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November 2, 2021 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotia’s tourism industry began to rebound in July and August as border restrictions eased and people grew more...


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Honourable Pat Dunn

Minister of Communities,
Culture, Tourism and Heritage

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