Arms & Badges - Arms of Past and Present Lieutenant Governors of Nova Scotia
|Armorial of those Provincial Lieutenant Governors of Nova Scotia who bore lawfully Granted Arms from the Canadian Heraldic Authority|
Coat of Arms of the province of Nova Scotia
|Click on the arms presented below to view a larger image of the same and its blazon if available. Click on their name to view their biographies.|
|Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd)
John James Grant was born on 17 January 1936 at New Glasgow, NS to the late George Grant (a former Mayor of New Glasgow) and Dorothy Grant. His Honour retired from the Canadian Forces with the rank of Brigadier-General. His Honour was installed as Her Majesty's representative in Nova Scotia on 12 April 2012 in the Red Chamber at Province House, Halifax.
|The Honourable Mayann E. Francis, ONS
A career public servant, the first African Nova Scotian, and only the second woman to hold the position in the province's more than 400-year history, Ms. Francis became Lieutenant Governor in September of 2006. A former director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and Ombudsman for the province, Her Honour says the celebration of equity and inclusion will continue to be of primary influence in her new role.
|2006 - 2012|
|The Hon. Myra A. Freeman, ONS
As the thirtieth Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Nova Scotia since Confederation, and the first woman to hold the position in the province's 400-year history, Her Honour has made it her mission since her installation in May of 2000 to introduce a 21st - century relevance to her mandate, and increase accessibility of this position to all Nova Scotians.
|2000 - 2006|
|The Hon. James Kinley
Born in Lunenburg and educated at Dalhousie University and The Halifax and Massachusetts Institutes of Technology, John James Kinley served in World War II primarily as a Royal Canadian Naval volunteer in 1943, and secondly in the Canadian Merchant Marine and Canadian Navy. He retired as a Lieutenant Commander in 1959.
|1994 - 2000|
|The Hon. Lloyd Roseville Crouse
During his time in Parliament, Crouse served on numerous committees of the House of Commons, as well as acting as Canada's representative to a number of Commonwealth and International conferences. He was Chairman of the Canadian Commonwealth Parliamentary Association from 1985 to 1988 and was appointed to the position of Lieutenant Governor in 1989.
|1989 - 1994|