News releases from Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7) (Page 1)

Hours of Operation for Museum of Natural History

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The Museum of Natural History will be closed today, Jan. 11, and Wednesday, Jan. 12, to set up the exhibit A T. rex Named Sue.

November Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia is showing an overall gain in its tourism numbers to the end of November, welcoming 2,013,800 visitors, an increase of one per cent compared with 2009.

Agreement To Benefit Bluenose II

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The province has reached an agreement in principle with the Bluenose II Preservation Trust Society.

Hours of Operation for Museums

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The Museum of Natural History and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will have closures and reduced hours during the holidays.

Discover Your Nova Scotia Roots Winner Announced

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Clare Donoghue, of Boston, Mass., is the winner of the Discover Your Nova Scotia Roots Contest on novascotia.com.

Sailing Towards a Strong Future, Op-ed

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The following is an op-ed piece from Percy Paris, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.

Province Looks to Secure Future of Signature Resorts

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The province is seeking options for its Signature Resorts after the management contract with New Castle Hotels expires in January 2012.

Heritage Projects Receive Funding

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The government is enhancing and developing heritage projects for the enjoyment of Nova Scotians across the province.

Traffic Advisory, Halifax Regional Municipality

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Halifax Regional Municipality: Trunk 7

Halifax Explosion Remembered at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the Halifax Explosion with a special evening musical event Saturday, Dec. 4.

Museum of Natural History to Host Famous T. rex

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The world's most famous dinosaur, A T. rex Named Sue, will soon roam the Museum of Natural History in Halifax.

Nova Scotia Improves Protection for Heritage Properties

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia's historic buildings will be better protected by an updated Heritage Property Act introduced today, Dec. 1.

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-Nova Scotia Launches Annual 2011 Tourism Plan

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia launched its 2011 provincial tourism plan today, Nov. 29, to provide direction for building the industry and growing the economy.

October, Year-end Statistics Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia expects to show an overall gain in its tourism numbers for 2010, welcoming about 2,100,000 visitors, a projected increase of one per cent compared to 2009.

October, Year-end Statistics Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia expects to show an overall gain in its tourism numbers for 2010, welcoming about 2,100,000 visitors, a projected increase of one per cent compared to 2009.

Change to Nova Scotia Museum Act Introduced

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The established practice of charging fees by the Nova Scotia Museum system is being reflected in an amendment introduced today, Nov. 24, by Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage Percy Paris.

September Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia continues to show overall gains in its tourism numbers, welcoming more than 1,700,000 visitors in the first nine months of the year, up two per cent compared to 2009.

Hours of Operation for Museums

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The Museum of Natural History and The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 11.

Changes to Treasure Hunting Regulations Introduced

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Ownership of Nova Scotia's underwater cultural and heritage resources will be more secure as government introduces legislation today, Nov. 2, to repeal the Treasure Trove Act, amend the Special Places Protection Act and create the Oak Island Treasure Act.

Le gouvernement provincial reconnaît l'excellence artistique

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Le gouvernement provincial a célébré les accomplissements de ses artistes par la remise des plus importants prix pour les arts et la culture lors du cinquième gala de remise des prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse, aujourd'hui 29 octobre, au Quai 21 à Halifax.