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Saturday, November 30, 2019

New Year’s Day Levée / Réception annuelle du jour de l’An

Nova Scotians are invited to attend the annual Lieutenant Governor’s New Year's Day Levée from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 at Government House, Halifax. During the levée people can exchange New Year's greetings with the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. LeBlanc and visit the oldest vice-regal residence in North America. Government House is at 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax. No invitation is required and all are welcome. Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à assister à la réception du jour de l’An donnée par le lieutenant-gouverneur à la Résidence du...
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Message of Condolence on the Passing of The Honourable Gerald Augustine Paul Regan, PC, QC, ECNS

Mrs. LeBlanc and I were saddened to learn of the passing of the Honourable Gerald Augustine Paul Regan, PC, QC, ECNS, 19 th Premier of the Province of Nova Scotia. Mr. Regan served as Premier from 1970 to 1978. A lawyer by training, Mr. Regan was one of the region’s most well-known lawyers in the field of labour law. He served his Province and Canada through his lengthy career in elected office, first as a Member of Parliament for Halifax in 1963 and then in 1965 he was chosen as Leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party. In 1965 he was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

2019 Order of Nova Scotia Investiture Ceremony

As Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, His Honour The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, QC, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, was pleased to invest the 2019 appointees in the Order of Nova Scotia at a ceremony held at Province House today. “The 2019 appointees to the Order have demonstrated the strength and breadth of the contributions that Nova Scotians make to our province,” said His Honour. “They are outstanding examples to their fellow citizens and we can all learn from their dedication and search for excellence.” The 2019 appointees to the Order of Nova...