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Most Worshipful Grand Master - John Millar Cody

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Masonic Foundation of Nova Scotia

The mission of the Masonic Foundation of Nova Scotia is to encourage the active practice of the Masonic Principles of Benevolence and Charity, and to promote a positive image of Freemasonry in the Community.

Contact The Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia

Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia
167 Coronation Avenue
Halifax, NS, Canada B3N 2N2
Telephone: (902) 423-6149
Fax: (902) 423-6254

The Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia

St. John's No. 2

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Meeting Information
Meeting Night: 
First Monday (2nd Monday in Sept.) except July & August.
Meeting Time: 
Installations Month: 
Installations Time: 
7:30 P.M.
Installations Location: 
Freemasons Hall, 167 Coronation Ave., Halifax
Lodge Information
Lodge Number: 
Street Address: 
165 Coronation Avenue





Freemasons Hall, 165 Coronation Avenue corner of Willett Street and Coronation Avenue. Free Parking and fully wheelchair accceessible. 






Lodge Officers
Ruling Master: 
M.W. Bro. Peter Ponsford, PGM
Senior Warden: 
Bro. William Cleary
Junior Warden: 
Bro. Kirk Dexter
V.W. Bro. Daryl Rozen
Associate Secretary: 
Rt. W. Bro. Dean Durnford
Bro. Harley Sanford
Lodge History and Information
Other Lodge Information: 

St. Johns Lodge No 2 - English Emmulation Lodge


Formerly No 211, 265, 187 and 161, Registry of England, was organized by dispensation granted by the Master and Wardens of Lodge No 4 in Halifax, of the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons under the authority of the Most Noble Prince, the Right Worshipful John (3rd) Duke of Atholl, Grand Master - 11th day of May 5780 A.L.


Constituted by Warrant June 30th 1780 A.D. Halifax, N.S.

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