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Investing in our Future

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

Latest News

September 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians will have one more week before the Bluenose II finishes off the sailing season in Lunenburg.
September 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- NOTE: A schedule of author readings appears at the end of this news release. The province's biggest book club, One...
September 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Les Archives de la Nouvelle-Écosse, Bibliothèques de la Nouvelle-Écosse et l’Université St. Francis Xavier ont...
September 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotia Archives, Libraries Nova Scotia, and St. Francis Xavier University have collaborated to protect more of...


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Honourable Tony Ince

Minister of Communities,
Culture and Heritage

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