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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Archaeologist Sara Beanlands presents "Thibodeau Village: Community Engagement, Archaeology, and the discovery of an Acadian past in a Nova Scotia Planter Landscape"

PLEASE NOTE - REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL Join Their Honours for the next Evenings @ Government House. This is a free public event, everyone is welcome. Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Arrival Time: 6:30pm - 6:50pm Location: Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax Admission: Free To register fill out the attendance form or call 424-7001. Sara Beanlands is a Principal and Senior Archaeologist with Boreas Heritage Consulting Inc., specializing in cultural resource management. Graduating from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1998, and...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Film Screening - Bounty: Into the Hurricane

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL Join Their Honours for the next Evenings @ Government House. This is a free public event, everyone is welcome. Date : Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Time : 7:00pm to 8:30pm Location : Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, HalifaxAdmission: Free Registration : To register fill out the attendance form or call 902-424-7001. Directed by Geoff D'Eon and produced by Edward Peill The sinking of The Bounty in Hurricane Sandy remains an enigma for some, a scandal for others, and a tragedy for most. Why was the ageing wooden vessel out at sea during one of the...
Monday, March 23, 2015

Evenings @ Government House featuring Deputy Chief Herald of Canada March 24

Bruce Patterson, Deputy Chief Herald of Canada, presents "The National Flag of Canada Fifty Years On" Date: Tuesday March 24, 2015 Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM Location: Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax Registration: Online form or call 902-424-7001 This is a free, public event hosted by the Lieutenant Governor. Everyone is welcome! Bruce Patterson was appointed Deputy Chief Herald of Canada, an office of the Canadian Heraldic Authority, in 2010, where he has worked in various capacities since 2000. As a herald, he is responsible for creating new heraldic designs and...
Monday, March 16, 2015

Message of Condolence on the Death of MLA Allan Rowe

Mrs. Grant and I extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Dartmouth South MLA Allan Rowe. Well known to Nova Scotians as a successful television broadcaster for many years, Mr. Rowe was elected to the House of Assembly in 2013. During his time as a member of the Legislature, Mr. Rowe represented the people of Dartmouth South with pride and integrity. Through his words and actions, he demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the foundations of community life for all Nova Scotians and serving the public good. Mr. Rowe will be missed by family, friends and colleagues of all backgrounds. Mrs...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Canada's National Flag

Join Their Honours Tuesday March 24 7PM for a feature presentation on the history of the flag by the Deputy Chief Herald of Canada. More details
Their Honours with Respectful Citizenship Award Recipients
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Students Receive Respectful Citizenship Award

Promoting Mi'kmaq culture, fighting poverty and raising awareness of issues facing the transgender community are some of the ways Nova Scotia students are promoting respectful citizenship. Students from across the province will attend a ceremony at Government House on National Anti-bullying Day, Wednesday, Feb. 25, to receive the second Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award. "Young people across the province are taking action to address the difficult issues facing their schools and communities," said Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant. "It is my great honour to recognize...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

African Heritage Month 2015 Launches

Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant and Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince joined people from communities across the province at Government House today, Jan. 28, to launch African Heritage Month 2015 in Nova Scotia. This year's African Heritage Month theme is Justice: People, Places and Events. "This February we celebrate the significant contributions of African Nova Scotians to the province and we recognize those who have undertaken the important work of advocating for social change," said Lt.-Gov. Grant. "I encourage all Nova Scotians to enjoy some of the exciting...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

African Heritage Month 2015 Provincial Launch

Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant and Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince will be joined by community members at the Provincial launch of African Heritage Month 2015, Wednesday, Jan. 28. The event will be 11 a.m. at Government House, 1451 Barrington St., Halifax. The event will be webcast live at . -30-
Government House at night
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New Season of Public Events Celebrate Local, National Heritage

African Heritage Month, recent discoveries in Acadian history and the fiftieth anniversary of the Canadian flag are among the topics to be featured in the upcoming Evenings at Government House, a public event series hosted by the lieutenant governor. "It is a great privilege to host these events at Government House, the ceremonial home of all Nova Scotians," said Lt-Gov. J.J. Grant. "Mrs. Grant and I invite the public to join us this winter in exploring our shared history and celebrating our talented citizens." The events are free and will be held at Government House, 1451...
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Nominations Open for Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award

Nova Scotians are encouraged to highlight the great work being done in their communities by nominating them for the 2015 Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award. The program brings attention to community achievements and shares impressive efforts being made throughout Nova Scotia. "This award celebrates the extraordinary resilience, kindness and creativity that abounds in communities across the province," said Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant. "I encourage Nova Scotians to share their stories of collective achievement and civic pride by nominating their communities for this award...