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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Halifax Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

To mark the beginning of Halifax Pride, His Honour The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, raised the Pride Flag at Government House this morning. The Pride Flag will fly at Government House from today until sunset on Sunday, 26 July 2020, which is the last day of Halifax Pride. In 2014, Government House Halifax was the first such building in the Commonwealth to fly the Pride Flag. The theme of the 2020 Halifax Pride Festival is Pride//AMPLIFIED.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

2020 Canada Day Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

As the Queen’s representative in Nova Scotia, I am honoured and delighted to bring you greetings on our national day of celebration, Canada Day. À titre de représentant de Sa Majesté la Reine en Nouvelle-Écosse, je suis honoré et ravi de vous transmettre mes salutations à l’occasion de notre journée nationale de célébration, la fête du Canada. The past three-and-a-half months have been an unprecedented time in Nova Scotia, Canada, and indeed the whole world. In Nova Scotia, other tragic events have paralleled and overshadowed the pandemic. Unfortunately, these very sad happenings...
Saturday, June 27, 2020

2019-2020 Activity Report for the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

This report outlines details of the various events and activities undertaken by the Lieutenant Governor and Office of the Lieutenant Governor/Government House.​ Formatted as a PDF you can click on the cover to download.