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Thursday, November 30, 2023

The Lieutenant Governor Recognizes Excellence in Public Administration

The Province’s Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness, Jeannine Lagassé, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration. The medal is presented annually to a person in public administration who exhibits the highest standard of excellence, dedication and accomplishment. “For over 25 years, Jeannine Lagassé has provided essential leadership and cemented relationships between the government, health authorities and healthcare partners,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. “She has demonstrated courage and...
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal Investiture

Members of the Canadian Coast Guard were recognized for exemplary and long-standing service during a ceremony at Government House on 28 November 2023. In 1991, Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II created the Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal to recognize individuals for long and outstanding public service. Recipients have served for twenty, thirty, and even forty years. In a profession where personal safety is often at risk, a career spanning multiple decades is inspirational and something to be celebrated. The 2023 recipients are: Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal,...
Friday, November 10, 2023

Remembrance Day 2023

This weekend, we remember those who have lost their lives while answering the call to serve our province and our country. We also recognize our veterans and all individuals who wear a uniform, as they have done much to defend our freedom and ways of life. There are no words to adequately thank those who have chosen a life of service. This level of commitment to fellow Canadians is not work that can be hung up at the end of the day, or even at the end of a career. Today and on all days, we offer our respect and heartfelt gratitude to those who have made such significant sacrifices. As a...