Evenings @ Gov House: The Viola Desmond Experience
Join us on Feb. 7th at 7:00 PM! Charlie Marven, lead artist for The Viola Desmond Experience, will share behind the scenes footage and demonstrate how he created the concept for the art installation. He will also share stories from the experience.
Award of Excellence for l’Acadie and Francophonie
On peut soumettre les candidatures pour le Prix d’excellence du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l’Acadie et la francophonie à compter d’aujourd’hui. La date limite pour soumettre les candidatures est le dimanche 26 février.
Evenings @ Government House, Winter 2023
Register today for the Winter 2023 Season of Evenings @ Government House! All events are free and open to the public. Click on the News and Events tab to reserve your seat.
Departure of the HMCS Moncton and HMCS Glace Bay
Their Honours gave best wishes for health and safety to crew members of HMCS Moncton and HMCS Glace Bay. Both ships departed from their homeport of Halifax and are en route to West Africa to conduct OpPROJECTION.
2023 New Year’s Day Levée
Government House was open to the public for the New Year's Day Levée on January 1st. Nova Scotians had the opportunity to exchange greetings with Their Honours while enjoying treats at the oldest vice-regal residence in North America.
2022 Order of Nova Scotia Recipients Announced
Five Nova Scotians who have made significant contributions to the province in a diverse range of fields, from public health to business mentorship, have been appointed to the Order of Nova Scotia. Click on story below to view the full announcement.
Nova Scotians Receive the Platinum Jubilee Medal
Nova Scotians have been awarded with The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal throughout the fall months in recognition of significant service to the province. The Investitures will continue until January 24, 2023.
175th Anniversary of Responsible Government in Nova Scotia
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Although Responsible Government had been operating in Britain since the reign of King George III, it was not exported to Britain’s overseas territories until 1848.
Nova Scotia led the development of democracy in Canada. With the arraignment of representative government in 1758, and then in 1848 the achievement of responsible government, the Crown and by extension, the Lieutenant Governor, played a central role in the development of our system of government.