• Culture Satellite Account

    Culture Satellite Account

    For the first time ever, Nova Scotians will have a clear understanding of the economic importance of the culture sector, thanks to the Culture Satellite Account. Read More

  • "The Book of Negroes" Television Series

    The history of the Black Loyalists is a fascinating one, and beginning Wednesday, January 7, CBC will be broadcasting the long-awaited mini-series that tells the story of 3,000 black refugees who came to Nova Scotia in 1783. Read More

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

February 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians are being invited to help develop a tribute to Viola Desmond that will represent her legacy, and last...
February 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Nova Scotia Archives has launched a new virtual exhibit presenting material associated with Viola Desmond's...
February 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Les Néo-Écossais profiteront d’un nouveau jour férié le 16 février prochain. La vice-première ministre, Diana Whalen...
February 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians will enjoy a new statutory holiday on Feb. 16. Deputy Premier Diana Whalen and Communities, Culture and...

Culture & Heritage Workshop

Digby and Yarmouth: learn about funding for arts, culture, communities, and heritage in Culture and Heritage Development Workshops.


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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