The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia was presented with the first Poppy of the 2016 Royal Canadian Legion annual Poppy Campaign on 21 October 2016 by Royal Canadian Legion Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command President Steve Wessel.
Treaty Day Flag Raising Ceremony - 3 October 2016
His Honour was pleased to raise the Mi'Kmaq flag at Government House in celebration of Treaty Day. He raised the flag with Youth Award Winner Trent Lynds from Sipekne’katik.
Annual Garden Party - 15 June 2016
Their Honours hosted the Annual Lieutenant Governor's Garden Party on 15 June 2016. This year's Garden Party honoured the 90th and 95th Birthdays of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, respectively.
Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers Investiture
His Honour was pleased to invest Mr. Philip Riteman, ONS with the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers on 12 May 2016.
Teaching Award Presentation Ceremony–21 June 2016
His Honour was delighted to present the 2016 Lieutenant Governor’s Teaching Award to Theresa Pelley who teaches at Horton High School in Wolfville, NS.
New Ross Community Spirit Award – 6 August 2016
His Honour was pleased to present the Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award to New Ross, Nova Scotia on 6 August 2016
Citizenship Ceremony - 5 October 2016
His Honour was pleased to administer the Oath of Citizenship to 24 new Canadians from 10 nations on 5 October 2016.
Message of Congratulations to Her Majesty The Queen
Thursday, April 21, 2016
On behalf of the people of Nova Scotia, Mrs. Grant and I extend our heartfelt congratulations to Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of her 90th Birthday on April 21st, 2016.
The Queen has faithfully fulfilled the solemn act of declaration that she made on her 21st Birthday at Cape Town, South Africa. The then Princess Elizabeth stated, “I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong." Since that time, Her Majesty has fulfilled this pledge each...