News releases from Communities, Culture and Heritage (Page 1)

Bluenose Prepares for Sail Past Summer Tour

Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

Nova Scotia’s iconic Bluenose II will sail into ports and harbours around the province this summer in a unique tour fit for the times dubbed Sail Past Summer.

Le Bluenose se prépare pour la tournée « Sail Past Summer »

Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

L'emblématique Bluenose II se rendra dans les ports et les havres de la province cet été dans le cadre d'une tournée unique et en phase avec le monde actuel intitulée « Sail Past Summer ».

Some Nova Scotia Museums to Reopen July 1

Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

Some provincial museum sites will reopen on Wednesday, July 1, with new measures in place to ensure people can safely enjoy their visits.

Nova Scotia Archives Closed

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Given the concern regarding COVID-19 and the recent guidance from public health officials, the Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax will close to the public. Operations will return to normal when appropriate.

Nova Scotia Museum Sites, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Closed

Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

Given the concern of COVID-19 and the recent guidance from public health officials, all Nova Scotia Museum sites and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax will close to the public today, March 13, until further notice.

Supporting Community Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors in the Annapolis Valley

Communities, Culture and Heritage

No one knows communities better than the people who live and work in them. That is why government is supporting two community-led projects in the Annapolis Valley designed to support doctor recruitment and retention.

Supporting Community Efforts to Retain Doctors in Cumberland

Communities, Culture and Heritage

No one knows communities better than the people who live and work in them. That is why government is supporting a community-led project in Cumberland County to help recruit and retain doctors.

Supporting Community Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors in Guysborough, Canso and Port Hawkesbury

Communities, Culture and Heritage

No one knows communities better than the people who live and work in them. That is why government is supporting community-led projects in Guysborough, Canso and Port Hawkesbury to help recruit and retain doctors.

Appui financier au Bus Stop Theatre

Communities, Culture and Heritage

La culture et les arts sont importants pour les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse et contribuent au dynamisme de nos collectivités et de notre économie. C'est pourquoi le gouvernement provincial investit 355 000 $ pour aider le Bus Stop Theatre à faire d'importantes rénovations.

Support for Bus Stop Theatre

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Culture and the arts are important to Nova Scotians and contribute to the vibrancy of our communities and our economy. That is why the province is investing $355,000 to help the Bus Stop Theatre complete major renovations.

Supporting Community Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors in Chester

Communities, Culture and Heritage

No one knows communities better than the people who live and work in them. That is why government is supporting a community-led project to support doctor recruitment and retention in the Municipality of the District of Chester.

Province Launches African Nova Scotian Online Resource

Lieutenant Governor / Communities, Culture and Heritage / African Nova Scotian Affairs

Archival records help people understand the who, what, where, when and why of the past. For that reason, on Tuesday, Feb. 25, Nova Scotia Archives is launching an online resource with a range of historical information relating to African Nova Scotians.

Hope Blooms Triples Capacity with Global Kitchen Addition

Communities, Culture and Heritage

All children should have access to healthy food and a supportive community. That is why government is helping Hope Blooms, a social enterprise run by children and youth in Halifax’s North End, build a new kitchen and triple the number of participants in its programs.

Africville Honoured on Heritage Day

Communities, Culture and Heritage

The community of Africville and its former residents are an important part of Nova Scotia’s history and culture. That is why Africville is being honoured on Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17.

Du financement pour offrir aux aînés une formation en technologie

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Les apprenants aînés de toute la Nouvelle-Écosse recevront une formation visant à mieux utiliser la technologie grâce à une subvention de 50 000 $ à l'appui du projet intitulé « Empowering Seniors Through Technology ».

Funding Empowers Seniors Through Technology Training

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Older adult learners across Nova Scotia will receive training to better use technology with the support of a $50,000 grant to the Empowering Seniors Through Technology project.

Funding Announced for Kings Transit

Communities, Culture and Heritage

The province is investing $175,000 to assist Kings Transit with upgrades to its aging fleet.

Egyptian Mummies Exhibit Makes North American Debut at Museum of Natural History

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life makes its North American debut at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax this February.

Province Launches Design Competition for New Art Gallery

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Architectural teams from around the globe are invited to participate in a design competition for a new provincial art gallery.

New Transit Service Coming to New Glasgow and Stellarton

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Residents of Stellarton and New Glasgow will have access to full-service public transit this spring.