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

July 5, 2019 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Government is helping Nova Scotians access affordable, accessible and reliable transportation options.
June 25, 2019 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Government is supporting a partnership in Southwest Nova Scotia to welcome and keep doctors.
June 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Culture and heritage ministers from across Canada met this week in Halifax to discuss strengthening the creative...
June 10, 2019 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians will have access to more cancer-related resources for their children at local libraries.


Inside the Department

Learn about our vision, mission and structure. See our plans and priorities for the current year in our statement of mandate.

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Strategic Plans

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Honourable Leo A. Glavine

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

Minister Bio

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