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
Message of Condolence on the Passing of Mi’kmaq Grand Council Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy
Friday, December 1, 2017
Mrs. LeBlanc and I were saddened to learn of the death of Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy on Thursday, 30 November 2017.
Grand Chief Sylliboy’s leadership of the Mi’kmaq nation over the past 25 years was instrumental in ensuring that Aboriginal and Treaty rights were implemented and gained greater recognition. He will be remembered for his tireless efforts to promote the spirituality and culture of the Mi’kmaq.
On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen and all Nova Scotians, Mrs. LeBlanc and I extend our sincere condolences to Grand Chief Sylliboy's wife...