Current News & Events

Monday, May 25, 2020

Cancellation of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is necessary to cancel the Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party that was to be held at Government House on Wednesday, 17 June 2020. Their Honours extend their best wishes to all those who regularly attend the Garden Party and they hope there will be an opportunity in the not too distant future to meet again...
Monday, May 18, 2020

Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds Crash

Their Honours were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Captain Jennifer Casey, who was serving as a Public Affairs Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force 431 Air Demonstration Squadron (The Snowbirds) when the aircraft in which she was flying crashed in Kamloops, British Columbia on Sunday, 17 May 2020. From Halifax, Captain Casey had a career in journalism before joining the Canadian Armed Forces in 2014. The Snowbirds were participating in Operation INSPIRATION, a cross-country tour to raise people's spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their Honours offer their deepest...
Saturday, May 9, 2020

Message from Her Majesty The Queen on the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

On Friday, 8 May 2020 at 5:00pm (Atlantic) / 9:00pm (GMT), The Queen broadcast a message to Britain and the Commonwealth on the occasion of the 75 th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. The timing of The Queen’s message is exactly 75 years from when her father, King George VI, broadcast a message to the nation and Empire. To hear the King’s message, please go to: https://www.royal.uk/king-george-vis-ve-day-broadcast The Queen served as a mechanic in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, British Army from 1945 to 1949. She was the only female member of the Royal Family to join the...