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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

2020 Canada Day Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

As the Queen’s representative in Nova Scotia, I am honoured and delighted to bring you greetings on our national day of celebration, Canada Day. À titre de représentant de Sa Majesté la Reine en Nouvelle-Écosse, je suis honoré et ravi de vous transmettre mes salutations à l’occasion de notre journée nationale de célébration, la fête du Canada. The past three-and-a-half months have been an unprecedented time in Nova Scotia, Canada, and indeed the whole world. In Nova Scotia, other tragic events have paralleled and overshadowed the pandemic. Unfortunately, these very sad happenings...
Saturday, June 27, 2020

2019-2020 Activity Report for the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

This report outlines details of the various events and activities undertaken by the Lieutenant Governor and Office of the Lieutenant Governor/Government House.​ Formatted as a PDF you can click on the cover to download.
Sunday, June 21, 2020

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, 21 June 2020, is National Indigenous Peoples Day where we honour Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; and we celebrate their heitage and culture and the special role they have in defining Canada. In Nova Scotia, we respect and honour the Mi’kmaq who inhabit these lands. The Crown in Nova Scotia, as represented by the Lieutenant Governor, values and respects the special and historic relationship with the Mi’kmaq. Today, we are flying the flag of the Mi’kmaq at Government House in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day. “We are all Treaty People...