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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Winter 2024 Season: Evenings @ Government House

We are happy to announce the Winter 2024 Season of Evenings @ Government House! Join us for a series of free, public events that celebrate the culture and heritage of Nova Scotia. Seats fill quickly! Register today to save your spot! Registration Details : Online Registration Form: Click here Email Registration: LGOffice@novascotia.ca P hone Registration: 902-424-7001 Winter 2024 Season : ** Friday, February 9th at 7:00 PM ** An Evening of Poetry and Music with George Elliott Clarke and PO2 Nevawn Patrick Dr. Clarke and PO2 Patrick will debut a song that honours the legacy of Viola Desmond...
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Thank You, Nova Scotia!

Thank you for your generosity, Nova Scotia! Guests at the New Year's Day Levée, along with members of the Household, our team of AdeCs, and staff at Service Nova Scotia, collected over 290 pairs of socks for the North End Community Health Centre . The socks have been delivered and will be distributed at foot care clinics over the coming weeks. The North End Community Health Centre was established 50 years ago in response to health services needs in Halifax's North End. Over the years, it has grown to offer primary health care, pre and post-natal care, dental services, social work,...
Monday, December 11, 2023

2024 New Year’s Day Levée

Save the date! Nova Scotians are invited to attend the annual New Year’s Day Levée at Government House (1451 Barrington Street) on Monday, January 1st from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Invitations or advanced registration are not required to attend. During the Levée, guests will exchange New Year’s greetings with the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. LeBlanc while visiting the oldest vice-regal residence in North America. Support the Local Community Government House will be collecting new, clean socks to support mobile outreach health services and foot...
Thursday, November 30, 2023

The Lieutenant Governor Recognizes Excellence in Public Administration

The Province’s Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness, Jeannine Lagassé, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration. The medal is presented annually to a person in public administration who exhibits the highest standard of excellence, dedication and accomplishment. “For over 25 years, Jeannine Lagassé has provided essential leadership and cemented relationships between the government, health authorities and healthcare partners,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. “She has demonstrated courage and...
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal Investiture

Members of the Canadian Coast Guard were recognized for exemplary and long-standing service during a ceremony at Government House on 28 November 2023. In 1991, Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II created the Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal to recognize individuals for long and outstanding public service. Recipients have served for twenty, thirty, and even forty years. In a profession where personal safety is often at risk, a career spanning multiple decades is inspirational and something to be celebrated. The 2023 recipients are: Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal,...
Friday, November 10, 2023

Remembrance Day 2023

This weekend, we remember those who have lost their lives while answering the call to serve our province and our country. We also recognize our veterans and all individuals who wear a uniform, as they have done much to defend our freedom and ways of life. There are no words to adequately thank those who have chosen a life of service. This level of commitment to fellow Canadians is not work that can be hung up at the end of the day, or even at the end of a career. Today and on all days, we offer our respect and heartfelt gratitude to those who have made such significant sacrifices. As a...
Thursday, November 9, 2023

2023 Order of Nova Scotia Investiture Ceremony

The Order of Nova Scotia Investiture Ceremony took place at Government House on November 9th. The Lieutenant Governor, who serves as the Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, presented new members with their insignia and appointment scroll. The 2023 recipients are: -- Phil Comeau, Saulnierville and Moncton: filmmaker and screenwriter; recognized for preserving and promoting Acadian culture. - Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, Halifax: health equity researcher; recognized for contributions to healthcare, health policy development, child welfare, women in sports and HIV/AIDS research. - Bruce Guthro,...

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