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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Birth of the Son of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia “Mrs. LeBlanc and I offer Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex our sincere congratulations on the birth of their son, Archie Harrison. A birth is a time to celebrate the wonderment of new life with great joy and hope. On behalf of all Nova Scotians, we wish their newborn son a long life filled with great happiness and good health.” Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, QC Lieutenant Governor...
Monday, April 8, 2019

EVENINGS @ GOVERNMENT HOUSE – 23 APRIL 2019

Registration is now open for the sixth and final event of the Winter 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 23 April 2019. Acclaimed filmmaker and multi-disciplinary artist Sylvia Hamilton will screen her 1999 film on African Nova Scotian operatic singer Portia White, entitled: “Portia White: Think on me“. 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/2019-04-23/ac... OR call 902-424-7001...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Call for Submissions – 2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Nova Scotia Wines

The call for submissions for this year's award was announced today. The award, established by former Lieutenant Governor Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant in 2014, recognizes the outstanding quality of locally sourced and produced wines and honours the commitment and craft of those in Nova Scotia's wine industry. The award is administered in conjunction with the Winery Association of Nova Scotia and Taste of Nova Scotia. Those organizations will outline the submission process and criteria to their member wineries. Each winery is invited to submit up to three commercially...
Monday, March 25, 2019

EVENINGS @ GOVERNMENT HOUSE – 9 APRIL 2019

Registration is now open for the fifth event of the Winter 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 9 April 2019. To mark the 75th Anniversary of the Second World War D-Day Landings on 6 June 1944, historian Dr. James (Jay) White will give a presentation on Canada’s role in Operation OVERLORD that launched the successful invasion of Nazi-occupied western Europe. 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/2019-04-09/mark-75th-anniversary-second-world-war-d-day OR call...
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...

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