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Monday, May 6, 2024

Coronation Medal Investiture at Government House

Nova Scotians were awarded the King Charles III Coronation Medal in recognition of significant service during the inaugural investiture ceremony at Government House on May 6. The medal recipients represent a broad cross-section of Nova Scotians who have made significant contributions to Canada, the province or their community. “His Majesty has dedicated his life to the service of people throughout the Commonwealth, championing youth, environmental stewardship, Crown-Indigenous relations and service provided by those in uniform. In this spirit, the Coronation Medal honours those who have...
Friday, April 26, 2024

Happy 75th Anniversary to the Commonwealth!

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Commonwealth, we celebrate the rich tapestry of diversity, unity, and progress that defines our collective journey. For three-quarters of a century, the Commonwealth has served as a symbol of hope, solidarity, and cooperation among its 56 member states. As we reflect on our shared history, let us also reaffirm our commitment to the fundamental values of democracy, human rights, and sustainable development that underpin the Commonwealth's purpose. In this milestone year, let us redouble our efforts to build a more inclusive, equitable, and...
Monday, March 25, 2024

Call for Submissions: Nova Scotia Wines

The 2024 Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines program is now open for submissions. “The wine industry in Nova Scotia is known for producing highly reputable wines that have been recognized at both national and international levels,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. “Each winery and winemaker have put in long hours and tremendous amounts of work, particularly during seasons defined by extreme weather conditions. I am proud to recognize their efforts and the quality of their products through this award program.” Established by former...