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

February 14, 2018 - 9:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- This year’s Heritage Day activities on Monday, Feb. 19, will honour Middleton native and Second World War hero Mona...
February 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Gaelic Affairs -- Nova Scotians have the opportunity to further their learning of Gaelic language and culture through study in Scotland with help from a...
January 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Acadian Affairs -- Le gouvernement poursuit ses efforts pour promouvoir la langue française et renforcer les collectivités acadiennes et francophones en...
January 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Acadian Affairs -- Government is continuing efforts to promote French language and strengthen Acadian and Francophone communities in Nova Scotia through...


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Honourable Leo A. Glavine

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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