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Latest News

September 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- La Province a reconnu aujourd’hui, 18 septembre, l’importance culturelle et historique d’un cimetière acadien datant...
September 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- An Acadian cemetery dating to the 17th century received provincial recognition of its historic and cultural...
August 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- REMARQUE : Une liste des plages qui ne seront plus surveillées par des sauveteurs à compter du 27 août est présentée...
August 17, 2017 - 8:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians will have the opportunity to learn about the province's geological treasures at the 52nd annual Nova...


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Honourable Leo A. Glavine

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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