News releases from Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7) issued in the specified time period (Page 5)

Highland Village Hosts Heritage Events

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The Highland Village in Iona, Victoria Co., begins its 2010 season on Tuesday, June 1. During the summer a number of special events are being held to celebrate the Gaelic heritage and language in the province.

Province Kicks-off Southwest Nova Marketing Campaign

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Potential visitors from around the Atlantic region are discovering why southwest Nova Scotia is the perfect choice for a vacation thanks to a new marketing campaign launched this week.

Niche Tourism Experiences Showcased at Saltscapes Expo

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

From food, wines, culture and genealogy, Nova Scotia will be showcasing its unique experiences during this weekend's, Saltscapes Expo at Exhibition Park.

Highland Village Marks Gaelic Awareness Month

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Highland Village Museum in Iona, Victoria Co., will mark Gaelic Awareness Month Saturday, May 8 with a special Gaelic language workshop called Caidreabh Cainnte.

Lancement de la campagne de marketing de 2010

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Les Néo-Écossais racontent au monde entier pourquoi leur province est le meilleur endroit à visiter dans le cadre d'une nouvelle campagne de marketing touristique. Les personnes en vedette dans la campagne de 2010, intitulée « On vous attend pour quand? », présentent ce qu'ils aiment le plus de la province.

Province Launches 2010 Marketing Campaign

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotians are telling the world why their province is the best place to visit in a new tourism marketing campaign. The people featured are sharing their favourite things about the province in the 2010 campaign, So When are you Coming?

Historic Nova Scotian Newspapers Available Online

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotians will be able to explore over 200 years of the province's history through an exciting new online resource featuring digital editions of historical newspapers launched today, April 23, at regional events.

Change of Hours for Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax will close early on Tuesday, April 27 at 4 p.m. for a private function.

January and February Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia welcomed 191,500 visitors between January and February, which is about the same as last year.

Province Introduces Amendments to the Cape Breton Marketing Levy Act

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The tourism sector in Cape Breton will have more funding to grow and promote their industry following amendments to the Cape Breton Marketing Levy Act announced today, March 30, by Percy Paris, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.

Province Negotiating With Builder for Bluenose II Restoration

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The province has short-listed a consortium of Nova Scotia shipbuilders for construction work to restore the schooner Bluenose II.

Maritime Museum to Celebrate Canadian Navy During March Break

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

The 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy will inspire learning and fun for the whole family during March break at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

2009 Year End Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia welcomed 2,093,500 visitors in 2009, which provided an the economic impact of $1.31 billion according to a preliminary revenue estimate.

Nova Scotia Artists Shine in Vancouver

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia artists and musicians are taking the world by storm at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Museum of Natural History to Reopen in June

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Tours of the museum's construction work will be available to the media on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2-4 p.m. Please contact Jeff Gray at the Museum of Natural History, 902-456-8622.

November Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia welcomed 1,986,700 visitors to the end of November, a one per cent increase or about 17,800 more visitors compared with the same time in 2008.

Bluenose II Restoration Sets Sail With Contracts Awarded

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador Bluenose II is closer to a planned restoration with the announcement today, Dec. 17, that contracts have been signed with a project manager and design consultant.

Funding Boosts Upgrades to Parrsboro Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Knowledge of Nova Scotia's rich geological heritage will be enhanced thanks to funding announced today, Dec. 15, by the provincial and federal governments to support upgrades to exhibit space at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro.

Funding Boosts Upgrades to Parrsboro Museum

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Knowledge of Nova Scotia's rich geological heritage will be enhanced thanks to funding announced today, Dec. 15, by the provincial and federal governments to support upgrades to exhibit space at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro.

Archives Updates Halifax Explosion Online Resources

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

Visitors to the Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management Web site now have the opportunity to view rare film footage and photographs shot after the 1917 Halifax Explosion, newly re-mastered in a high-resolution format.