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Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Swearing-In Ceremony at Government House

The Government of Nova Scotia has created the Department of Cyber Security and Digital Solutions to transform the way services are developed and delivered. A focus will also be on enhancing cybersecurity. The Honourable Colton LeBlanc was sworn-in as the Minister of Cyber Security and Digital Solutions at Government House. Natasha Clarke, Associate Deputy Minister and Chief Digital Officer of Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services, was named as the Deputy Minister of the new department. “The pandemic taught us that we can pivot fast to deliver services quickly and virtually, but that...
Thursday, May 18, 2023

Victoria Day Message

His Honour the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc and the entire Household send warm wishes to His Majesty The King on Victoria Day. This holiday originated in 1845 to honour Queen Victoria’s birthday, and has since marked the official birthday of Canada’s sovereign. The earliest recorded celebrations of Victoria Day, taking place in the mid-1800s, saw residents gathered in Toronto to give cheers to The Queen. Towns also mounted day-long birthday celebrations, including gun salutes at midnight, pre-dawn serenades, picnics, athletic competitions, light displays and...
Saturday, May 6, 2023

On the Occasion of the Coronation

A Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia I have the honour, on behalf of the people of Nova Scotia, to convey heartfelt congratulations to King Charles III and Queen Camilla on the occasion of their Coronation. As the King of Canada and our Head of State, His Majesty is an integral part of our society; he is at the apex of our system of constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, which is among the oldest in the world. His Majesty is widely known for his passion for the environment, youth initiatives, volunteer and military service, and of course, carrying on the...