Exploring our Past

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Investing in our Future

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Latest News

May 19, 2016 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Merlin, the rainbow macaw who resides at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, turns a vibrant 14 years old...
May 13, 2016 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians and visitors to the province will be able to see and board the tall ships when they visit in July...
May 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Statistics Canada is reporting today, May 11, that culture and sport contributed more than $1 billion to Nova Scotia'...
May 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Le rôle des communautés culturelles de la Nouvelle-Écosse dans la Première Guerre mondiale sera exploré en profondeur...


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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