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Province Recognizes Artistic Excellence

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 29, 2010 8:00 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Recognizes Artistic Excellence
The province celebrated achievements by its artists, awarding its most important arts and culture prize at the fifth Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala today, Oct. 29, at Halifax's Pier 21.

South Shore Top Rated Among Seacoast Destinations

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 29, 2010 11:05 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--South Shore Top Rated Among Seacoast Destinations
Nova Scotia's South Shore has placed in the top 10 in a list of the world's top 99 coastal destinations in National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Le gouvernement provincial désigne un site protégé

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 25, 2010 9:47 AM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Le gouvernement provincial désigne un site protégé
Le gouvernement provincial célèbre une partie importante de l'histoire de la Nouvelle-Écosse en désignant une section du marais de Belleisle comme site protégé.

Province Designates Protected Site

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 25, 2010 9:45 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Designates Protected Site
The province is celebrating an important part of Nova Scotia's shared history by designating a section of the Belleisle Marsh as a protected site.

Les finalistes aux prix pour les arts sont dévoilés

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 22, 2010 11:32 AM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Les finalistes aux prix pour les arts sont dévoilés
Trois artistes accomplis et quatre collectivités ont été nommés, aujourd'hui 22 octobre, comme finalistes à deux importants prix pour les arts et la culture.

Finalists for Arts Prizes Named

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 22, 2010 11:29 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Finalists for Arts Prizes Named
Three accomplished artists and four communities have been named today, Oct. 22, as finalists for two important arts and culture prizes.

August Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 21, 2010 10:14 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--August Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia continues to show growth with its tourism numbers, welcoming 1,481,300 visitors in the first eight months of the year, up two per cent compared with the same time last year.

Fundy Geological Museum Celebrates Reopening

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 13, 2010 11:14 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Fundy Geological Museum Celebrates Reopening
Nova Scotia's natural heritage comes to life for residents and visitors today, Oct. 13, with the reopening of the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro following a $1 million renovation project.

De l'argent pour appuyer des projets communautaires

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 6, 2010 9:10 AM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE-- De l'argent pour appuyer des projets communautaires
REMARQUE : Le présent communiqué est suivi d'une liste des projets qui ont reçu une aide financière.
La capacité concurrentielle de la Nouvelle-Écosse comme destination touristique vient d'augmenter avec l'octroi d'un montant de plus de 300 000 $ réparti entre 15 projets dans la province.

Funding Supports Community Projects

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 6, 2010 9:08 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Funding Supports Community Projects
NOTE: A list of projects receiving funding follows this release.
Nova Scotia's ability to compete as a tourism destination is getting a boost with more than $300,000 in investments in 15 projects across the province.

Museum of Natural History Closed Because of Power Outage

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

October 1, 2010 3:59 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Natural History Closed Because of Power Outage
The Museum of Natural History has temporarily closed its public galleries and staff offices today, Oct. 1, because of a power outage. Work to restore power to the building will begin immediately.

Birch Bark Canoe Project at Maritime Museum for Mi'kmaq History Month

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 30, 2010 9:46 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Birch Bark Canoe Project at Maritime Museum for Mi'kmaq History Month
People have a chance to see tradition come to life as a seventh-generation Mi'kmaq elder will build a 17-foot birch bark canoe at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in October.

Nova Scotia Welcomes Contest Winner

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 29, 2010 9:28 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Welcomes Contest Winner
iLove Nova Scotia contest winner Joerg Knoerchen is enjoying his grand prize vacation, and telling the world about it.

Protecting Significant Lighthouses, Op-ed

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 28, 2010 12:30 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Protecting Significant Lighthouses, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Tourism, Culture and Heritage Minister Percy Paris.
Recently, the federal government declared many lighthouses across Canada surplus as a result of changes in policy and practice.

Museum of Natural History Access Through Side Entrance

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 27, 2010 1:49 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Natural History Access Through Side Entrance
As part of exterior repairs to the Museum of Natural History in Halifax, the main entrance on Summer Street will close to replace the ramp and steps.

Le gouvernement provincial entame l'examen de la loi sur les biens patrimoniaux

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 23, 2010 2:05 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Le gouvernement provincial entame l'examen de la loi sur les biens patrimoniaux
Le gouvernement provincial souhaite obtenir des conseils et des commentaires du public dans le cadre de l'examen de la loi sur les biens patrimoniaux (Heritage Property Act). L'examen est l'une des recommandations de la stratégie provinciale du patrimoine intitulée « Un riche passé, un avenir précieux ».

Province Begins Heritage Property Act Review

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 23, 2010 2:03 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Begins Heritage Property Act Review
The province is seeking public advice and opinions during a review of the Heritage Property Act. The review is one of the recommendations in government's heritage strategy -- A Treasured Past, A Precious Future.

Tourism Industry a Leader, Op-ed

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 23, 2010 12:21 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Industry a Leader, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Tourism, Culture and Heritage Minister Percy Paris.
Tourism is important to Nova Scotia, helping to create good jobs that grow our economy. It employs over 31,000 people and generates revenues of $1.8 billion.

Archives Launches Historic Film Resource

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 21, 2010 12:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Archives Launches Historic Film Resource
Nova Scotia's film-making past is going online thanks to a new website being launched today, Sept. 21, by Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

Le gouvernement provincial consulte la communauté artistique et culturelle

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 20, 2010 12:30 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Le gouvernement provincial consulte la communauté artistique et culturelle
Le gouvernement provincial souhaite obtenir des conseils et des commentaires du secteur des arts et de la culture sur le rôle que le gouvernement peut jouer pour mieux appuyer et favoriser les activités artistiques et culturelles.

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