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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

MESSAGE DU LIEUTENANT-GOUVERNEUR POUR LA FÊTE NATIONALE DES ACADIENS ET DES ACADIENNES

Ma femme et moi sommes ravis de pouvoir saluer tous les Acadiens et toutes les Acadiennes d’ici et d’ailleurs à l’occasion de la Fête nationale des Acadiens et des Acadiennes. En 1604, des colons français débarquèrent sur les côtes de la Nouvelle-Écosse et contribuèrent à la fondation de la nation canadienne. Ils connurent de grandes épreuves, mais ils persévérèrent et créèrent des traditions, une culture et un patrimoine que nous reconnaissons maintenant comme étant uniquement acadiens. Nous pouvons tous être fiers de la résilience et du courage du peuple acadien. Aujourd...
Thursday, July 20, 2017

2017 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NOVA SCOTIA WINES

Four wines received the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines at a ceremony hosted by Their Honours at Government House, Thursday, July 20 th , 2017. The award, established by former Lieutenant Governor The Honourable J.J. Grant, 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 eleven experts chose the following wines (listed in alphabetical order) as the best among the wines submitted: Domaine de Grand Pré...
Saturday, July 15, 2017

2017 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF NOVA SCOTIA MASTERWORKS ARTS AWARD

The three finalists for the 2017 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award have been announced. Now in its 12th year and established by the Honourable Myra Freeman in 2005 (Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 2000 to 2006), the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award recognizes the excellence of a particular work of art or design from any media. The Award is the largest annual award to any work of art in Nova Scotia. This year, five Nova Scotian artists formed a multidisciplinary jury working at arm’s-length from the Nova Scotia Masterworks Awards...