News releases from Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03) (Page 4)

Arts and Culture Partnership Council Recommedations Accepted

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Arts and Culture Partnership Council Recommendations Accepted

Cultural Activities Receive Support

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Another 26 cultural activities are getting a financial boost from the provincial government. Theatre workshops and music festivals are some of the latest cultural activities to receive support.

Agreement to Preserve and Promote Gaelic in Nova Scotia

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Agreement to Preserve and Promote Gaelic in Nova Scotia

Province Invests in Tourism Development

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The Department of Tourism and Culture is investing in projects that support the growth and quality of Nova Scotia's tourism industry. Applicants have until Oct. 25 to apply for tourism development funds for activities like new hiking trails and study tours.

Atlantic Canada Hosts Major Tourism Marketplace

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Atlantic Canada's tourism industry is set to do business next week with key players in the North American travel trade industry at the eighth Atlantic Canada Showcase.

Mi'kmaq Resource Guide Now Online

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotians interested in Mi'kmaq history and cultural heritage now have a new way of finding out more about First Nations in Atlantic Canada.

Minister Visited Lunenburg County

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Tourism and Culture Minister Rodney MacDonald visited Lunenburg County on Sept. 26 to reinforce the importance of investments and partnerships that are helping to drive Nova Scotia's tourism, culture and heritage sectors. As minister responsible for the Sport and Recreation Commission, he also highlighted the benefits of physical activity and recreation.

Historical Yarmouth Crafts on Exhibit in Halifax

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

A new exhibit from the Yarmouth Crafts Guild called Ocean Blue opens on Sept. 20 at the Mary E. Black Gallery in Halifax. The collection pays homage to the long-standing relationship between the people of the Yarmouth area and the sea.

Minister Visits Annapolis Valley Tourism Operators

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Minister Visits Annapolis Valley Tourism Operators

Young Artists Sought for 2003 Canada Winter Games

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Young Artists Sought for 2003 Canada Winter Games

2002 Portia White Prize Nominations Now Being Accepted

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--2002 Portia White Prize Nominations Now Being Accepted

Province Invests Millions in Marketing Nova Scotia

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Invests Millions in Marketing Nova Scotia

Gallery to Host Teddy Bears

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

One of the most beloved childhood toys is coming to the Mary E. Black Gallery. Teddy Bears: 100 Years of Love and Comfort is an exhibit that will explore the history of these adorable creatures and showcase original designs by local artists.

Minister Promotes Partnerships and Key Sectors

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Tourism and Culture Minister Rodney MacDonald toured Antigonish, Pictou, Cumberland and Colchester counties today, July 16. He was promoting the importance of partnerships and investments in tourism, culture and heritage for the province's economic and social growth. As minister responsible for the Sport and Recreation Commission, he also highlighted the importance of physical activity and recreation.

Province Supports Culture Activities

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Arts and cultural festivals, workshops and performances being held around Nova Scotia are benefitting from funding from the provincial government.

Arts and Culture Projects Receive Financial Boost

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Arts and Culture Projects Receive Financial Boost

Individual Arts Funding Deadline Extended

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Members of the arts community who are applying for professional development, creation and presentation assistance will have two days' grace to submit their applications, thanks to the long weekend. Since the June 30 deadline falls on a Sunday, and Monday is a holiday, applications postmarked July 2, will also be accepted.

Province Makes Major Investment in Celtic Colours

Premier's Office / Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

PREMIER'S OFFICE/TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Makes Major Investment in Celtic Colours

Province Invests Millions in Cultural Organizations

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Invests Millions in Cultural Organizations

Halifax Firm to Operate Three Gift Shops

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

A Halifax-based tourism company will operate gift shops at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax. DRL Vacations Ltd. was selected as the successful bidder on a public request for proposals issued in April by the Department of Tourism and Culture.