Their Honours Frank F. Fagan and Patricia Fagan

Their Honours Frank F. Fagan, CM, ONL, MBA and Patricia Fagan

Frank F. Fagan became the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador in March 2013 following a distinguished career in business and many years of community service.

The position of Lieutenant Governor, a uniquely Canadian institution, was created in 1867 by the British North America Act, now known as The Constitution Act.

Leurs Excellences Frank F. Fagan, CM, ONL, MBA et Patricia Fagan

Frank F. Fagan est devenu le treizième lieutenant-gouverneur de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador en mars 2013 après avoir connu une carrière éminente dans les affaires et passé de nombreuses années au service de la collectivité.

Le poste de lieutenant-gouverneur est une institution propre au Canada instaurée par l'Acte de l'Amérique du Nord britannique de 1867 que l'on désigne de nos jours sous l'appellation de Loi constitutionnelle.

Biographies


Tour of Government House

Virtual Tour of Government House


Christmas Tree at Government House, decorated by the Girl Guides

On Sunday, 17 December 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Their Honours will welcome members of the public to a Christmas Levee at Government House.

Christmas Tree at Government House, decorated by the Girl Guides


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Poinsettias grown in the Government House Greenhouse were donated to various not for profit organizations to help with their Christmas decorating.


Poinsettias grown in the Government House Greenhouse were donated to various not for profit organizations to help with their Christmas decorating.

On Monday, 2 October 2017, His Honour The Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour Patricia Fagan attended the installation of the new Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette in Ottawa.


His Honour The Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour Patricia Fagan attended the installation of the new  Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette in Ottawa.

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Monday, 11 December 2017

On Monday, 11 December 2017 at 10:00 a.m., His Honour The Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour Patricia Fagan will attend the Administration of the Oaths of Office to The Honourable Alexander (Sandy) MacDonald as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division.

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Awards

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador


Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province.

 

Order of Canada - Newfoundland and Labrador Recipients


Order of Canada

Order of Canada recipients from Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

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Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Mounted Unit’s horses

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Mounted Unit’s horses are housed on the grounds of Government House? Visitation by appointment only. Contact: (709) 729-0447.

Caribou statue, the Battle emblem of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment

This Caribou statue, the Battle emblem of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, came from the ship The H.M.S. Newfoundland and now often adorns the dining table at Government House? An identical one from the same ship is on display at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. It was originally presented to the ship by “The People of Newfoundland” in 1944.

His Honour John C. Crosbie attended the Government House Halloween Party as a child

The Honourable John C. Crosbie attended the Government House Halloween Party as a child in circa 1941? He is standing at the far right in this picture.

Some of the furniture still in use at Government House dates back from before the building was constructed

Some of the furniture still in use at Government House dates back from before the building was constructed (opened in 1830) and came from the previous Government House in Fort Townshend, like this Regency mahogany dining table from 1780?

“One side of a twin pedestal late 18 century mahogany dining table with reeded banding, the turned pillars each having four reeded splayed supports with brass lion’s claw feet, and brass casters.”

There are more than 835 trees inventoried on the grounds of Government House and adjacent properties

There are more than 835 trees inventoried on the grounds of Government House and adjacent properties? Many have been planted by visiting dignitaries. For more information about the plants and trees at Government House visit the Gardener’s Corner section of this site.