News releases from Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Emergency Support Provided to 56 Non-Profit Recreation Facilities

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage / Office of Addictions and Mental Health / COVID - 19

The Province has approved emergency funding for 56 recreation facilities owned and operated by non-profit organizations to help them adapt to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

Artists Honoured with Creative Nova Scotia Awards

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Nova Scotia’s artists promote expression and creativity, offer new perspectives and help create positive change in our culture. The Creative Nova Scotia Awards celebrate a select few of these artists each year, highlighting their excellence in artistic achievement.

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

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Les artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse font la promotion de l'expression et de la créativité, offrent de nouvelles perspectives et contribuent à apporter des changements positifs à notre culture. Les Prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse célèbrent quelques-uns de ces artistes chaque année et soulignent leurs excellentes réalisations artistiques.

Tourism Ads Invite Atlantic Canadians to Have Fun in Nova Scotia this Winter

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The Province has launched a winter tourism marketing campaign in Atlantic Canada for the first time, reminding people that Nova Scotia is a great place to visit and explore any time of the year.

Inverness County Tree Sets Sail for Boston

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

A special tree received a warm farewell today, November 12. The 60-year-old, 48-foot white spruce is a thank you gift to the people of Boston for their immediate medical aid and relief supplies following the Halifax Explosion of 1917.

New Exhibit Explores Mi’kmaq Connection to Land and Sea

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage / L'nu Affairs

Nova Scotians can learn more about the experiences of Mi’kmaw communities through a new exhibit, featuring Mi’kmaw historian and guest curator Salina Kemp, at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax.

Tourism Industry Rebounds in July and August

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Nova Scotia’s tourism industry began to rebound in July and August as border restrictions eased and people grew more comfortable travelling.

Spring Legislation will Enshrine Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s First Language

L'nu Affairs / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Mi’kmaq is Nova Scotia’s first language and legislation next spring will help preserve, revitalize and promote it.

Legislation Supports Tourism Transition and Growth

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Legislation introduced today, October 29, will support efforts to promote Nova Scotia as a top-tier destination for visitors from around the world.

Investments in Recreation Facilities and Trails Support Healthy Communities

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Community groups can move forward with projects that help promote healthier communities, improve infrastructure and foster economic growth with a $2.1 million investment from the Province.

Amendment Modernizes Public Archives Act

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

An amendment to the Public Archives Act, introduced today, October 13, will give the Nova Scotia Archives corporate status, better reflecting the modern functioning of an archives.

Four Communities Recognized with Community Spirit Awards

Lieutenant-Governor / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The annual Lieutenant-Governor’s Community Spirit Awards is another way to celebrate and recognize the exemplary civic and community spirit shown by people and their communities.

Quatre collectivités reconnues par le Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l’esprit communautaire

Lieutenant-Governor / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Les Prix annuels du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l’esprit communautaire constituent une autre façon de mettre à l’honneur et de reconnaître les gens et leurs collectivités pour leur civisme et leur esprit communautaire exemplaires.

Investment Supports Efforts to Attract Newcomers and Build Nova Scotia’s Economy

Labour, Skills and Immigration / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

A $2.5-million marketing investment will support new provincial immigration and migration targets by helping Nova Scotia attract newcomers from across Canada and around the globe.

Government Invests in Road and Rink Improvements

Public Works / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Government is investing $33.5 million in three programs to improve roads and rinks in Nova Scotia.

Celebrating Nova Scotian Volunteers

Lieutenant-Governor / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Volunteers who give their time, promote community initiatives and offer support all year long were honoured today, Sept. 20, during a virtual ceremony for the 47th annual Provincial Volunteer Awards.