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Grand-Pré Prize to be Awarded Annually

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 31, 2006 2:24 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Grand-Pré Prize to be Awarded Annually
Acadian Nova Scotian artists will receive greater recognition for their work, thanks to some changes to the Grand-Pré Prize.

Le Prix Grand-Pré décerné annuellement

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 31, 2006 2:21 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Le Prix Grand-Pré décerné annuellement
Les artistes acadiens de la Nouvelle-Écosse seront reconnus encore davantage pour leurs oeuvres, grâce à des changements au Prix Grand-Pré.

Premier Presents Portia White Prize to Walter Borden

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 1, 2006 2:42 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Premier Presents Portia White Prize to Walter Borden
Walter Borden, an internationally renowned theatre artist from New Glasgow, is the 2005 recipient of Nova Scotia's Portia White Prize.

African Nova Scotian Exhibit Celebrates African Heritage Month

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 20, 2006 2:49 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--African Nova Scotian Exhibit Celebrates African Heritage Month
An exhibit reflecting the province's long and significant African-Nova Scotian heritage has been mounted by the Nova Scotia Archives in honour of African Heritage Month.

Halifax Landmark Celebrated on Heritage Day

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 20, 2006 11:18 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Halifax Landmark Celebrated on Heritage Day
A Nova Scotia historic building with ties to a Father of Confederation has received a provincial heritage property designation.

New Halifax Explosion Records Now Available on Archives' Website

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 5, 2005 12:39 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Halifax Explosion Records Now Available on Archives' Website
Nova Scotians can now find newly discovered information about victims of the 1917 Halifax Explosion online. The Nova Scotia Archives launched the new online resource, to mark the 88th anniversary of the explosion on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Cape Breton Heritage Reception Set for Dec. 7

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 28, 2005 9:56 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE, AND HERITAGE--Cape Breton Heritage Reception Set for Dec. 7
People of Cape Breton Island can learn how to register their homes as heritage properties and hear presentations about historic places, at a public heritage reception on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM).

Tourism Remains A Billion-Dollar Business

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 14, 2005 1:36 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-Tourism Remains A Billion-Dollar Business
Tourism in Nova Scotia remains a billion-dollar-plus business, employing more than 33,000 people despite a number of challenges.

New Heritage Property in Annapolis Valley

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 4, 2005 3:09 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Heritage Property in Annapolis Valley
A historic cemetery in the Annapolis Valley is the most recent property to receive a provincial heritage property designation.

Investments Continue to Strengthen Gaelic Language and Culture

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 4, 2005 1:47 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Investments Continue to Strengthen Gaelic Language and Culture
NOTE: Details of the projects receiving support under the Gaelic Activities Program follow this release.

Tourism Campaign Named Canada's Best

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 25, 2005 1:14 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Campaign Named Canada's Best
For the second time in the last three years, Nova Scotia's tourism marketing campaign has been named Canada's best.

Enhanced Technology to Improve Services for Tourists

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 12, 2005 4:01 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Enhanced Technology to Improve Services for Tourists
It will soon be easier for people interested in visiting Nova Scotia to make reservations and plan their vacations.

Le Service des archives de la Nouvelle-Écosse commémore la Déportation des Acadiens

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 7, 2005 2:27 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Le Service des archives de la Nouvelle-Écosse commémore la Déportation des Acadiens
Le 8 octobre est une date importante dans l'histoire de la Déportation des Acadiens. C'est à cette date en 1755 que les navires britanniques ont quitté Grand-Pré, déchirant ainsi la communauté acadienne francophone qui vivait dans cette région depuis trois générations.

Nova Scotia Archives Commemorates Acadian Deportation

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 7, 2005 2:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Archives Commemorates Acadian Deportation
Oct. 8 is a significant date in the story of the Acadian Deportation. It marks the day in 1755 when British vessels sailed from Grand Pré, carrying into exile the community of Acadian French who had lived there for three generations.

Un artiste du Cap-Breton reçoit le Prix Grand-Pré 2005

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 23, 2005 7:10 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Un artiste du Cap-Breton reçoit le Prix Grand-Pré 2005
Un sculpteur qui utilise des outils traditionnels tels que le ciseau ou le couteau pour sculpter des oeuvres d'art dans des morceaux de bois a été honoré pour ses représentations de l'expérience acadienne de la province.

Cape Breton Artist Receives 2005 Grand Pré Prize

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 23, 2005 7:09 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Cape Breton Artist Receives 2005 Grand Pré Prize
A sculptor who uses the traditional tools of chisel and knife to carve pieces of wood into works of art has been recognized for his depictions of the province's Acadian experience.

New Technology To Protect Province's Archeological Sites

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 8, 2005 1:41 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Technology To Protect Province's Archeological Sites
Archeological sites that hold the key to our past will soon be better protected thanks to a new investment by the province.

Visitors Experience High Quality Service in Nova Scotia

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 6, 2005 2:45 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Visitors Experience Quality Service in Nova Scotia
Visitors to Nova Scotia will continue to receive friendly, knowledgeable service thanks to a well-educated and professional staff in the province's tourism industry.

Projects to Strengthen Gaelic Language, Culture

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 26, 2005 1:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Projects to Strengthen Gaelic Language, Culture
The Gaelic language and culture in Nova Scotia will continue to be strengthened thanks to new investments by the province.

Province Supports Community Festivals and Events

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 24, 2005 1:34 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Supports Community Festivals and Events
Nova Scotia residents and visitors are enjoying more than 100 community festivals and events this year thanks to ongoing support from the province.

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