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

May 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians are invited to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Nova Scotia Museum (NSM) which officially...
May 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Gaelic Affairs -- Nova Scotians can now celebrate their Gaelic heritage or their connection to the language and culture by choosing the new Gaelic licence...
May 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine is leading a mission to China and Japan to explore business...
May 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
Gaelic Affairs -- Ar Sgeul ri Innse, or Our Story to Tell, is the theme of this year’s Gaelic Nova Scotia Month, celebrated this month.


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Honourable Leo A. Glavine

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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