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Latest News

June 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Public libraries across Nova Scotia are hosting a series of programs, activities and reading clubs all summer long...
June 14, 2017 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- A new exhibit will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion and reflect on what the disaster meant...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Bluenose II sailing schedule has been released, including public harbour cruises and the popular Deckhand for a...
June 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Tickets for Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta events go on sale Friday, June 9, at noon. Highlights include a...


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Honourable Leo A. Glavine

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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