• 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.
    ©DND 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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News & Events

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Message from the Lieutenant Governor on Treaty Day

Today we affirm the bond of friendship between the Crown and the Mi’kmaw Nation and pay tribute to the rich cultural traditions of the Mi’kmaq people in Nova Scotia.  In this centennial year of the outbreak of the First World War, let us remember the First Nations soldiers who were among the first to answer the call to serve.  Their sacrifice on the battlefields and at home is an important part of our shared history that must never be forgotten.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Nominations Open for Student Respectful Citizenship Award

NEWS RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award honours students around the province who demonstrate excellent leadership and a strong commitment to creating safe and inclusive spaces in schools and communities.

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