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Thursday, July 20, 2017

2017 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NOVA SCOTIA WINES

Four wines received the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines at a ceremony hosted by Their Honours at Government House, Thursday, July 20 th , 2017. The award, established by former Lieutenant Governor The Honourable J.J. Grant, 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 eleven experts chose the following wines (listed in alphabetical order) as the best among the wines submitted: Domaine de Grand Pré...
Saturday, July 15, 2017

2017 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF NOVA SCOTIA MASTERWORKS ARTS AWARD

The three finalists for the 2017 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award have been announced. Now in its 12th year and established by the Honourable Myra Freeman in 2005 (Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 2000 to 2006), the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award recognizes the excellence of a particular work of art or design from any media. The Award is the largest annual award to any work of art in Nova Scotia. This year, five Nova Scotian artists formed a multidisciplinary jury working at arm’s-length from the Nova Scotia Masterworks Awards...
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Government House Summer Tour Program 2017

The Government House Summer Tour Program commences at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, 30 June 2017 and will run until Monday, 28 August 2017. Guided tours will be conducted from Friday to Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please check this website for potential closures due to scheduled events. His Honour The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc invite all Nova Scotians and visitors to see Government House and learn of its place in Canadian and Nova Scotian history. Further details are available at https://lt.gov.ns.ca/government-house/visiting-government-house/tour-information