To mark the beginning of Halifax Pride, His Honour raised the Progress Pride Flag in a ceremony at Government House on 12 August 2021. In 2014, Government House Halifax was the first such building in the Commonwealth to fly the Pride Flag.
La Fête nationale des Acadiens et des Acadiennes
Le vendredi, 13 août 2021, Leurs Honneurs ont hébergé une cérémonie de lever du drapeau en l'honneur de la Fête nationale des Acadiens / On Friday, 13 August 2021, Their Honours hosted a Flag Raising Ceremony in honour of National Acadian Day.
Award for Culinary Excellence
On 8 July 2021, His Honour presented the medal to Alisha Greene for the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Culinary Excellence.
Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers Investiture
His Honour presented the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers to Mrs. Johanne McKee at an investiture ceremony at Government House on 13 July 2021.
Dissolution of the Legislature
On 17 July 2021, on the advice of Premier Iain Rankin, His Honour dissolved the 63rd General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature in a ceremony conducted at Government House.
Deployment of HMCS HARRY DEWOLF
On 3 August 2021. Their Honours bid farewell to the crew of HMCS HARRY DEWOLF as the ship deployed on a circumnavigation of North America.
2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Four wines received the 2021 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines at a ceremony at Government House, Halifax on Thursday, September 9th, 2021.
The award, established by then Lieutenant Governor Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant in 2014, 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 11 experts chose the following wines, listed in alphabetical order, as the best among the wines...