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Government House, Halifax

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Government Building
Government House of Nova Scotia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, as well as that in Halifax of the Canadian monarch. It stands in the provincial capital at 1451 Barrington Street; unlike other provincial Government Houses in Canada, this gives Nova Scotia's royal residence a prominent urban setting, though it is still surrounded by gardens.
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  • I simply adored our last two Lieutenant Govenors, LG Freeman, our first Jewish LG (hurray) and Maryann Francis, our first black LG but she was qualified regardless of skin colour and a fabulous person...  more »
  • A group of co-workers and I went on a personalized tour of the house in August and were amazed by the rich history that was bursting from every room. Our tour guide was very well informed with his dat...  more »
  • Whilst on holiday in Canada my wife and I spent 3 nights in Halifax. On our first morning we took a walk towards the town centre and by accident came across a notice explaining that Government House w...  more »
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  • Place with so much history. I accompanied my friend for her citizenship oath taking and I was so appreciative of the warm welcome of the staff and immigration officer and employees. This is a must see during the Doors Open Halifax event.