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
Reading the Speech from the Throne - 2018
On 6 September 2018, the Lieutenant Governor fulfilled one of his most important constitutional duties by reading the Speech from the Throne at the Second Session of the 63rd General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature
Evenings @ Government House - 16 October 2018
As part of the Fall 2018 Series of Evenings @ Government House and in conjunction with the Halifax Pop Explosion, guests were treated to an evening of music by Daniel Walker performing his musical project "Owen Meany's Batting Stance"
New Year’s Day Levee – 1 January 2019
Their Honours were pleased to bring in the New Year by welcoming guests to the Lieutenant Governor’s New Year’s Day Levee at Government House on 1 January 2019
African Heritage Month Launch – 23 January 2019
His Honour participated in the launch of African Heritage Month 2019 by unveiling the official poster with the Honourable Tony Ince, Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, on 23 January 2019. The 2019 theme was "Our History is YOUR History"
Citizenship Ceremony at Government House
The Lieutenant Governor was honoured to swear-in new Canadians at a Citizenship Ceremony at Government House on 25 April 2018
Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party
Their Honours were pleased to host the Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party on 20 June 2018
Launch of Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Today, His Honour was pleased to launch the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence at the Akerley Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College.
It is customary for Nova Scotia’s Lieutenant Governors to establish awards that recognize excellence during their time in office.
The award was developed in partnership with the NSCC and is the first award to be created during the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc.
"Since my installation as Lieutenant Governor, I have worked to encourage post-secondary education,...