News releases from Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03) (Page 1)

Nova Scotia: The Winter Shopping Destination

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

NOTE TO EDITORS: Following is one in a series of feature articles from Tourism and Culture.

A Challenging Year for Tourism in Nova Scotia

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The tourism industry has fared better in Nova Scotia than in many other areas during a very challenging year and the province is still considered a safe place to visit with lots to see and do.

Arts and Culture Partnership Council Selects Executive

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Arts and Culture Partnership Council Selects Executive

Rare Halifax Explosion Film Footage On Web Site

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Visitors to the Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management Web site now have the opportunity to view rare film footage shot in the aftermath of the 1917 Halifax Explosion.

Tourism Campaign Wins National Award

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotia's Right Here Right Now tourism marketing campaign has earned a national award.

Provincial Funding for 400th Anniversary Festivals and Events

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--CXN--Provincial Funding for 400th Anniversary Festivals and Events

Province Submits Motion to Federal Court on Bluenose II Case

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Submits Motion to Federal Court on Bluenose II Case

Province, Preservation Trust Begin Talks

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Senior officials in the Department of Tourism and Culture will begin talks with the Bluenose II Preservation Trust Society in an attempt to resolve intellectual property issues surrounding Bluenose II.

Province Congratulates Gary Beals

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Premier John Hamm and Tourism and Culture Minister Rodney MacDonald offered congratulations today, Sept. 17, to 20-year-old Gary Beals on behalf of all Nova Scotians.

Congrès mondial acadien 2004 Selected Top Event in Canada

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Next year’s big event in Nova Scotia, the Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) 2004, has been selected as the top event in Canada by the American Bus Association (ABA).

A Show of Support for Gary Beals

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotia is showing its support, in a big way, for Canadian Idol finalist Gary Beals of Cherry Brook.

Government Invests In Tidal Bore Tourism at South Maitland

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Government Invests In Tidal Bore Tourism at South Maitland

Les lauréats du Prix de Grand-Pré 2003

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

MINIST RE DU TOURISME ET DE LA CULTURE--Les lauréats du Prix de Grand-Pré 2003

2003 Grand Pré Prize Recipients

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Filmmaker Paul Emile d'Entremont of Halifax and the musical group BLOU are joint recipients of the 2003 Grand-Pré Prize awarded by the Department of Tourism and Culture.

Great Golf this Fall in Nova Scotia

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Fall is a special time for golfers in Nova Scotia. The afternoons are cool and dry, the fairways are not as busy -- and nature is putting on its own spectacular show of colour. The beauty, the scenery, the challenge of world-class courses -- it all means that even if you're having a bad day of golf, you can still have a great day on one of Nova Scotia's magnificent golf courses.

Province Seeks to Intervene in Bluenose II Case

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The Government of Nova Scotia is seeking to intervene in a court case involving copyright and trademark issues related to the Bluenose II. The request was filed today, Aug. 28, in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court.

Nova Scotia Archives Celebrates Lunenburg's 250th Anniversary

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Nova Scotia Archives Celebrates Lunenburg's 250th Anniversary

Government Administrative Histories Now Online

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The histories of all Nova Scotia government departments and agencies are now only an Internet connection away.

Province Donates Early Acadian Parish Register to Centre Acadien

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Donates Early Acadian Parish Register to Centre Acadien

2003 Portia White Prize Nominations Now Being Accepted

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--2003 Portia White Prize Nominations Now Being Accepted