• New Season of Public Events at Government House Announced

    Tuesday, 9 September 2014

    Musical performances, book readings and lectures are among the events planned for the new season of Evenings at Government House, a public event series hosted by the lieutenant governor.

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  • Winners of New Vice-Regal Wine Award Announced

    Friday, 4 July 2014

    Three Nova Scotia wines have been selected to receive the inaugural Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines.

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  • Annual Garden Party at Government House, June 18

    Thursday, 12 June 2014

    The public is invited to attend the annual lieutenant-governor's Garden Party on Wednesday, June 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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  • Recognizing Community Spirit

    Thursday, 5 June 2014

    The annual Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award will be given to several communities that have demonstrated exemplary civic and community spirit in the last year.

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  • New Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

    Monday, 12 May 2014

    Nova Scotia wineries are invited to submit their very best wines to be considered for a new award by Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant, in partnership with the Winery Association of Nova Scotia.

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  • International Women's Day Celebrated at Government House

    Friday, 7 March 2014

    Women from Nova Scotia were recognized and celebrated today, March 7, at Government House in Halifax with the women's legacy reception and a book launch.

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  • Le Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour le respect citoyen est décerné à des élèves

    Monday, 24 February 2014

    Favoriser un mode de vie sain au moyen d’un jardin communautaire, mettre sur pied des comités de lutte à l’intimidation, sensibiliser les autres aux différences culturelles et se faire le champion de l’intégration en classe : voilà certaines des initiatives que des élèves de la Nouvelle-Écosse utilisent pour favoriser le respect citoyen.

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  • Students Receive Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award

    Monday, 24 February 2014

    Promoting healthy living with a community garden, creating anti-bullying committees, raising awareness about the value of cross-cultural diversity, and championing inclusivity in the classroom are some of the initiatives Nova Scotia students are using to promote respectful citizenship.

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  • Government House Celebrates African Heritage Month with Youth Panel

    Thursday, 30 January 2014

    Four young African Nova Scotians will share their insights on youth leadership and community engagement at a panel discussion at Government House, 1451 Barrington St., Halifax on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.

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  • Public Invited to Celebrate Civic, Cultural Excellence at Government House

    Tuesday, 14 January 2014

    Musicians, filmmakers and community leaders are among those featured in new season of public events for the popular Evenings at Government House series.

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