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Friday, March 22, 2019

Registration is still open for the fourth event of the Evenings @ Government House Winter 2019 Series on Tuesday, 26 March 2019

On the 10th anniversary of its creation, Royal Canadian Air Force Honorary Colonel Dan Hennessey will screen his video Time to Remember , a poignant series of stories from Nova Scotian veterans of the Second World War. Seating is limited to 90 and those wishing to attend must register in advance. To register, go to: https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house/2019-03-26/10th-anniversary-its-creation-royal-canadian-air OR call 902-424-7001.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Launch of Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence

Today, His Honour was pleased to launch the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence at the Akerley Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College. It is customary for Nova Scotia’s Lieutenant Governors to establish awards that recognize excellence during their time in office. The award was developed in partnership with the NSCC and is the first award to be created during the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc. "Since my installation as Lieutenant Governor, I have worked to encourage post-secondary education, not just at degree-granting universities, but...
Monday, March 11, 2019

Commonwealth Day Message by Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth / Message de sa Majesté la Reine, chef du Commonwealth, à l’occasion du Jour du Commonwealth

Theme: “A Connected Commonwealth” Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year as we mark the 70th anniversary of the London Declaration, when nations of the Commonwealth agreed to move forward together as free and equal members. The vision and sense of connection that inspired the signatories has stood the test of time, and the Commonwealth continues to grow, adapting to address contemporary needs. Today, many millions of people around the world are drawn together because of the collective values shared by the Commonwealth. In April last year, I welcomed the leaders of...
Monday, March 11, 2019

EVENINGS @ GOVERNMENT HOUSE – 26 MARCH 2019

Registration is now open for the fourth event of the Winter 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 26 March 2019. On the 10th Anniversary of its creation, Royal Canadian Air Force Honorary Colonel Dan Hennessey will screen his video Time to Remember , a poignant series of stories from Nova Scotian veterans of the Second World War. Seating is limited to 90 and those wishing to attend MUST register in advance. To register, go to: https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house/2019-03-26/10th-anniversary-its-creation-royal-canadian-air OR call 902-424-7001.
Friday, March 8, 2019

International Women's Day

Today, March 8, 2019, is International Women’s Day. The International Women's Day 2019 campaign theme of #BalanceforBetter is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world...
Friday, March 8, 2019

Registration is still open for the third event of the Evenings @ Government House Winter 2019 Series on Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

Theatre Nova Scotia artists Jamie Bradley and GaRRy Williams, co-creators of the new musical "Kamp", who will give a talk about how they went “from blank page to full script”. Seating is limited to 90 and those wishing to attend must register in advance. To register, call 902-424-7001 or got to: https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house/2019-03-12/theatre-nova-scotia-artists-jamie-bradley-and-garry...
Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award – Call for Submissions

The call for submissions for this year's award will be announced on March 1 st , 2019. The award, established by then Lieutenant Governor Mayann Francis in 2007, celebrates the power, strength and diversity of communities across Nova Scotia. The award is administered by the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and up to four communities are honoured each year. Recipients are chosen by a selection committee based on community applications that best fit the award’s criteria. Communities that are selected promote citizen engagement, civic pride and have a positive outlook on...

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