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Province to Honour Mining Heritage

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 8, 2008 10:20 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/TOURISM,CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province to Honour Mining Heritage
Nova Scotia's mining heritage was honoured today, Sept. 8, at a ceremony in Springhill.

Event Celebrates Arts, Culture in Nova Scotia

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 3, 2008 12:07 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Event Celebrates Arts, Culture in Nova Scotia
From the Atlantic Fringe Festival to the Celtic Colours International Festival, there are a number of high-calibre cultural events across the province during the fall.

Sherbrooke Ready to Show and Shine

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 3, 2008 11:03 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Sherbrooke Ready to Show and Shine
Classic cars and trucks will roll into Sherbrooke Village for the 14th annual Sherbrooke Show and Shine from Friday, Sept. 5 to Sunday, Sept. 7.

Premier, Minister Urge Federal Government to Reconsider Cuts to Culture

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 2, 2008 1:09 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier, Minister Urge Federal Government to Reconsider Cuts to Culture
Premier Rodney MacDonald and Tourism, Culture and Heritage Minister Bill Dooks have written to the federal government expressing serious concern over recent cuts to several initiatives that support artists, arts organizations and cultural industries.

Highland Village Hosts Pioneer Day

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 29, 2008 3:04 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Hosts Pioneer Day
History and culture will come to life when Highland Village in Iona hosts its annual Pioneer Day on Saturday, Sept. 13.

July Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 27, 2008 2:46 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--July Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed 1,097,700 visitors by the end of July -- a three per cent decrease or about 39,000 fewer visitors than in the same period last year -- while the number of room nights sold increased by three per cent or 48,000.

Consistency Pays Off In Chowderfest

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 26, 2008 1:44 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Consistency Pays Off In Chowderfest
Flavour, appearance, and consistency were what won the judges over in the third annual St. Mary's Chowderfest held in Sherbrooke Aug. 23 and 24.

Highland Village Museum Holds Codfish Supper

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 19, 2008 2:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Museum Holds Codfish Supper
Treat yourself to a delicious codfish supper at the Highland Village in Iona on Saturday, Aug. 23. This traditional Cape Breton meal includes potatoes, curds, chow, bacon scraps, tea, coffee, biscuits and cookies.

Sherbrooke Village to Host Fundraising Motorcycle Rally

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 19, 2008 10:56 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Sherbrooke Village to Host Fundraising Motorcycle Rally
Motorcycles of all types will roll into Sherbrooke Village on the Labour Day weekend for a rally to support a home for cancer patients and their families.

Sherbrooke Readies for Chowderfest, Shindig

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 14, 2008 9:15 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Sherbrooke Readies for Chowderfest, Shindig
Folks around Sherbrooke know that nothing beats a bowl of steaming hot seafood chowder. But who makes the best chowder in the community? Which restaurant has the tastiest chowder in the Antigonish Eastern Shore Tourism area?

Province, Federal Government Invest in North Highland Community Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 3, 2008 2:09 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province, Federal Government Invest in North Highland Community Museum
The North Highlands Community Museum has a Settlers' Garden and restored MacIsaac Forge, thanks to a more than $80,000 investment by the province and federal government.

June Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 1, 2008 10:50 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-June Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed more than 197,000 visitors in June, a two per cent decrease -- or about 3,500 fewer visitors -- compared with June 2007. So far this year, there have been 824,000 visitors to Nova Scotia, which is about the same as as the first six months of 2007.

Black Loyalist 225

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 28, 2008 11:38 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Black Loyalist 225
Black Loyalist 225, a week-long celebration of the arrival of Black Loyalists in Nova Scotia begins Tuesday, July 29.

Historical Painting Donated to Maritime Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 24, 2008 11:31 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Historical Painting Donated to Maritime Museum
A significant painting related to the history of Nova Scotia's African Nova Scotian community will be donated to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic today, July 24.

Gaelic Folklife School and Concert

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 23, 2008 1:28 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Gaelic Folklife School and Concert
Highland Village Museum will host a celebration for language learners and cultural enthusiasts from July 30 to August 2.

April and May Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 22, 2008 12:38 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--April and May Tourism Stats Available
The number of visitors to Nova Scotia to the end of May is up slightly over last year. Statistics released today, July 22, show that 627,400 people came to Nova Scotia between January and May 2008, a one per cent increase, or 5,200 more, compared to the same period in 2007.

Archives Makes Original Loyalist Documents Available Online

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 18, 2008 3:35 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Archives Makes Original Loyalist Documents Available Online
The story of one of Shelburne's founding families is now available through a new online resource developed by the Nova Scotia Archives.

Village Hosts Musique Royale Concert

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 18, 2008 2:39 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Village Hosts Musique Royale Concert
Highland Village will host a Musique Royale Concert on Tuesday, July 29 at the historic Malagawatch church.

Minister Announces Funding for Archives in Nova Scotia

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 17, 2008 2:08 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Minister Announces Funding for Archives in Nova Scotia
NOTE: A list of the organizations receiving funding follows the release.
More of Nova Scotia's stories will be preserved and made accessible through an investment in archival institutions across the province.

Island of Youth

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 17, 2008 9:29 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Island of Youth
Ten Cape Breton youth will spend a couple of weeks living as rural Gaels and be paid for it this summer at Highland Village Museum, Iona. The students will receive instruction in Gaelic singing, dance, music and storytelling.

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