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Friday, April 28, 2017

Day of Mourning

Today, we mark the Day of Mourning. The Day of Mourning is held annually in Canada on April 28 and is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy. The Day of Mourning is not only a day to remember and honour those lives lost or injured due to a workplace tragedy, but also a day to renew the commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace and prevent further injuries, illnesses and deaths. The flags at Government House will fly at half-mast in observance of this occasion.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

International Day of Pink

April 12 th , 2017 marks International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities around Canada and the world unite to celebrate diversity and raise awareness to prevent homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny and bullying.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

The call for submissions for the 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines was announced today by Government House, Halifax. The award, established by His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret’), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia in 2014, recognizes the outstanding quality of locally sourced and produced wines, and honours the commitment and craft of those in Nova Scotia’s wine industry. The administrative process for the award is conducted in conjunction with the Winery Association of Nova Scotia and Taste of Nova...