Launch of Canada 150 Celebrations - 1 January 2017
His Honour raised the Canada 150 Flag on 1 January 2017 to kick-off the celebrations marking the 150th Anniversary of Confederation
Evenings @ Government House - 29 November 2016
As part of the Fall 2016 Series of Evenings @ Government House, 16 year-old, award winning pianist Jade Ley gave a recital
Peace Office Exemplary Service Medal Investiture
His Honour was pleased to present Peace Office Exemplary Service Medals to long-serving members of the Canada Border Services Agency on 9 November 2016
Remembrance Day - 11 November 2016
The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia attended the Remembrance Day service at the Grand Parade.
Annual Christmas Open House - 6 December 2016
Their Honours were pleased to host the Annual Government House Christmas Open House on 6 December 2016
Commemorating Our Treaty Relationship - 23 Nov 16
The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and Mi’kmaw Grand Chief Benjamin Sylliboy co-hosted a ceremony to Commemorate Our Treaty Relationship. During the ceremony, the recently digitized copies of the peace and friendship treaties were unveiled
Halifax Explosion Commemorative Service - 6 Dec 16
His Honour placed a wreath at the Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower at Fort Needham Park on 6 December 2016
National Aboriginal Day
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Every year on 21 June, we mark National Aboriginal Day. On this day, we honour and celebrate Canada’s unique Indigenous culture and the achievements made by the country’s Aboriginal peoples. We acknowledge the successes made by the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples across all fields of endeavour including the arts, business, the environment, sports, and law, to name but a few.
In Nova Scotia, we honour the Mi’kmaq and cherish the special relationship that exists between the Crown in Nova Scotia and the Mi’kmaq. Let us...