• 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

  • Nova Scotia Museum’s ethnology curator Roger Lewis

    Mi’kmaq History Month

    October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. The goal of the month is to help Nova Scotians build awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage, and to increase understanding of the province’s rich Mi’kmaq culture. Read More

  • Bonjour! Awards

    Bonjour! Awards promote French-language Services

    The Bonjour! Awards are government’s way of thanking the people that work on the front line or behind the scenes to improve existing services in French and to develop new ones. Read More

  • FAQ Bluenose II Restoration

    FAQ Bluenose II Restoration

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

  • Nova Scotians will be Reading Ali Bryan’s Roost

    Nova Scotians will be Reading Ali Bryan’s Roost

    For the third consecutive year, Nova Scotians will read the same book and share the same story during a province wide reading initiative called One Book Nova Scotia. Read More

  • October is Mi'kmaq History Month

    October is Mi’kmaq History Month

    Through funding opportunities, research projects, policy support and services, the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage works to better understand and serve Mi’kmaq communities throughout Nova Scotia. Read More

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Latest News

October 30, 2014 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Nova Scotia Museum launched a new eBook about Nova Scotia plants today, Oct. 30.
October 21, 2014 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro will host Coastal Lighthouse Rug Hooking, an exhibit developed by the Nova...
October 17, 2014 - 9:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Nova Scotia Museum of Industry will launch What Remains: The Nova Scotia Industrial Project, today, Oct. 17, an...
October 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Government is partnering with Saint Mary's University to study Nova Scotia's marine heritage resources.


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Honourable Tony Ince

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