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

Call for Nominations for 2019 Provincial Volunteer Awards

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotians can recognize outstanding volunteers in their communities by nominating them for a 2019 Provincial Volunteer Award.

Maud Lewis Honoured on Heritage Day

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis is being honoured on Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 18.

Funding Puts More Buses on Road in Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Cape Breton Regional Municipality will purchase three buses to add to its existing public transportation fleet with $250,000 provided by the province.

Government Invests in Young Artists

Communities, Culture and Heritage

The province is helping the Nova Scotia Talent Trust celebrate 75 years of supporting young artists with additional funding to help them turn dreams into careers.

Government Invests in Innovative Arts and Culture Centre

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Invest Nova Scotia

A new culture hub in Halifax will strengthen small business development, drive economic growth in the culture sector and be a place for artists to gather and perform.

Government Making Repairs to CSS Acadia and Nova Scotia Museum of Industry

Communities, Culture and Heritage

On the 101st anniversary of the Halifax explosion, government is making repairs to the only vessel still afloat to have survived the event, the historic CSS Acadia. The province will also continue repair work to the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry.

Grants Help Community Groups and Municipalities Improve Accessibility

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Justice

Community groups and municipalities across the province are investing in capital improvements to improve accessibility at community and municipal facilities.

New Community Centre for Acaciaville

Communities, Culture and Heritage / African Nova Scotian Affairs

A new community centre, to be built in Acaciaville, Digby Co. will celebrate the life and heritage of African Nova Scotians and will be a gathering place for generations of families.

Deputy Premier Travelling to Boston for Tree Lighting and Culture Export Mission

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotians and Bostonians anxiously await the lighting of the tree for Boston taking place Thursday, Nov. 29, on Boston Common.

Oxford Tree Off to Boston

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Over the next few days Nova Scotians are saying farewell to a special tree which is a thank you to the city of Boston for its support following the Halifax Explosion 101 years ago.

Hommage aux artistes dans le cadre du gala des Prix pour la création

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Une célébration de l'excellence artistique en Nouvelle-Écosse a eu lieu aujourd'hui 10 novembre, dans la salle Olympic Hall, à Halifax.

Artists Honoured at Creative Nova Scotian Awards Gala

Communities, Culture and Heritage

A celebration of excellence in Nova Scotian artistic achievements was held today Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Olympic Hall in Halifax.

Projet pilote de prise en charge avant et après le programme de prématernelle

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Education and Early Childhood Development

Dix emplacements du programme de prématernelle dans la province offriront un nouveau projet pilote de prise en charge sur place avant et après le programme de prématernelle. Le projet pilote mettra l'accent sur l'activité physique et les jeux à l'extérieur.

Province Pilots Before and After Program for Pre-primary Children

Education and Early Childhood Development / Communities, Culture and Heritage

Ten pre-primary locations across the province will pilot a new, on-site, before and after program for pre-primary children, focused on physical activity and outdoor play.

Plan d'action pour augmenter l'activité physique en Nouvelle-Écosse

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Le gouvernement a lancé un plan d'action quinquennal visant à faire bouger davantage les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse et à les inciter à ne pas rester assis trop longtemps.

Action Plan to Increase Physical Activity in Nova Scotia

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Government has launched a five-year action plan to get Nova Scotians moving more and sitting less.

Nova Scotia Launches First Lebanese Heritage Month

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Nova Scotia will soon be the first province in Canada to designate a month celebrating its Lebanese culture and heritage.

Grants Help Businesses Improve Accessibility

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Justice

More businesses across the province are investing in improvements to their establishments, making them more accessible to persons with disabilities.

Funding Helps Brings Fresh Food to Communities

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Government funding will help bring more affordable, fresh food directly to communities.

Community Projects to Reduce Poverty

Community Services / Communities, Culture and Heritage

Communities throughout Nova Scotia will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty.