Summer Break Program
This 2 hour program is designed for families with children aged 5-12 years of age. The visit consists of a guided tour and scavenger hunt followed by an art activity. Participants learn about the architecture and history of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings and are introduced to BC’s parliamentary system of governance. More information can be found here.
B.C. Legislative Internship Program
The B.C. Legislative Internship Program enables 12 Canadian university graduates to supplement their academic training by observing the daily workings of the Legislature first-hand, and by providing Members of the Legislative Assembly with additional assistance during the parliamentary session. This six-month program includes both ministry and caucus assignments, designed to provide exposure to public policy-making and legislative processes.
Treasures from the Legislative Library Vault
Time: 2:00 pm
Length: 45 minutes
A close look at fragile, unique, and valuable items stored in the Legislative Library vault. This program is offered over Zoom on select Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Each session has its own special topic. This upcoming session is:
Wednesday, October 13: Maces Past and Present
Discover these key symbols of parliamentary authority. If you have ever wondered why a medieval weapon is required for parliament to run, this program is for you.
Special Programs and Events
Find out about all of our great special online educational programs and events.
Educational Workshops for Visiting Post-Secondary Classes
The Parliamentary Education Office coordinates educational workshops at the B.C. Parliament Buildings tailored for post-secondary classes on topics related to parliamentary process in British Columbia. These one day events include guest speakers from the Legislature on issues related to what the class is studying.
Please contact the Parliamentary Education Office by email at
PEO@leg.bc.ca to enquire about this opportunity.
Presentations to Post-Secondary Classes on Campus
In conjunction with the Canadian Study of Parliament Group, the Legislative Assembly may arrange for a special lecture during regular class time, or a seminar to graduate students or undergraduate students at post-secondary institutions in British Columbia with an interest in the work of the Assembly.
ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca with any questions about this opportunity. To request a presentation or special lecture, please complete and submit the
Seniors' Tea & Tour
The Seniors' Tea & Tour program is aimed at engaging BC's senior citizens in the role, history, and purpose of the Legislative Assembly of BC. Participants will have a light breakfast in the Parliamentary Dining Room, followed by a guided tour with one of the Parliamentary Players.Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public education programs inside the Parliament Buildings are suspended until further notice.