• FAQ Bluenose II Restoration

    FAQ Bluenose II Restoration

    Answers to frequently asked questions about the Bluenose II Restoration project. Read More

  • Commemorating the First World War

    Commemorating the First World War

    From 2014 to 2018, nations, communities and individuals across the world will remember those who fought and died in the First World War. Here in Nova Scotia, recognition of this important centenary has already begun. Read More

  • 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

  • Sydney Library

    Shelf Life

    The Nova Scotia Provincial Library is pleased to present “Shelf Life”, a new blog all about the people, places, events and programs that make libraries great. Read More

  • What Remains: The Nova Scotia Industrial Project

    What Remains: The Nova Scotia Industrial Project

    A collaborative exhibit created by photographer Eliot Wright, jeweler and metalsmith Liz van Allen, and the Museum of Industry, What Remains is an exploration of industrial archaeology through art and artifacts. Read More

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Latest News

November 26, 2014 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas Committee won a Crystal Tourism Award of Excellence at the Tourism...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- L'art était omniprésent lors de la 9e soirée de remise des Prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse qui a eu lieu au...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Art was everywhere at the ninth annual Creative Nova Scotia Awards held at the Seaport Market in Halifax on Thursday...
November 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will launch Christmas at Sea on Thursday, Nov. 20, with the Boatload of Toys and...


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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