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

New Rules for Short-Term Rentals

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Legislative amendments and regulations requiring all short-term rentals in the province to register by April 1, 2023, have been proclaimed.

Funding for New Glasgow Destination Centre

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

A $2-million investment by the Province will help bring a new community hub to life in New Glasgow.

Hommage aux artistes lors de la célébration entourant les Prix pour la création de 2022

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Les sixièmes prix annuels pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse ont été remis aujourd’hui 10 novembre pour souligner l’excellence des réalisations artistiques. Cette année, huit prix importants ont permis de rendre hommage à onze artistes et a une organisation.

Artists Honoured at 2022 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Celebration

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The annual Creative Nova Scotia Awards, handed out today, November 10, celebrate excellence in artistic achievement. This year, 11 artists and one organization were honoured with eight major awards.

Nova Scotia Launches First Anti-Racism in Sport and Recreation Week

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Nova Scotia is taking new steps to ensure a welcoming, inclusive sports environment for racialized Nova Scotians through the inaugural Anti-Racism in Sport and Recreation Week, November 14-18.

Nova Scotia Celebrates Volunteers

Lieutenant-Governor / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Volunteers from across the province were honoured today, November 7, at the 48th annual Provincial Volunteer Awards ceremony.

Les personnes honorées lors des Journées du patrimoine de 2023 à 2027

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Rita Joe (1932-2007), poète mi’kmaw des Premières nations Eskasoni et We’koqma’q à Unama’ki (île du Cap-Breton) sera mise à l’honneur lors de la Journée du patrimoine de 2023.

Heritage Day Honourees Announced for 2023-27

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Rita Joe, a Mi’kmaw poet from Eskasoni and We’koqma’q First Nations in Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island) will be recognized on Heritage Day 2023.

Province Invests in Mariners Centre

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The Province is providing $4 million to expand a community hub for sport and recreation in Yarmouth.

Amendments to Nova Scotia Museum Act

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Amendments to the Nova Scotia Museum Act introduced today, October 13, will include the Sherbrooke Restoration Commission board chair as a member of the Nova Scotia Museum board of governors.

Amendments to Improve Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Governance

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Amendments to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Act introduced today, October 13, will help modernize the gallery’s governance and operations.

More Focus on Growing Local Tourism

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Tourism Nova Scotia is rolling out new pilot programs and activities to help more Nova Scotia communities grow tourism.

Province Launches New Atlantic Media Preservation Laboratory, Margaret Perry Exhibit

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Artists, researchers and film lovers will have better access to Atlantic Canada’s remarkable film heritage through a new lab at the Nova Scotia Archives.

Deux collectivités se voient décerner le Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l’esprit communautaire

Lieutenant-Governor / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Judique, comté d’Inverness, et Weymouth Falls, comté de Digby, se sont vu décerner le Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l’esprit communautaire pour 2022. Les deux collectivités ont fait preuve d’intéressement citoyen et elles ont lancé des initiatives dynamiques qui mettent à l’honneur la diversité, la culture et le patrimoine de leur population.

Two Communities Recognized with Community Spirit Award

Lieutenant-Governor / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Judique, Inverness County, and Weymouth Falls, Digby County, are recipients of the 2022 Lieutenant-Governor’s Community Spirit Award. Both demonstrate civic engagement and vibrant initiatives that celebrate the diversity, culture and heritage of community members.

Funding for Truro Amateur Athletic Club Revitalization Project

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The Province is investing $2.67 million toward major renovations and accessibility upgrades at the historic Truro Amateur Athletic Club grounds.

Funding for Glace Bay Youth and Community Centre

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

A $6-million investment by the Province will help bring a new community hub to life in Glace Bay.

Funding for Cultural Hub in Pictou

Premier's Office / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The Province is investing $2 million to make the deCoste Centre for Arts and Creativity and the Pictou Library a cultural hub.

Art Gallery Project on Hold

Premier's Office / Public Works / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Premier Tim Houston announced today, July 27, that the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia build is on hold.

Grants Support Upgrades to Community Facilities

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Thirty not-for-profit organizations are receiving grants totalling $858,000 for repairs and upgrades to community gathering spaces.