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 13, 2019 - 9:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotia Cookery - Then and Now, has been named a top three finalist at the Gourmand International Culinary Awards...
May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
Gaelic Affairs -- May is Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia and a time to celebrate Gaelic culture, language and heritage and the contributions of Nova Scotia...
April 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will move to a new, modern space on Halifax’s waterfront. The move, announced today,...
April 18, 2019 - 9:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine is leading a second culture trade mission to China and Japan,...


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Honourable Leo A. Glavine

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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