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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award

The Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award celebrates the power, strength and diversity of vibrant communities across Nova Scotia. It profiles their achievements and increases their visibility through a formal recognition program. Up to four Nova Scotian communities are honoured each year. Recipients are chosen by a selection committee based on community applications that best fit the award’s criteria. Communities selected for the award promote citizen engagement, civic pride and a positive outlook on the future. Successful communities are honoured through celebration and...
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal

A new commemorative medal has been created to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne. The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal (Nova Scotia) will be a tangible way for the province to honour The Queen’s service while also honouring the significant contributions and achievements made by residents. Nova Scotia, along with several other provinces, has established a Platinum Jubilee Medal Program for the 2022 celebrations. The Department of Intergovernmental Affair’s Protocol and Honours Secretariat, in partnership with...
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Evenings @ Government House with Deanna Ryan-Meister

All in-house seats have been reserved! Guests can still join the session online. The presentation will be broadcast on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 5th. No advanced registration is required. Just click on our Facebook page at Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and enjoy the show. Ms. Deanna Ryan-Meister, President of the Titanic Society of Atlantic Canada. The presentation will commemorate the 110th anniversary of the RMS Titanic tragedy and discuss historic links between the Titanic and Atlantic Canada. About the Event Ms. Deanna Ryan-Meister is the President...
Friday, March 11, 2022

Evenings @ Government House with Len Wagg

Registration is now open for an evening with Mr. Len Wagg, award-winning photographer and author. The event will take place at Government House on Tuesday, March 22nd at 7:00 PM. A full reception will follow Mr. Wagg's presentation. All Evenings @ Government House events are free and open to the public. To attend, please register in advance to reserve a seat. Online Registration : Please fill out the registration form on our website . Email Registration : Please send a message to lgoffice@novascotia.ca . Phone Registration : Please call (902) 424-7001. About the Event Mr. Len Wagg is the...
Friday, February 25, 2022

Evenings @ Government House with Pianist Devin Huang

Their Honours are happy to announce that the next Evenings @ Government House performance will take place in person. Registration is now open for an evening of music with pianist Devin Huang on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00 PM. About the Performance Since being introduced to the piano at the age of 7, Devin has made his mark on the Canadian music scene. CBC Music has named him as one of Canada's "30 under 30" classical musicians and his performances have aired on CBC TV News, CBC Radio One and CBC Music. He has also been a featured soloist with Nova Sinfonia, the Cecilia Concert...
Sunday, February 6, 2022

The Platinum Jubilee Commences in Nova Scotia

His Honour the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Mrs. LeBlanc, and the Household at Government House send heartfelt congratulations to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates 70 years on the throne. Today, we mark the beginning of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Year, an unprecedented historic event, and pause to reflect upon Her Majesty’s steadfast service to Canadians and all people throughout the Commonwealth. In 1952, Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne, and her extraordinary reign has been characterized by a sense of duty and devotion to a life of service. Public and...
Friday, January 21, 2022

Virtual Tour of Government House

His Honour the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc and Mrs. LeBlanc are pleased to present a virtual tour of Government House. Explore areas including the Main Foyer, Grand Staircase, Ballroom, and Morning Room, while learning about the history and design of the building. To begin the virtual tour, please click here . How to Navigate the Virtual Tour To navigate the tour, use your mouse to click and drag on the image of a room. This will provide a 360 degree view of that location. As you browse each room, photo icons in black circles will appear on the screen. Click on the circle to move to the next...

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