Exploring our Past

Visit and learn about the culture and heritage sites we support and protect.

Learning and Cultural Expression

Connect with our vibrant communities.

Investing in our Future

Find out about funding and awards for communities, arts, culture and heritage.

Latest News

June 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Funding for playground equipment in Halifax Regional Municipality will make it easier and safer for children to play...
June 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- NOTE: A tour schedule follows this release. Professional storyteller Anne Glover will tour the province during July...
June 27, 2016 - 9:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The government's new $2 million Creative Industries Fund is ready to help creative Nova Scotia artists and...
June 25, 2016 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Parrsboro is looking for more artists, learners, and visitors.


Inside the Department

Learn about our vision, mission and structure. See our plans and priorities for the current year in our statement of mandate.

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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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