Current News & Events

Tuesday, September 8, 2020


Registration is now open for the first event of the Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 22 September 2020. Dr. Sultan Darvesh, Co-Founder and Director of the Maritime Brain Tissue Bank, will discuss important advances in dementia and Alzheimer's disease research taking place at Dalhousie University. Government House will follow the prevailing health and safety regulations as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests will be required to wear a mask while inside Government House. There will be no post-presentation reception. Seating in the Ballroom will be limited to 25...
Saturday, September 5, 2020

Launch of Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House

Their Honours The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc are pleased to announce the Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, five of the eight events in the Winter 2020 Series were cancelled and three of the presentations will be re-offered in the Fall 2020 Series. "Patsy and I are delighted to welcome people to the seventh series of Evenings at Government House that we have hosted since my appointment as Lieutenant Governor," said Lieutenant Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc. "We are pleased that...
Monday, August 17, 2020

A Message from Her Majesty The Queen on the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day – 15 August 2020

Today we mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, which brought victory for the Allies and finally marked the end of the Second World War. Those of us who remember the conclusion of the Far East campaign, whether on active service overseas, or waiting for news at home, will never forget the jubilant scenes and overwhelming sense of relief. Amongst the joy at the end of the conflict, we also remembered, as we do today, the terrible devastation that it brought, and the cost borne by so many. Prince Philip and I join many around the world in sending our grateful thanks to the men and women from...