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February 10, 2016 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The province's new Heritage Day flag flew today, Feb. 10, for the first time in advance of the Heritage Day 2016...
February 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians are once again getting the chance to further their study of Gaelic language and culture in Scotland.
January 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Jan. 30, support of up to $3 million for the creation of the Windsor Hockey...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Museum of Natural History, and Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax will close at 3 p...


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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