• 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

  • Community Spirit Award

    Nova Scotia’s Community Spirit Award

    In recognition of the significant role vibrant communities play in the lives of Nova Scotians, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor is proud to oversee the Community Spirit Award. Read More

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

January 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians are getting the opportunity to further their study of Gaelic language and culture in Scotland.
January 28, 2015 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant and Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince joined people from communities across...
January 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Dinosaurs Unearthed, a new exhibit at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax, features larger-than-life, moving...
January 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Town of Yarmouth will develop Heritage in Your Hand, a self-guided activity app to promote the community's...

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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