A multi-faith memorial service for Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was held in Halifax on Monday, September 19th at the Cathedral Church of All Saints. The full service is available for viewing on the Lieutenant Governor's Facebook page.
Signing of the Accession Proclamation
The Accession Proclamation was issued under the Great Seal of the Province and announced the accession of the new Sovereign, King Charles III, King of Canada. The ceremony also formally announced the passing of Her Late Majesty.
Passing of Queen Elizabeth II
The Lieutenant Governor has received official word confirming the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her outstanding dedication to Canada and the Commonwealth will be remembered for generations to come.
Platinum Jubilee Garden Party, Annapolis Royal
Their Honours were delighted to attend a Garden Party at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens on Thursday, August 25th. They would like to thank the Town of Annapolis Royal and staff at the Gardens for making the event possible.
Outdoor Movie Night at Government House
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first outdoor movie in Government House history! Their Honours and guests celebrated the Platinum Jubilee while enjoying lemonade and popcorn in the garden.
Nova Scotians Receive Platinum Jubilee Medal
On August 4th, more than 60 Nova Scotians were awarded with The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal in recognition of significant service to the province. This was the largest investiture ever held by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.
Proclamation of the Mi'kmaw Language Act
His Honour the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc signed the Proclamation of the Mi'kmaw Language Act during a ceremony in Potlotek. Mi’kmaw Chiefs signed a resolution to affirm and uphold the provincial legislation on behalf of their communities.
No. 2 Construction Battalion National Apology
A behind the scenes look at the No. 2 Construction Battalion National Apology on Saturday, July 9 in Truro. Their Honours had the opportunity to speak with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence.
Since receiving the news of Her Majesty's passing on September 8th, we have felt deep sorrow over the loss of a beloved Sovereign, but also overwhelming gratitude for her unfailing devotion to all Canadians and people throughout the Commonwealth.
On behalf of all Nova Scotians, the Lieutenant Governor gives heartfelt condolences to His Majesty King Charles III,...