New Lieutenant-Governor named

A longtime justice of the provincial Supreme Court has been named as Nova Scotia’s next lieutenant-governor.

Arthur Joseph LeBlanc will replace John James Grant who was appointed in 2012.

LeBlanc is from West Arichat and a graduate of St. F-X. He earned his degree in law from Dalhousie and practised for more than 30 years. He was appointed to the provincial Supreme Court in 1998. He will remain a judge until he is sworn-in at a date yet to be announced.