Current News & Events

Monday, November 23, 2020

POSTPONED - Evenings @ Government House - 1 December 2020

Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the Central Zone in Nova Scotia and acting in the interest of the health and safety of the public, the Evenings @ Government House event featuring Dr. Christopher McCreery, scheduled for Tuesday, 1 December 2020 is postponed. This presentation will be rescheduled in due course. Their Honours thank those who had registered for this event for their understanding.
Thursday, November 19, 2020

2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

Five wines received the 2020 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines at a ceremony at Government House, Halifax on Thursday, November 19 th , 2020. The award, established by former Lieutenant Governor Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant in 2014, recognizes the exceptional quality of locally sourced and produced wines, and honours the dedication and craft of those in Nova Scotia's wine industry. Through blind tastings an independent panel of 10 experts chose the following wines, listed in alphabetical order, as the best among the wines submitted: - Non-...
Monday, November 16, 2020

Evenings @ Government House - 1 December 2020.

Registration is now open for the sixth and final event of the Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 1 December 2020. In June 2020, a new book entitled, Government House Halifax: A Place of History and Gathering (Goose Lane Editions) was published. Author Dr. Christopher McCreery, Private Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and the author of more than a dozen other works, will speak on the history of Government House and researching the book. Government House will follow the prevailing health and safety regulations as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests...