His Honour Arthur J. Joseph LeBlanc, ONS, QC, the Lieutenant Governor for Nova Scotia 

The Duke of Edinburgh Commonwealth Study Conferences Canada (CSCC) is pleased to announce that the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, His Honour Arthur J. Joseph LeBlanc, ONS, QC, has granted his Honorary Patronage to the Leadership Program with Acadia in 2020. By doing so, his Honour will be providing his support to emerging Canadian leaders.

During his term, the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia has chosen to concentrate on community service; encouraging post-secondary education; and recognizing and promoting the history and heritage of Nova Scotia's First Nations communities, African Nova Scotians and the Acadians.  

His Honour's goals will be further advanced by the Innovative and Entrepreneurial Leadership program taking place in Wolfville in June. Through this leadership program, participants will experience how leaders are implementing strategies that transform traditional thinking in order to achieve growth in urban and rural centres. Participants will engage with leaders and organizations that are encouraging innovative and entrepreneurial strategies to enhance regional economic prosperity.

"I am honoured and delighted to assume the role of Honorary Patron of the CSCC in Nova Scotia", said Lt.-Gov. LeBlanc.  "This is an exciting and innovative approach to supporting the emerging leaders of our country as they tackle the complex issues that we are facing, and I very much look forward to participating in the leadership program at Acadian University."

During the program week, His Honour will be providing welcoming remarks at the Opening Dinner, accompanying participants on experiential tours, and sharing his own leadership journey.

Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia website