 with the... Yukon

Historical governors

The Governor of New France was the head of state representing the King of France in North America. A French noble, he was appointed to govern the colonies of New France, which included Canada, Acadia and Louisiana. The residence of the Governor was at the Château St-Louis in... Governors of New France (1627-1760) - Categories: Canadian history | Acadia | Canadian historical figures ... Governors of Acadia - This a list of the lieutenant-governors of the Northwest Territories. ¹Date of appointment; never assumed office. Since the establishment of Saskatchewan and Alberta from the Territories most populated regions, the Territories have had no lieutenant-governor. Instead, the Queen is represented by a commissioner. Yukon territory was carved out... Northwest Territories (1869-1905)

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British Columbia - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta (359 words)
British Columbia is represented by 36 members in the Canadian House of Commons and by six senators, appointed by the Canadian governor-general, in the upper house, or Senate of the federal government.
The formal chief executive of British Columbia is the lieutenant governor, who is appointed by the Canadian governor-general and who represents the British monarch in the province.
Judges of the Provincial Court are appointed by the lieutenant governor of British Columbia in Council on the recommendation of the Judicial Council, which includes the Chief Judges, lawyers, and lay members.
British Columbia - Search View - MSN Encarta (7370 words)
British Columbia, Pacific Coast province in western Canada, bounded on the north by Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories; on the east by Alberta; on the south by the states of Montana, Idaho, and Washington; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska.
British claims to the region were strengthened by the arrival of Sir Alexander Mackenzie on the coast in 1793.
British Columbia’s economy was largely based on the exploitation of natural resources through mining, lumbering, and fisheries, which produced a range of goods for export.
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