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502 releases issued in the specified time period for Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

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Giant Live Reptiles at the Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 28, 2008 1:41 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Giant Live Reptiles at the Museum
Nova Scotians young and old will be treated to one of the coolest, cold-blooded shows at the Museum of Natural History from Saturday, May 31 to Sunday, June 15.

Amendments to Heritage Property Act Introduced

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 23, 2008 9:35 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Amendments to Heritage Property Act Introduced
An amendment to the Heritage Property Act introduced today, May 23, will provide added protection for municipal heritage properties while the entire act is under review.

Changement des dates limites pour les mises en candidature aux prix Portia White et Grand-Pré

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 20, 2008 12:35 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Changement des dates limites pour les mises en candidature aux prix Portia White et Grand-Pré
Les dates limites pour les mises en candidature à deux prix provinciaux ont été changées.

Portia White and Prix Grand-Pré Nomination Deadlines Changed

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 20, 2008 12:31 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Portia White and Prix Grand-Pré Nomination Deadlines Changed
Nomination deadlines have changed for two of the province's art prizes.

The Asia-Atlantic Project

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 16, 2008 3:29 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--The Asia-Atlantic Project
Geographically, Asia and the Atlantic World are far removed from each other, however, an international team of historians is exploring the possibility that, historically, these two areas are more alike than once thought.

Province Launches 2008 Tourism Marketing Campaign

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 13, 2008 11:58 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Launches 2008 Tourism Marketing Campaign
Travellers are hearing the call to make Nova Scotia their favourite place this summer, as Nova Scotia's 2008 tourism marketing campaign ramps up in markets around the world.

Highland Village Hosts Òrain as t-Earrach

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 8, 2008 11:39 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Highland Village Hosts Òrain as t-Earrach
Song and history come together at the Nova Scotia Highland Village Museum in Iona, Victoria, Co., for Òrain as t-Earrach or Songs in Spring on Saturday, May 17, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in celebration of Gaelic Awareness Month.

New Highland Village Program Visits Area Schools

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 7, 2008 8:54 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Highland Village Program Visits Area Schools
An innovative school visit program by Nova Scotia's Highland Village will introduce students to the language, history and culture of Gaelic Nova Scotia.

Sherbrooke Village Expands Music Camp Programs

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 5, 2008 2:55 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Sherbrooke Village Expands Music Camp Programs
Sherbrooke Village music camps are being expanded this coming season because of the positive response from both attendees and instructors last year.

Province Repeals Tourist Accommodations Act

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 2, 2008 9:12 AM

Province Repeals Tourist Accommodations Act
A new approach to tourist accommodations will help ensure a quality experience for visitors and reduce the regulatory burden for operators.

Archives Launch Built Heritage Resource Guide

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 30, 2008 1:55 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Archives Launch Built Heritage Resource Guide
Nova Scotians interested in researching the history of their homes and properties now have a new Internet resource on their side.

Museum Providing Programs on In-service Days

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 28, 2008 11:01 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum Providing Programs on In-service Days
The Museum of Natural History will provide special programs about the Arctic for school children during teachers in-service days on Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday, April 30.

Gaelic Day at Highland Village

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 23, 2008 10:50 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Gaelic Day at Highland Village
May marks Gaelic Awareness Month for Nova Scotia as the province celebrates more than 200 years of Gaelic language and culture.

2008 Provincial Historica Fair

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 17, 2008 9:06 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--2008 Provincial Historica Fair
The 2008 Provincial Historica Fair, an exhibition of history projects by 28 Nova Scotian students, will be on displayed at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic today, April 17, at 1 p.m.

Nova Scotia Artwork Purchased for Art Bank Collection

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 16, 2008 7:00 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Artwork Purchased for Art Bank Collection
NOTE: The names of the artists and the artwork purchased for the Nova Scotia Art Bank follow this release.
Twenty-four Nova Scotian artists and craftspeople had their work added to the Nova Scotia Art Bank collection today, April 16, at a ceremony at the Mary E. Black Gallery in Halifax.

Archives' Website Features New Titanic Material

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 14, 2008 10:39 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Archives' Website Features New Titanic Material
Almost a century later, Nova Scotians can experience online, the media blitz that shook the world after the RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912.

26th Annual Model Makers' Showcase

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 9, 2008 10:35 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--26th Annual Model Makers' Showcase
From detailed models carved by ancient Egyptians almost 5,000 years ago, to today's plastic kits, the craft of ship modelling is as old as sea travel itself.

February Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 8, 2008 9:07 AM

TOURISM CULTURE AND HERITAGE--February Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed more than 104,200 visitors in February, up one per cent, or 1,000 more than last February.

Port Hawkesbury Waterfront Gets Support

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 4, 2008 2:20 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE/HERITAGE--Port Hawkesbury Waterfront Gets Support
Residents and visitors to Port Hawkesbury will soon be enjoying a waterfront bustling with recreational and cultural activities. The Strait Area Waterfront Development Society is planning to build Ship Harbour Place -- a new entertainment, education and marina venue -- with a $500,000 contribution from the province.

Investments in Community Museums Gets Boost

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 28, 2008 10:05 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Investments in Community Museums Gets Boost
Community museums across the province are getting an additional $670,000 to help preserve and promote Nova Scotia's heritage.

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