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Highland Village Hosts Heritage Events

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 31, 2010 9:49 AM

TOURISM,CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Hosts Heritage Events
The Highland Village in Iona, Victoria Co., begins its 2010 season on Tuesday, June 1. During the summer a number of special events are being held to celebrate the Gaelic heritage and language in the province.

Province Kicks-off Southwest Nova Marketing Campaign

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 28, 2010 1:13 PM

TOURISM CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Kicks-off Southwest Nova Marketing Campaign
Potential visitors from around the Atlantic region are discovering why southwest Nova Scotia is the perfect choice for a vacation thanks to a new marketing campaign launched this week.

Niche Tourism Experiences Showcased at Saltscapes Expo

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 30, 2010 9:50 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Niche Tourism Experiences Showcased at Saltscapes Expo
From food, wines, culture and genealogy, Nova Scotia will be showcasing its unique experiences during this weekend's, Saltscapes Expo at Exhibition Park.

Highland Village Marks Gaelic Awareness Month

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 27, 2010 2:11 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Marks Gaelic Awareness Month
Highland Village Museum in Iona, Victoria Co., will mark Gaelic Awareness Month Saturday, May 8 with a special Gaelic language workshop called Caidreabh Cainnte.

Lancement de la campagne de marketing de 2010

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 26, 2010 11:45 AM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Lancement de la campagne de marketing de 2010
Les Néo-Écossais racontent au monde entier pourquoi leur province est le meilleur endroit à visiter dans le cadre d'une nouvelle campagne de marketing touristique. Les personnes en vedette dans la campagne de 2010, intitulée « On vous attend pour quand? », présentent ce qu'ils aiment le plus de la province.

Province Launches 2010 Marketing Campaign

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 26, 2010 11:41 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Launches 2010 Marketing Campaign
Nova Scotians are telling the world why their province is the best place to visit in a new tourism marketing campaign. The people featured are sharing their favourite things about the province in the 2010 campaign, So When are you Coming?

Historic Nova Scotian Newspapers Available Online

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 23, 2010 1:55 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Historic Nova Scotian Newspapers Available Online
NOTE: High-resolution, downloadable photographs and a social media version of this release is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2010-04-23-newspaper-launch.asp .
Nova Scotians will be able to explore over 200 years of the province's history through an exciting new online resource featuring digital editions of historical newspapers launched today, April 23, at regional events.

Change of Hours for Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 23, 2010 9:38 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Change of Hours for Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax will close early on Tuesday, April 27 at 4 p.m. for a private function.

January and February Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 14, 2010 2:33 PM

TOURISM CULTURE AND HERITAGE--January and February Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed 191,500 visitors between January and February, which is about the same as last year.

Province Introduces Amendments to the Cape Breton Marketing Levy Act

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 30, 2010 2:57 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Introduces Amendments to the Cape Breton Marketing Levy Act
The tourism sector in Cape Breton will have more funding to grow and promote their industry following amendments to the Cape Breton Marketing Levy Act announced today, March 30, by Percy Paris, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.

Province Negotiating With Builder for Bluenose II Restoration

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 3, 2010 2:02 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Negotiating With Builder for Bluenose II Restoration
The province has short-listed a consortium of Nova Scotia shipbuilders for construction work to restore the schooner Bluenose II.

Maritime Museum to Celebrate Canadian Navy During March Break

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 24, 2010 10:52 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Maritime Museum to Celebrate Canadian Navy During March Break
The 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy will inspire learning and fun for the whole family during March break at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

2009 Year End Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 19, 2010 10:54 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--2009 Year End Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed 2,093,500 visitors in 2009, which provided an the economic impact of $1.31 billion according to a preliminary revenue estimate.

Nova Scotia Artists Shine in Vancouver

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 16, 2010 3:03 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Artists Shine in Vancouver
Nova Scotia artists and musicians are taking the world by storm at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Museum of Natural History to Reopen in June

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 10, 2010 11:12 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Natural History to Reopen in June
Tours of the museum's construction work will be available to the media on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2-4 p.m. Please contact Jeff Gray at the Museum of Natural History, 902-456-8622.
Nova Scotians will have access to an improved Museum of Natural History once repairs and upgrades to the building's public spaces and galleries are completed this spring.

November Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

January 21, 2010 12:35 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--November Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed 1,986,700 visitors to the end of November, a one per cent increase or about 17,800 more visitors compared with the same time in 2008.

Bluenose II Restoration Sets Sail With Contracts Awarded

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 17, 2009 9:22 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Bluenose II Restoration Sets Sail With Contracts Awarded
Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador Bluenose II is closer to a planned restoration with the announcement today, Dec. 17, that contracts have been signed with a project manager and design consultant.

Funding Boosts Upgrades to Parrsboro Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 15, 2009 1:37 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Funding Boosts Upgrades to Parrsboro Museum
Knowledge of Nova Scotia's rich geological heritage will be enhanced thanks to funding announced today, Dec. 15, by the provincial and federal governments to support upgrades to exhibit space at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro.

Funding Boosts Upgrades to Parrsboro Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 15, 2009 1:16 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Funding Boosts Upgrades to Parrsboro Museum
Knowledge of Nova Scotia's rich geological heritage will be enhanced thanks to funding announced today, Dec. 15, by the provincial and federal governments to support upgrades to exhibit space at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro.

Archives Updates Halifax Explosion Online Resources

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 4, 2009 10:14 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Archives Updates Halifax Explosion Online Resources
NOTE: A social media version of this release, with high-res, downloadable photos and video clips, is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2009-12-04-archives.asp .
Visitors to the Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management Web site now have the opportunity to view rare film footage and photographs shot after the 1917 Halifax Explosion, newly re-mastered in a high-resolution format.

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