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

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.

Province Supports Kids Run Club with $150,000 Grant

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Education and Early Childhood Development

Support for Kids Run Club will give thousands of children and youth across Nova Scotia the opportunity to be more active.

Ministers Travelling to Boston to Attend Tree Lighting and Culture Mission

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotia will always share a special bond with Boston due to the generosity shown by the city after the Halifax Explosion. Every year, Nova Scotians and Bostonians celebrate the lighting of the Nova Scotia tree gifted to Boston.

Les candidatures sont ouvertes pour les 46e Prix provinciaux du bénévolat

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Les Néo-Écossais qui connaissent un bénévole remarquable et dont les contributions méritent d’être soulignées peuvent maintenant proposer la candidature de cette personne pour les Prix provinciaux du bénévolat.

Nominations Now Open for the 46th Provincial Volunteer Awards

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotians who know an outstanding volunteer who deserves recognition, can now nominate them for a Provincial Volunteer Award.

Province Announces Funding to Improve Transit in Cape Breton

Communities, Culture and Heritage

The province is investing in public transit in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) to help address the growing demand from students and other riders.

Pictou County Tree Makes its Way to Boston

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotians bid farewell to a special 45-foot gift for the City of Boston today, Nov. 15.

Supporting Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment and Retention in Pictou County

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Healthy Pictou County is receiving a $13,875 grant through the new Healthy Communities Stream to support community efforts to attract and retain new doctors.

Supporting Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment and Retention in Lunenburg County

Communities, Culture and Heritage

NOW Lunenburg County is receiving a $20,050 grant through the new Healthy Communities Stream to support community-led initiatives to attract and retain new doctors.

Supporting Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment and Retention in Antigonish

Communities, Culture and Heritage

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation is receiving a $10,000 grant through the new Healthy Communities Stream to support community-led initiatives around doctor recruitment.

Artists Honoured at Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotia is home to many talented and skilled artists. This evening, Saturday, Nov. 2, they were celebrated for their excellence in artistic achievement at the annual Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala in Halifax.

Supporting Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment and Retention in Truro

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Truro and Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity has been approved for funding under a new grant program to support community-led initiatives around doctor recruitment.

Grants Strengthen Public Transportation in Urban and Rural Nova Scotia

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Affordable, accessible and reliable public transit can make communities stronger. That is why government invests millions every year to help service providers maintain or expand public transit.

Des subventions au transport en commun en régions urbaine et rurale

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Un service de transport en commun abordable, accessible et fiable peut stimuler la vigueur des localités. C’est pourquoi le gouvernement investit chaque année des millions de dollars pour aider les fournisseurs de service à maintenir ou à élargir le réseau de transport en commun.

Investments to Improve Community Facilities

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Every community needs places where people can gather and celebrate. That is why government is making investments to improve existing cultural and community facilities.

Acadian Artist Honoured with Prix Grand-Pré Award

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

Acadian touring artist, musical and artistic director, and educator Daniel LeBlanc is the 2019 recipient of the Prix Grand-Pré.

Un artiste acadien reçoit le Prix Grand-Pré

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

Daniel LeBlanc, artiste acadien en tournée, directeur musical et artistique et éducateur, est le lauréat du Prix Grand-Pré de 2019.