Communications Nova Scotia

Government's full-service communications agency. We help Nova Scotians understand what their government is doing and why.

When to Call CNS

Whenever your government initiative needs to reach its audience, CNS brings direction and guidance through all phases of a project. Get in touch today

Media Contacts

Media can contact CNS representatives for individual departments

Download the Media Contact List (pdf) updated September 2015.

Diversity Bursary 2014

Communications Nova Scotia is now accepting Diversity Bursary applications.

Are you creative, innovative, connected? Are you embarking on a career in communications, technology, design, video, photography or marketing? Do you belong to a diverse group?

CNS wants to help you learn to shape Images, Words, and Ideas.

Êtes-vous créatif, innovateur, branché? Entamez-vous une carrière en communications, en technologie, en graphisme, en vidéo, en photographie ou en marketing? Êtes-vous membre d'un groupe minoritaire désigné?

CNS veut vous aider à apprendre à façonner les images, les mots et les idées.

We are offering three, $1,000 bursaries to students from designated groups enrolled in a post-secondary education program. In addition, the winning applicants will be invited to spend a day at Communications Nova Scotia with a staff member who works in their field of study.

Students must submit an essay or creative piece to demonstrate their knowledge of and/or interest in the field. Special consideration will be given to submissions with a diversity focus (i.e. advertisement, video, website, news article, etc., aimed at a diverse audience). The deadline for applications is Friday, Nov. 28.

Help us turn your ideas into a rewarding career. Apply today:

Diversity Bursary 2013

The winners of the 2013 Communications Nova Scotia Diversity Bursary are Jarrett Shaw, Diana Anyim and Valentine Nkengbeza.

Judges from CNS chose winners based on Images, Words and Ideas. Each winner received $1,000 and the opportunity to spend a day at Communications Nova Scotia.

Jarrett, a student at NSCAD University in Halifax won in the Images category. Diana, a public relations student at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax received the Words bursary and Valentine, a NSCC Radio and Television Arts student in Dartmouth, was the recipient of the Ideas bursary.

Winning Entries

Still of NSCC commercial

Diana Anyim
Learn to Sledge Guide, Easter Seals.
(PDF 8.4 MB)

Still from the trailer for Carry the Cross

Jarrett Shaw
Trailer for his film "Carry the Cross".

Cover of Learn to Sledge

Valentine Nkengbeza
Commercial promoting NSCC Waterfront Campus in Dartmouth.

Diversity Film Festival

See Diversity Through Films

The 6th Annual Communications Nova Scotia Diversity Film Festival is coming soon.

Films that address diversity and human rights will be shown during the festival. There will also be an opportunity to talk to some of the filmmakers. Keep checking here for detais.

Films we have shown include Crash, Prom Night in Mississippi and Long Road to Justice: The Viola Desmond Story.

To see highlights from last year watch the trailer (YouTube link).