2023 Order of Nova Scotia Investiture Ceremony
The Order of Nova Scotia Investiture Ceremony took place at Government House on November 9th. The Lieutenant Governor, who serves as the Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, presented new members with their insignia and appointment scroll.
The 2023 recipients are:
-- Phil Comeau, Saulnierville and Moncton: filmmaker and screenwriter; recognized for preserving and promoting Acadian culture.
- Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, Halifax: health equity researcher; recognized for contributions to healthcare, health policy development, child welfare, women in sports and HIV/AIDS research.
- Bruce Guthro, Sydney Mines: singer and songwriter; posthumously recognized for contributions to the music industry, Canadian culture and philanthropy. Ms. Kim Guthro accepted the Order of Nova Scotia insignia and appointment scroll on behalf of Mr. Bruce Guthro.
- Professor Sylvia D. Hamilton, Grand-Pré: professor, filmmaker, writer, journalist and educator; recognized for capturing and preserving the experiences of African Nova Scotians.
- Stephen Kimber, Halifax: writer, journalist and educator; recognized for representing Nova Scotia in the national press and mentoring several generations of journalists.
Biographies of the recipients are available on the Order of Nova Scotia website at https://novascotia.ca/iga/2023recipients.asp
To watch the full Investiture Ceremony, please visit 2023 Order of Nova Scotia Investiture Ceremony - YouTube
To view and download all event photos, please visit Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia’s albums | Flickr