Exploring our Past

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Investing in our Future

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Latest News

October 2, 2015 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Le Conseil de leadership pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse a accueilli une nouvelle présidente et trois nouveaux...
October 2, 2015 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council today, Oct. 2, welcomed a new chair and three new members. Another member...
September 22, 2015 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Join the province's biggest book club by reading this year's One Book Nova Scotia selection, Just Beneath My Skin by...
September 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- David Darrow, retired senior deputy minister, will once again lead a team of swimmers across Halifax Harbour in...


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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