Even though Nova Scotia is Canada’s second smallest province, our people share a rich tapestry of culture and heritage that shapes who we are and where we live. Today, our sheltered bays and inlets continue to welcome newcomers to our shores, solidifying our enviable reputation for hospitality and acceptance of difference. Our legacy of migration can be found in our physical surroundings; in our museums, archives and libraries; in our communities; and in the varied and dynamic nature of our cultural expression. Influenced by the beauty of the land, captivated by a relationship with the sea, and inspired by the desire to not only preserve our roots, but also, invite new roots to grow, Nova Scotians are enriched by who we were and who we have yet to become.
Statistics Canada data continues to give Nova Scotians and government a clearer understanding of the economic importance of the province's culture and sport sectors.
Nine Nova Scotia community organizations have received funding for 17 projects through the Gaelic Language in Communities Program.
The report highlights new services available in French during the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Taking place on Monday, February 15, Heritage Day 2016 will honour Joseph Howe. In advance of the holiday, the new Heritage Day flag was flown for the first time.
To honour the 100th Anniversary of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, the Nova Scotia Archives has digitized the Battalion’s 1917 Nominal Roll, as well as an incredible panoramic image of the group.
Nova Scotians are once again getting the chance to further their study of Gaelic language and culture in Scotland.
Nova Scotia’s No. 2 Construction Battalion, the only predominantly African-Canadian battalion since Confederation, is this year’s centrepiece for African Heritage Month.
Nova Scotians are invited to nominate their community for the 2016 Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Awards, which celebrate diverse and vibrant communities across the province.
Nova Scotia Heritage Day has a new symbol that reflects this province’s rich and diverse culture.
Nova Scotia Archives is commemorating the 98th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion with new digital content.