Lt.-Gov. Guichon believes she made the right decision in last B.C. election

Outgoing Lt.-Gov Judith Guichon said her most memorable moments weren’t surrounding the election

Judith Guichon said she’s leaving with several lifetimes worth of memories.

After five years as B.C.’s viceregal representative of Queen Elizabeth II, Guichon believes she made the right call when deciding against a new election in 2017, but her most memorable weren’t even surrounding the election.

Watch to see what she says were her most memorable moments on the job in her exit interview with Black Press Media reporter Kristyn Anthony.

Guichon’s last day is April 23, with Janet Austin taking over for the 29th lieutenant-Governor, who said she looks forward to spending more time with friends and family back at her ranch in the Nicola Valley.

kristyn.anthony@vicnews.com

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