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Monday, October 7, 2019

Evenings @ Government House – Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Registration is now open for the third event of the Fall 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on Tuesday, 22 October 2019. Government House is proud to continue its annual collaboration with the Halifax Pop Explosion. This year’s event features Halifax-based singer-songwriter singer Leanne Hoffman . Leanne Hoffman has a voice that is as haunting as it is angelic. She has the rare ability to dress a beautiful melody with content that is both biting and elegant. With lyrics beyond her years, and a smart, sarcastic tone, her audiences are left captivated and wanting more. An active...
Friday, October 4, 2019

Message of Condolence on the Passing of The Honourable John MacLennan Buchanan, PC, QC, ECNS

Mrs. LeBlanc and I were saddened to learn of the passing of The Honourable John MacLennan Buchanan, PC, QC, ECNS, 20 th Premier of the Province of Nova Scotia. Mr. Buchanan served as premier from 1978 to 1990. Mr. Buchanan was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia and attended Sydney Academy. He worked in the Sydney steel mill until he attended Mount Allison University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Certificate in Engineering in 1954. He later attended Dalhousie Law School and graduated in 1958. He practiced law and was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 1972. Mr. Buchanan...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Message from the Lieutenant Governor on Treaty Day 2019

This morning, I was honoured to raise the Mi’kmaq flag at a ceremony at Government House and the Mi’kmaq flag will fly for the full duration of Mi’kmaq History Month. I was pleased to be joined by Grand Chief Norman Sylliboy in raising the flag. This was Grand Chief Sylliboy’s first event at Government House since his selection as the Grand Chief of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council in late July 2019. I was delighted to learn that the topic for this year’s Mi’kmaq History Month poster is “The Year of Indigenous Languages” and recognizes the...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED – EVENINGS @ GOVERNMENT HOUSE FEATURING A PIANO RECITAL BY DEVIN HUANG – 8 OCTOBER 2019

Due to a very high level of interest, this event is now fully subscribed and registration is now closed for the Evenings @ Government House presentation featuring a piano recital by Devin Huang on Tuesday, 8 October 2019. We thank you for your interest and hope that you will attend other presentations in the Fall 2019 Series.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Evenings @ Government House – Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Registration is now open for the second event of the Fall 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House on Tuesday, 8 October 2019. Government House is delighted to partner with the Nova Scotia Talent Trust to showcase pianist Devin Huang. Devin is a twelve-year-old Grade 8 student and has been studying piano with Lynn Stodola since 2016. Since Devin was introduced to piano at the age of seven, he has shown great enthusiasm towards piano performance, both solo and chamber. He will perform works from Bach, Beethoven, and Chopin. This year, the Nova Scotia Talent Trust is marking its 75th...
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Registration is still open for the first event of the Evenings @ Government House Fall 2019 Series on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

The vocal ensemble Les Voix d’Acadie , the Francophone beacon choir in the Halifax Regional Municipality, will give a concert. 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/2019-09-24/vocal-ensemble-les-voix-d%E2%80%99acadie-francophone-beacon...
Friday, September 6, 2019

Launch of Fall 2019 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 2019 Series of Evenings @ Government House. Three themes and anniversaries will be commemorated through this new series of public events. They are the 75 th Anniversary of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust, the 150 th Anniversary of the Princess Louise Fusiliers, and the 10 th Anniversary of the re-opening of Government House. "Patsy and I are delighted to host our fifth series of Evenings at Government House since my appointment as Lieutenant Governor,...

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