Swearing the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office
During the Installation Ceremony on 28 June 2017, His Honour swore the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office to become the 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. The Oaths were administered by the Chief Justice The Honorable J. Michael MacDonald
Point Pleasant Park Shilling Ceremony - 28 May 17
On 28 May 2017, Their Honours participated in the Shilling Ceremony at Point Pleasant Park on Sunday, 28 May 2017 where the City of Halifax paid its annual rent to the Crown for the use of Point Pleasant Park.
Evenings @ Government House - 28 February 2017
As part of the Winter 2017 Series of Evenings @ Government House, guests were treated to an evening of gospel rock music by the Sanctified Brothers
Opening of Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo
Their Honours attended the Royal Nova Scotia Interntational Tattoo on Canada Day and His Honour officially opened the 2017 Show
Installation Ceremony - Guard of Honour Inspection
Following the formal Installation Ceremony, His Honour inspected the Guard of Honour on the grounds of Province House on 28 June 2017
Pardon Granting Ceremony - 16 February 2017
The Lieutenant Governor granted a Free Pardon to the Late Grand Chief Gabriel Sylliboy on 16 February 2017
Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party
Their Honours were pleased to host the Lieutenant Governor's Annual Garden Party on 21 June 2017
Heritage Day 2018 Honours Nova Scotian Mona Louise Parsons
Friday, February 16, 2018
Mona Parsons was born in 1901 in Middleton, Nova Scotia.
Through her marriage to a Dutch businessman, she settled in the Netherlands in 1937. In May 1940, Germany occupied the Netherlands and it was then that Parsons joined a resistance unit. She sheltered and helped downed Allied airmen to escape back to Britain. She was eventually reported and arrested by the Germans. Initially sentenced to be executed, her sentence was reduced to hard labour as the judge was impressed with the dignity she demonstrated during the trial and urged her to appeal. ...