Current News & Events

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Launch of Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence

Today, His Honour was pleased to launch the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence at the Akerley Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College. It is customary for Nova Scotia’s Lieutenant Governors to establish awards that recognize excellence during their time in office. The award was developed in partnership with the NSCC and is the first award to be created during the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc. "Since my installation as Lieutenant Governor, I have worked to encourage post-secondary education, not just at degree-granting universities, but...
Monday, March 11, 2019

Commonwealth Day Message by Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth / Message de sa Majesté la Reine, chef du Commonwealth, à l’occasion du Jour du Commonwealth

Theme: “A Connected Commonwealth” Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year as we mark the 70th anniversary of the London Declaration, when nations of the Commonwealth agreed to move forward together as free and equal members. The vision and sense of connection that inspired the signatories has stood the test of time, and the Commonwealth continues to grow, adapting to address contemporary needs. Today, many millions of people around the world are drawn together because of the collective values shared by the Commonwealth. In April last year, I welcomed the leaders of...
Monday, March 11, 2019


Registration is now open for the fourth event of the Winter 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 26 March 2019. On the 10th Anniversary of its creation, Royal Canadian Air Force Honorary Colonel Dan Hennessey will screen his video Time to Remember , a poignant series of stories from Nova Scotian veterans of the Second World War. Seating is limited to 90 and those wishing to attend MUST register in advance. To register, go to: OR call 902-424-7001.