The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is the viceregal representative in Nova Scotia of Canada’s Head of State, Queen Elizabeth II, The Queen of Canada.
The Lieutenant Governor is appointed in the name of The Queen on the advice of the Governor-General-in-Council for a fixed term of five years. Each Canadian province has a Lieutenant Governor who is tasked with carrying out most of the Sovereign’s constitutional and ceremonial duties. The role of viceregal representative is the longest continuously filled state office in Canada. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, the Province’s highest honour.
The current and 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, QC who has served in this role since June 28, 2017.
For more information, visit the Official website of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia:
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
1451 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z2
Telephone: (902) 424-7001
Fax: (902) 424-1790