Current News & Events

Monday, October 19, 2020

Evenings @ Government House – 3 November 2020

Registration is now open for the fourth event of the Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 3 November 2020. To mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War, renowned author Stephen Kimber will tell the story of how Halifax’s experiences during that conflict led to the shocking VE Day Riots that marked the war’s end. (Note - this presentation is a rescheduled event from 17 March 2020 that was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Government House will follow the prevailing health and safety regulations as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Live Webcast of Funeral Mass for Lieutenant-Colonel the Honourable Alan R. Abraham

On Thursday October 8th at 10 am AST, watch the live webcast of the Funeral Mass for Lieutenant-Colonel the Honourable Alan R. Abraham, CM, ONS, CD, 27th Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Nova Scotia. A live webcast of the Funeral Mass is being provided by St. Mary's Basilica, and it can be accessed by clicking here . You can also download a copy of the Funeral Mass programme in PDF format here ...
Monday, October 5, 2020

Evenings @ Government House – 20 October 2020

Registration is now open for the third event of the Fall 2020 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 20 October 2020. To mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic, Canada's pre-eminent naval historian, Dr. Marc Milner, will present on the longest continuous naval and air campaign during the Second World War in which the Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force played a pivotal role. (Note - this presentation is a rescheduled event from 28 April 2020 that was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Government House will follow the health and safety regulations as...