Exploring our Past

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Learning and Cultural Expression

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Investing in our Future

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

Latest News

April 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- May is the beginning of summer in the old Gaelic calendar and is designated Gaelic Awareness Month when Nova Scotia...
April 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Changes to the Public Archives Act introduced today, April 20, will help the institution better connect with Nova...
March 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- NOTE: A list of properties receiving funding follows this release. Investments in the Lunenburg Academy and several...
March 24, 2016 - 10:00am
Acadian Affairs -- Le gouvernement a signé un accord de règlement avec Lucien Comeau, un parent acadien qui avait déposé une plainte relative aux droits...


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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