Exploring our Past

Visit and learn about the culture and heritage sites we support and protect.

Learning and Cultural Expression

Connect with our vibrant communities.

Investing in our Future

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

Latest News

July 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- A unique opportunity to experience life on-board the Bluenose II sailing ship is available to the public.
July 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- On its 30th anniversary, the Halifax International Busker Festival is soaring to new heights with the help of a one-...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Some of the oldest dinosaur bones in Canada were recently discovered along the Bay of Fundy and Nova Scotia...
July 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Bluenose II is sailing the waters of Cape Breton for the next week and public viewings are available.


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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