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Monday, July 9, 2018

CAPE BRETON GARDEN PARTY AT THE GAELIC COLLEGE, ENGLISHTOWN – 26 JULY 2018

Their Honours The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc are pleased to host a Garden Party in Cape Breton on Thursday, 26 July 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Gaelic College. Light refreshments and music will be provided. “Patsy and I look forward to greeting the people of Cape Breton and visitors alike to the first garden party to be held outside of Halifax in several years,” said His Honour. “This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate a delightful part of Nova Scotia. Everyone is welcome.” Those planning to...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Government House Summer Tour Program 2018

The Government House Summer Tour Program commences at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, 29 June 2018 and will run until Monday, 27 August 2018. Guided tours will be conducted Friday to Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please check this website and the Lieutenant Governor’s Facebook page for potential closures due to a scheduled event. Government House is the official residence and office of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, who is The Queen’s representative in Nova Scotia. Their Honours The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc...
Thursday, June 21, 2018

National Indigenous Peoples Day - 2018

Today, 21 June 2018, is National Indigenous Peoples Day. On this day, we honour Canada’s Indigenous peoples. We celebrate the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Indigenous peoples and their heritage and culture and the special role they have in defining Canada. In Nova Scotia, we honour the Mi’kmaq people. We respect and honour the Mi’kmaq who inhabited these lands for 15,000 years and who first welcomed European explorers in the early 1600’s. The Crown in Nova Scotia, as represented by the Lieutenant Governor, cherishes the special relationship with the Mi’kmaq...