0n 19 April 2021, His Honour fulfilled one of his important constitutional roles by going to the House of Assembly at Province House and gave Royal Assent to 19 bills that were passed during the Third Session of the 63rd General Assembly.
Commemorative Service for The Duke of Edinburgh
On 17 April 2021, the Provincial Commemorative Service in Celebration of the Life of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was held at the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax.
Book of Condolences for The Duke of Edinburgh
On 9 April 2021, Their Honours The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc signed the Book of Condolences at Government House.
Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Pin Presentation
On 13 April 2021, representatives from the Canadian Cancer Society in Nova Scotia presented Daffodil Pins to Their Honours to mark Daffodil Month.
Journée internationale de la Francophonie
To mark the International Day of La Francophonie, the flag of l’Organisation international de la Francophonie was raised at Government House. As 20 March 2021 was a Saturday, the flag raising was held on 19 March 2021.
Evenings @ Government House - 23 March 2021
In collaboration with Symphony Nova Scotia, the second event of the Winter 2021 Series of Evenings @ Government House featured a recital by Concertmaster Renaud Lapierre and Pianist Simon Docking.
Message of Condolence on the Passing of The Honourable Donald William Cameron, ECNS
Monday, May 3, 2021
Mrs. LeBlanc and I were saddened to learn of the passing of The Honourable Donald William Cameron, 22nd Premier of the Province of Nova Scotia. Mr. Cameron served as Premier from February 1991 to June 1993.
Mr. Cameron was born in Egerton, Nova Scotia in 1946 and he later attended McGill University where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree. He entered politics in 1974 when he won election to the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly in the electoral district of Pictou East. During his time as an elected member he served in opposition and in government and...