Current News & Events

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Birth of the Son of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia “Mrs. LeBlanc and I offer Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex our sincere congratulations on the birth of their son, Archie Harrison. A birth is a time to celebrate the wonderment of new life with great joy and hope. On behalf of all Nova Scotians, we wish their newborn son a long life filled with great happiness and good health.” Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, QC Lieutenant Governor...
Monday, April 8, 2019


Registration is now open for the sixth and final event of the Winter 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 23 April 2019. Acclaimed filmmaker and multi-disciplinary artist Sylvia Hamilton will screen her 1999 film on African Nova Scotian operatic singer Portia White, entitled: “Portia White: Think on me“. Seating is limited to 90 and those wishing to attend must register in advance. To register, go to: OR call 902-424-7001...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Call for Submissions – 2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

The call for submissions for this year's award was announced today. The award, established by former Lieutenant Governor Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant in 2014, recognizes the outstanding quality of locally sourced and produced wines and honours the commitment and craft of those in Nova Scotia's wine industry. The award is administered in conjunction with the Winery Association of Nova Scotia and Taste of Nova Scotia. Those organizations will outline the submission process and criteria to their member wineries. Each winery is invited to submit up to three commercially...