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

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.

Province Partnering with Industry on Strategic Plan for Tourism Growth

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

The Province and Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) will partner to develop a new strategic plan for Nova Scotia’s tourism sector.

Recreation Facilities Receive Funding for Upgrades

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Community groups can move forward with projects that promote healthier communities, improve infrastructure and foster economic growth with the help of a $1.7-million investment from the Province.

Investments to Improve Community Accessibility

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Accessibility upgrades will be made at 43 community facilities across the province with the help of almost $1 million in funding from the Community ACCESS-Ability Program.

Film Fund Cap Raised, Fund Increased for 2022-23

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The Province is increasing the project cap under the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund, making it easier for larger productions to film in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Ready to Welcome Visitors, Celebrate National Tourism Week

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The Province is using National Tourism Week, from May 29 to June 4, as an opportunity to encourage people to travel to and within Nova Scotia this year.

Recreational Trails Receive Funding for Upgrades

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Nova Scotians will have better access to community trails as 22 sites across the province receive more than $600,000 for upgrades through the Recreational Trails Expansion Fund.

Community Rinks Receive Funding for Upgrades

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Twenty-five rinks in need of upgrades and repairs are receiving more than $1 million through the Province’s Rink Revitalization Fund.

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick Selected to Host 2023 World Juniors

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

Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have been selected to host the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Ice Hockey Championship.

New Exhibit to Explore African Nova Scotians’ Connection to the Sea

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage / African Nova Scotian Affairs

From fishers to shipbuilders and sailors to shippers, the stories and contributions of African Nova Scotians in marine industries will be featured in a new, collaborative museum exhibit.

Province Invests in Cape Breton Miners Museum

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The government is investing $800,000 in the second phase of renovations at the Cape Breton Miners Museum in Glace Bay.

Legislation to Improve Registration System for Short-term Rentals

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Legislation introduced today, April 11, will help provide a more comprehensive picture of short-term rentals in the province by requiring all operators to register with the Tourist Accommodation Registry.

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick Offer Joint Bid to Host 2023 World Juniors

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

Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are working together on a bid to host the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Ice Hockey Championship.

Government Invests in Mulgrave Road Theatre

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The government is investing $400,000 toward expanding the home of Mulgrave Road Theatre in Guysborough.

Government Invests in Trail Bridge Repairs

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The government is investing $1.2 million in a 10-kilometre multi-use woodland and lakeside trail outside Mahone Bay.

Province Invests in Sport and Recreation

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Sport and recreation organizations can continue to promote healthy living, improve their infrastructure, and provide more inclusive and accessible programming with a $10.1-million investment from the Province.

Government Invests in Cape Breton Sport and Recreation

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Sport and recreation organizations in Cape Breton will benefit from a $2.7 million investment from the Province, aimed at promoting physical activity and creating opportunities to draw visitors and host events.

Government Invests in New Food Bank

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

The government is investing $651,000 in a new food bank to be built in River John, Pictou County.