• Free Summer Tours of Government House

    Government House will be open for free guided tours in July and August.  Fridays & Mondays 11am-4pm,  Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm.  More info

  • RCMP Change of Command Ceremony

    RCMP “H” Division Change of Command Ceremony July 4, 2014.

  • Unveiling of New Submarine Shelter

    The Lieutenant Governor delivering remarks at the unveiling ceremony of the new Submarine Shelter, on 13 June, 2014, HMC Dockyard, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    ┬ęDND 2014 - Photo: LS Peter Frew, Formation Imaging Services Halifax

  • Lieutenant Governor’s Annual Garden Party

    It may have rained but there was a festive atmosphere inside Government House for the annual Lieutenant Governor’s garden party, June 18 2014.  More photos

  • Royal Tour 2014

    Their Royal Highnesses were greeted by His Honour BGen The Hon. J.J. Grant (Ret’d), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, upon their arrival at Grand Parade, in Halifax, for the official welcoming ceremony. Credit: Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall

  • Recognizing Community Spirit

    Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award: Bridgewater, St. Peter’s, Richmond Co., Sackville area, and Town of Amherst .Read more

  • Lieutenant Governor’s Respectful Citizenship Awards

    The inaugural Lieutenant Governor’s Respectful Citizenship Awards were presented on February 26, 2014.  Photo Gallery

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Winners of New Vice-Regal Wine Award Announced

Monday, 7 July 2014

Three Nova Scotia wines have been selected to receive the inaugural Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines.
-- Blomidon Estate Winery: Cuvée L'Acadie, 2010
-- Avondale Sky Winery: Martock, 2012
-- Domaine de Grand Pré: Riesling, 2013

News & Events

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Honouring Significant Legacies Left to the Old Burying Ground from the War of 1812-1814

As Patron of the Old Burying Ground Foundation, His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia  will attend a public ceremony commemorating the significant legacies left to the Old Burying Ground from the War of 1812-1814.

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Thursday, 21 August 2014

Message of Condolence on the Passing of Buddy MacMaster

Musician, mentor and active member of his community, Buddy MacMaster inspired audiences with his extraordinary talent and generous spirit. His genuine love for the music and tutelage of generations of fiddle players has ensured that the unique sound and rhythm of Cape Breton fiddling will be heard in concert halls and community dances across the world for many years to come.

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