A significant moment in history was marked in 2017 as Canadians celebrated our 150th Anniversary. This special date marking the union of Canada from one coast to another gives Canadians the opportunity to take pride and celebrate our diversity, our inclusion, our shared values, our achievements, the majestic beauty of our forests, lakes, and mountains and our place in the world as a strong and compassionate leader.
Nova Scotia also has distinction and hounour of having the oldest Assembly in Canada. In 2019, Nova Scotians celebrated the 200th anniversary of Province House, home of the oldest legislative building in Canada. The legislature includes the Lieutenant Governor and the House of Assembly and is known as the legislative branch of the provincial government.