On 23 February 2021, in fulfillment of his constitutional duties, His Honour presided over the Swearing-In Ceremony of the Premier and the Executive Council of Nova Scotia. The ceremony was held at the Halifax Convention Centre.
Evenings @ Government House – 23 February 2021
In celebration of African Heritage Month 2021, the first event of E@GH Winter 2021 Series featured a performance of gospel and spiritual music by Suzy Hansen, who was accompanied on piano by Owen O'Sound Lee.
Return from Deployment of HMCS TORONTO
On 23 December 2020, Their Honours were delighted to welcome home the crew of HMCS TORONTO after the ship returned from Operation REASSURANCE.
Deployment of HMCS HALIFAX – 1 January 2021
On New Year’s Day, Their Honours were present to bid farewell to the crew of HMCS HALIFAX as the ship deployed on Operation REASSURANCE. His Honour took the salute during the Sail Past.
2021 African Heritage Month Poster Unveiling
Their Honours participated in the unveiling of the 2021 AHM Poster Unveiling with The Honourable Tony Ince, Minister for African Nova Scotian Affairs. The 2021 AHM Theme is: Black History Matters: Listen, Learn, Share, Act.
Resignation of Premier Stephen McNeil
On 8 February 2021, The Honourable Stephen McNeil formally tendered his resignation to the Lieutenant Governor following the election of a new Leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party on 6 February 2021.
Commonwealth Day Message by Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth / Message de sa Majesté la Reine, chef du Commonwealth, à l’occasion du Jour du Commonwealth
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Over the coming week, as we celebrate the friendship, spirit of unity and achievements of the Commonwealth, we have an opportunity to reflect on a time like no other.
Whilst experiences of the last year have been different across the Commonwealth, stirring examples of courage, commitment and selfless dedication to duty have been demonstrated in every Commonwealth nation and territory, notably by those working on the frontline who have been delivering healthcare and other public services in their communities. We have also taken encouragement...