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

Richmond County Tree Lights Up Boston

Premier's Office / Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotians and Bostonians excitedly await the virtual lighting of the Tree for Boston taking place tonight, Dec. 3, on the Boston Common.

La Province investit dans le premier service de transport mi’kmaw et dans d’autres projets de transport

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Le gouvernement s’est engagé à soutenir des options de transport dans l’intérêt des gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse. La Province investit 707 674 $ pour aider 11 organismes à acheter des véhicules accessibles afin que les citoyens aient plus facilement accès aux soins de santé, aux aliments, à l’emploi et à l’éducation.

Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Government is committed to supporting transportation options for Nova Scotians. The province is investing $707,674 to help 11 organizations purchase accessible vehicles to make health care, food, employment and education easier for people to access.

Gift from the Sobey Family Announced as Gallery Selects Design Team

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

Today, Nov. 18, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) announced the team of KPMB Architects with Omar Gandhi Architect, Jordan Bennett Studio, Elder Lorraine Whitman, Public Work and Transsolar as winners of the international design competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Waterfront Arts District.

Richmond County Tree Sails to Boston

Premier's Office / Communities, Culture and Heritage

A special tree received a heartfelt farewell today, Nov. 16. The 45-foot white spruce is a thank-you gift to the people of Boston for their immediate support following the Halifax Explosion of 1917.

Artists Honoured at Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotia artists demonstrate inspiration, creativity, and innovation. To recognize those talents they were honoured today, Nov. 14, at the Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala in Halifax which celebrates excellence in artistic achievement.

Hommage aux artistes dans le cadre du gala des Prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Les artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse font preuve d'inspiration, de créativité et d'innovation. On a célébré leurs talents, aujourd'hui 14 novembre, dans le cadre du gala de remise des Prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse, qui soulignent l'excellence en matière d'accomplissement artistique.

Investments to Improve Accessibility

Communities, Culture and Heritage

The province is committed to removing barriers for persons with disabilities. To support that commitment, the province is investing $960,000 in 88 projects through Community ACCESS-Ability grants to improve accessibility in buildings and public spaces.

Financial Support for Arts and Culture Sector

Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on arts and culture organizations across Nova Scotia. That is why the province is providing $2.1 million to help meet their immediate needs.

Investments to Improve Community Facilities

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotia communities depend on safe spaces where people can gather, celebrate and connect. To support these spaces, the province is investing in 36 projects that will improve existing cultural and community facilities.

Investissements pour améliorer les installations communautaires

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Les collectivités de la Nouvelle-Écosse dépendent d’espaces sûrs où les gens peuvent se rassembler, célébrer et tisser des liens. Dans ce contexte, le gouvernement provincial investit dans 36 projets qui amélioreront les installations culturelles et communautaires actuelles.

Supporting Community Food Literacy and Access

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Access to nutritious food has never been more important. One way government is helping Nova Scotians is through the Community Food Literacy and Access Fund. With an investment of more than $134,000 this year, the fund will further help improve access to affordable and healthy food while building food literacy.

Prix pour l'esprit communautaire et le bénévolat

Lieutenant Governor / Premier's Office / Communities, Culture and Heritage

Les bénévoles donnent généreusement de leur temps, encouragent les réalisations communautaires et font preuve de bienveillance. Il est important de continuer de reconnaître ces personnes qui contribuent à nos communautés dynamiques à longueur d'année.

Celebrating Community Spirit and Volunteer Awards

Lieutenant Governor / Communities, Culture and Heritage / Premier's Office

Volunteers generously give their time, encourage community achievement and act with kindness. It is important to continue recognizing these individuals who help build vibrant communities all year long.

Conceptual Designs for New Art Gallery and Waterfront Arts District Unveiled

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

Nova Scotians can now see and provide feedback on the three final conceptual designs for the planned new art gallery and waterfront arts district in Halifax.

Augmentation du nombre de personnes pouvant se rassembler pour des spectacles et des sports

Health and Wellness / Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

Le gouvernement augmente le nombre de personnes qui peuvent se rassembler pour des spectacles, des sports et des activités physiques organisées.

Gathering Limits for Participants in Performing Arts, Sports to Increase

Health and Wellness / Communities, Culture and Heritage / COVID - 19

Government is increasing the allowable numbers for participants in performing arts, sport and organized physical activity.

Le gouvernement investit dans ses musées

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Les musées jouent un rôle important dans la préservation de l’histoire et de la culture uniques de la Nouvelle-Écosse et sont un atout clé pour attirer des visiteurs dans la province. C’est pourquoi le gouvernement investit plus de 7 millions de dollars pour réaliser des réparations et des améliorations à 11 établissements du Musée de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Les travaux peuvent commencer dès maintenant.

Government Invests in Museum Infrastructure

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Museums play an important role in preserving Nova Scotia’s unique history and culture and attracting visitors to the province. That is why government is investing more than $7 million to complete shovel-ready repairs and updates at 11 Nova Scotia Museum sites across the province.

Government Supports New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation Digital Broadcasting Studio

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Innovation is the key to driving economic growth in the creative sector. That is why government is investing nearly $75,000 to support the creation of a digital broadcasting studio at The Convent in Sydney.