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Connect with our vibrant communities.

Investing in our Future

Find out about funding and awards for communities, arts, culture and heritage.

Latest News

November 18, 2020 - 11:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Today, Nov. 18, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) announced the team of KPMB Architects with Omar Gandhi...
November 16, 2020 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- A special tree received a heartfelt farewell today, Nov. 16. The 45-foot white spruce is a thank-you gift to the...
November 14, 2020 - 9:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Les artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse font preuve d'inspiration, de créativité et d'innovation. On a célébré leurs...
November 14, 2020 - 9:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotia artists demonstrate inspiration, creativity, and innovation. To recognize those talents they were...


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Honourable Suzanne Lohnes-Croft

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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