• "The Book of Negroes" Television Series

    The history of the Black Loyalists is a fascinating one, and beginning Wednesday, January 7, CBC will be broadcasting the long-awaited mini-series that tells the story of 3,000 black refugees who came to Nova Scotia in 1783. Read More

  • Culture Satellite Account

    Culture Satellite Account

    For the first time ever, Nova Scotians will have a clear understanding of the economic importance of the culture sector, thanks to the Culture Satellite Account. Read More

Exploring our Past

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Investing in our Future

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

Latest News

March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Les citoyens les plus jeunes de la province sont invités à contribuer à la création d'un symbole qui représentera la...
March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotia's youngest citizens are invited to help create a symbol to represent Nova Scotia Heritage Day.
March 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotia Museum sites are offering unique activities for families and visitors during March Break, March 14-22.
March 6, 2015 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Michel Samson, ministre des Affaires acadiennes, a annoncé aujourd'hui 6 mars du financement à l'appui des...

Culture & Heritage Workshop

Digby and Yarmouth: learn about funding for arts, culture, communities, and heritage in Culture and Heritage Development Workshops.


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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