• 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

Friday, 15 August 2014

Message from the Lieutenant Governor on National Acadian Day

À l’occasion de la Fête nationale des Acadiens et des Acadiennes, Madame Grant et moi saluons chaleureusement toutes les communautés acadiennes et francophones de la Nouvelle-Écosse et d’ailleurs.

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Monday, 4 August 2014

Statement on the First World War

As we mark the centennial of Canada’s involvement in the First World War, let us pause and reflect upon the sacrifice made by the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who served and the 65,000 who lost their lives in the conflict.

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