Their Honours were delighted to welcome Rear-Admiral Brian Santarpia, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic and Joint Task Force Atlantic, to Government House for a Courtesy Call on 7 August 2020.
National Acadian Day / Fête nationale des Acadiens
Le samedi 15 août 2020, Leurs Honneurs ont hébergé une cérémonie de lever du drapeau en l'honneur de la Fête nationale des Acadiens / On Saturday, 15 August 2020, Their Honours hosted a Flag Raising Ceremony in honour of National Acadian Day.
78th Highland Regiment of Foot Parade
Instead of their normal Freedom of the City Parade held in August each year, representatives of the 78th Highland Regiment of Foot attended to Government House on Friday, 21 August 2020.
Operation Bluenose – Virtual Vigil
From 24 to 26 July 2020, Government House participated in Operation Bluenose – a three-night vigil that recognized the strength of Nova Scotians and honoured those who were lost this year.
Courtesy Call by Captain(Navy) Sean Williams
Their Honours were delighted to welcome Captain(Navy) Sean Williams, Commander Canadian Forces Base Halifax, to Government House for a Courtesy Call on 11 September 2020.
Reception for the Stadacona Band of the RCN
Their Honours were pleased to host a reception in honour of the 80th Anniversary of the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy at Government House on 17 September 2020.
Canada-Wide Day of Visibility
On 22 September 2020, Government House was “dressed in red” as part of a Canada Wide Day of Visibility to show support for live arts venues.
Evenings @ Government House – 3 November 2020
Monday, October 19, 2020
Registration is now open for the fourth event of the Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 3 November 2020.
To mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War, renowned author Stephen Kimber will tell the story of how Halifax’s experiences during that conflict led to the shocking VE Day Riots that marked the war’s end. (Note - this presentation is a rescheduled event from 17 March 2020 that was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic).
Government House will follow the prevailing health and safety regulations as they pertain to the...