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Thursday, September 9, 2021

2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

Four wines received the 2021 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines at a ceremony at Government House, Halifax on Thursday, September 9th, 2021. The award, established by then Lieutenant Governor Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant in 2014, 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 11 experts chose the following wines, listed in alphabetical order, as the best among the wines submitted: 2015 L...
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Registration is open for Evenings @ Government House - 21 September 2021

Registration is now open for the first event of the Fall 2021 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 21 September 2021. Professor Marc Milner will return to Government House to speak on D-Day and the role that Canadians played in the military operation that turned the tide of the Second World War. Government House will follow the prevailing health and safety regulations as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests will be required to wear masks and social distance while inside Government House. There will be no post-presentation reception. Seating in the Ballroom will be limited to 25...
Friday, September 3, 2021

Launch of Fall 2021 Series of Evenings @ Government House

Their Honours The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc are pleased to announce the Fall 2021 Series of Evenings @ Government House. "Patsy and I are delighted to host the ninth season of Evenings at Government House since my installation as Lieutenant Governor," said Lieutenant Governor LeBlanc. "This series of events strives to celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich artistic talent and allows us to delve into our fascinating history, heritage and culture." The series includes a performance by two young musicians, a...