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June 9, 2021 - 3:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Nova Scotia government is partnering with the federal government and Cape Breton Regional Municipality in a $600,...
April 16, 2021 - 9:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The province is investing $50,000 to support a scholarship honouring internationally acclaimed singer Portia White.
April 6, 2021 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- À compter d’aujourd’hui 6 avril, les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent afficher leur fierté communautaire en...
April 6, 2021 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Starting today, April 6, Nova Scotians can show their community pride by submitting nominations for the 2021...


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Honourable Suzanne Lohnes-Croft

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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