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Latest News

July 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Beinn Bhreagh Hall, Baddeck, the summer home of Alexander and Mabel Bell, is now recognized as part of Nova Scotia's...
July 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- REMARQUE : La liste des 10 associations communautaires et de leurs projets figure à la fin du communiqué. Les Néo-...
July 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- NOTE: A list of the 10 community associations and their projects follows this release. Nova Scotians continue to...
July 7, 2015 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Maritime Museum will open Cunard 175: Engine for Change, a temporary exhibit, on Friday, July 10.


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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