News releases from Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03) (Page 12)

Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design Courses

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

How would you complete the sentence "I've always wanted to learn how to...?" If your answer involves learning a craft such as metal enamelling, rush seating, wood carving or turning, the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design is currently offering courses for you. It's not too late. There's still time in this millennium to follow your dream and learn a craft. The teachers at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design followed their dreams and have worked, studied and practised for years to develop their skills. These talented artisans are now passing on their craft through courses open to the public.

Provincewide Culture Strategy Released

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The Nova Scotia government released a strategy today aimed at increasing the rapid growth of the province's dynamic culture sector.

Autumn Leaf Watch, Weekly Report

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

REGION 1: Evangeline Trail

Autumn Leaf Watch, Weekly Report

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is the fourth of seven weekly Nova Scotia Autumn Leaf Watch reports planned for this fall. Compiled by the Department of Tourism and Culture, the report includes summary paragraphs at the top of each trail section that can be lifted and used for a shorter report.

Autumn Leaf Watch, Weekly Report

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

REGION 1: Evangeline Trail

Nova Scotia to See Mi'kmaq Photos for First Time

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

A new museum exhibit titled Mikwitemanej Mikmanaqi'k: Let Us Remember the Old Mi'kmaq will bring early 20th century images of Mi'kmaq people to the Nova Scotian public for the first time.

Another 'Best Ever' Year in Store for Tourism

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotia's tourism industry is on track for another year of record growth.

Autumn Leaf Watch, Weekly Report

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is the second of seven weekly Nova Scotia Autumn Leaf Watch reports planned for this fall. Compiled by the Department of Tourism and Culture, the report includes summary paragraphs at the top of each trail section that can be lifted and used for a shorter report.

Nova Scotia Capitalizes on Fall Tourism

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Visitors and tourism operators alike will benefit from a number of provincial programs under way to promote scenic touring in the fall.

Autumn Leaf Watch, Weekly Report

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is the first of seven weekly Nova Scotia Autumn Leaf Watch reports planned for this fall. Compiled by the Department of Tourism and Culture, the report includes summary paragraphs at the top of each trail section that can be lifted and used for a shorter report.

This Old Craft: Works Created Traditionally

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

A display titled This Old Craft, opening next week at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, will showcase works by craftspeople using traditional techniques in the creation of their products.

Get Back to Class at the Centre for Craft, Design

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE-Get Back to Class at the Centre for Craft, Design

Lighting Up Boston -- the Tradition Continues

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotia's new Minister of Tourism and Culture is in Boston today celebrating Christmas in August. Rodney MacDonald joined officials from Prudential Insurance Co. to announce plans for Boston's annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony this December.

New Department Hits the Ground Running

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The newly created Nova Scotia Department of Tourism and Culture began operations today with the appointment of a new acting deputy minister.