Swearing the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office
During the Installation Ceremony on 28 June 2017, His Honour swore the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office to become the 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. The Oaths were administered by the Chief Justice The Honorable J. Michael MacDonald
Point Pleasant Park Shilling Ceremony - 28 May 17
On 28 May 2017, Their Honours participated in the Shilling Ceremony at Point Pleasant Park on Sunday, 28 May 2017 where the City of Halifax paid its annual rent to the Crown for the use of Point Pleasant Park.
Evenings @ Government House - 28 February 2017
As part of the Winter 2017 Series of Evenings @ Government House, guests were treated to an evening of gospel rock music by the Sanctified Brothers
Opening of Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo
Their Honours attended the Royal Nova Scotia Interntational Tattoo on Canada Day and His Honour officially opened the 2017 Show
Installation Ceremony - Guard of Honour Inspection
Following the formal Installation Ceremony, His Honour inspected the Guard of Honour on the grounds of Province House on 28 June 2017
Pardon Granting Ceremony - 16 February 2017
The Lieutenant Governor granted a Free Pardon to the Late Grand Chief Gabriel Sylliboy on 16 February 2017
Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party
Their Honours were pleased to host the Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party on 21 June 2017
2017 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NOVA SCOTIA WINES
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Four wines received the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines at a ceremony hosted by Their Honours at Government House, Thursday, July 20th, 2017.
The award, established by former Lieutenant Governor The Honourable J.J. Grant, recognizes the exceptional quality of locally sourced and produced wines, and honours the dedication and craft of those in Nova Scotia's wine industry.
Through blind tastings an independent panel of eleven experts chose the following wines (listed in alphabetical order) as the best among the wines submitted:...