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Province Supports Cultural Expansion into New Markets

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

January 4, 2008 2:45 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Supports Cultural Expansion into New Markets
NOTE: Details of the projects receiving funding through the Industries Program follow this release.
Nova Scotia theatre, music and craft organizations are reaching new international audiences with help from provincial investments.

November Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

January 2, 2008 10:00 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--November Tourism Stats Available
The number of visitors to Nova Scotia has increased every month since June, with a total increase of two percent to the end of November.

Red Sox Trophy Builds Ties

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 21, 2007 1:12 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Red Sox Trophy Builds Ties
Nova Scotia baseball fans will ring in the new year with a visit from the Boston Red Sox and their 2007 World Series Trophy.

New Approach to Accommodations

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 27, 2007 2:04 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Approach to Accommodations
The province and tourism industry are working together to implement a new approach to ensure safe, quality accommodations for visitors to Nova Scotia.

Tourism Brand Launched for 2008

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 26, 2007 2:21 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Brand Launched for 2008
A refreshed tourism brand and a new marketing campaign were launched today, Nov. 26, at the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia's annual conference.

Cape Breton Organizations Receive Funding from Department

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 14, 2007 9:07 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Cape Breton Organizations Receive Funding from Department
What do a theatre, drum festival and motorcycle rally have in common? They all bring people from near and far to celebrate uniquely Nova Scotia experiences and they all got a boost from the province today, Nov. 14.

E-Tourism Award for Nova Scotia

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 9, 2007 4:13 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--E-Tourism Award for Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's tourism industry is on a winning streak, bringing home its fourth national award this week.

Virtual Exhibit Examines Life in Colonial Nova Scotia

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 9, 2007 3:07 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Virtual Exhibit Examines Life in Colonial Nova Scotia
People can now learn what life was like in colonial Nova Scotia through records from two of the province's oldest English-speaking families.

September Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 8, 2007 10:25 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--September Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia's tourism industry showed a strong, steady performance this summer, with a three per cent overall increase in visitors over last summer.

Nova Scotians Win Tourism Awards

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 6, 2007 4:25 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotians Win Tourism Awards
Three Nova Scotia finalists won their categories at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada awards in Victoria, Monday, Nov. 5.

Deadline for Nova Scotia Art Bank Applications Approaching

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 26, 2007 10:55 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Deadline for Nova Scotia Art Bank Applications Approaching
Nova Scotia artists have until Thursday, Nov. 15, to submit applications for the purchase of their work by the Nova Scotia Art Bank.

Des prix d'une valeur de 72 000 $ en l'honneur des artistes néo-écossais

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 18, 2007 11:01 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE–COMMUNIQUÉ ANTICIPÉ--Des prix d'une valeur de 72 000 $ en l'honneur des artistes néo-écossais
Certain des artistes les plus doués et les plus respectés de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont reçu 72 000 $ en prix dans le cadre de la Conférence et remise des prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse, le jeudi 18 octobre, au Membertou Trade and Convention Centre près de Sydney.

$72,000 in Awards to Celebrate Nova Scotia Artists

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 18, 2007 11:00 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–ADV--$72,000 in Awards to Celebrate Nova Scotia Artists
Some of Nova Scotia's most talented and respected artists received $72,000 in awards at the Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala and Conference held Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre near Sydney.

Province Announces Finalists for Prestigious Portia White Prize

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 12, 2007 3:15 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Announces Finalists for Prestigious Portia White Prize
Three talented and respected Nova Scotian artists have been selected as finalists for the 2007 Portia White Prize, Premier Rodney MacDonald announced today, Oct. 12.

New Regions to Help Tourism

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 12, 2007 11:31 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Regions to Help Tourism
Visitors will have an easier time planning Nova Scotia vacations and finding unique experiences thanks to new tourism regions designated in the 2008 Doers and Dreamers Guide and other marketing materials.

First Road Celtic Colours Music Camp Wraps Up

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 5, 2007 4:10 PM

N.S. MUSEUM--First Road Celtic Colours Music Camp Wraps Up
It's a wrap. The inaugural Road to Celtic Colours Music Camp, which coincided with the Celtic Music Festival, wrapped up with a grand finale ceilidh at the Sherbrooke Village Courthouse on Thursday, Oct.

Reception Celebrates Opening of Centre for Craft and Design

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 5, 2007 3:46 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Reception Celebrates Opening of Centre for Craft and Design
Cape Breton artists and craftspeople will have much to celebrate on Thursday, Oct. 18, as the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design marks the official opening of its new facility in conjunction with the Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala and Conference.

Wine Experience at Info Centres

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 5, 2007 10:35 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Wine Experience at Info Centres
Tourists can now pick up a bottle of Nova Scotia wine when they stop for information at the Yarmouth, Amherst and Port Hastings visitor information centres.

Assistance for Bay Ferries Limited

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 2, 2007 2:05 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Assistance for Bay Ferries Limited
The government of Nova Scotia is helping to maintain and promote an important transportation link between Yarmouth and Maine with an investment of $2.5 million dollars over two years in Bay Ferries Limited.

Best-selling Author Announced as Keynote Speaker

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 28, 2007 1:34 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Best-selling Author Announced as Keynote Speaker
Members of the arts and culture community will have a chance to hear CBC radio host and best-selling author Bill Richardson talk about the importance of artistic connections at the Creative Nova Scotia Conference in Membertou, Cape Breton.

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