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Province Supports Cultural Expansion into New Markets

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Nova Scotia theatre, music and craft organizations are reaching new international audiences with help from provincial investments.

November Tourism Stats Available

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The number of visitors to Nova Scotia has increased every month since June, with a total increase of two percent to the end of November.

Red Sox Trophy Builds Ties

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Nova Scotia baseball fans will ring in the new year with a visit from the Boston Red Sox and their 2007 World Series Trophy.

New Approach to Accommodations

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The province and tourism industry are working together to implement a new approach to ensure safe, quality accommodations for visitors to Nova Scotia.

Tourism Brand Launched for 2008

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A refreshed tourism brand and a new marketing campaign were launched today, Nov. 26, at the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia's annual conference.

Cape Breton Organizations Receive Funding from Department

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What do a theatre, drum festival and motorcycle rally have in common? They all bring people from near and far to celebrate uniquely Nova Scotia experiences and they all got a boost from the province today, Nov. 14.

E-Tourism Award for Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia's tourism industry is on a winning streak, bringing home its fourth national award this week.

Virtual Exhibit Examines Life in Colonial Nova Scotia

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People can now learn what life was like in colonial Nova Scotia through records from two of the province's oldest English-speaking families.

September Tourism Stats Available

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Nova Scotia's tourism industry showed a strong, steady performance this summer, with a three per cent overall increase in visitors over last summer.

Nova Scotians Win Tourism Awards

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Three Nova Scotia finalists won their categories at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada awards in Victoria, Monday, Nov. 5.

Deadline for Nova Scotia Art Bank Applications Approaching

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Nova Scotia artists have until Thursday, Nov. 15, to submit applications for the purchase of their work by the Nova Scotia Art Bank.

Des prix d'une valeur de 72 000 $ en l'honneur des artistes néo-écossais

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Certain des artistes les plus doués et les plus respectés de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont reçu 72 000 $ en prix dans le cadre de la Conférence et remise des prix pour la création en Nouvelle-Écosse, le jeudi 18 octobre, au Membertou Trade and Convention Centre près de Sydney.

$72,000 in Awards to Celebrate Nova Scotia Artists

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Some of Nova Scotia's most talented and respected artists received $72,000 in awards at the Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala and Conference held Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre near Sydney.

Province Announces Finalists for Prestigious Portia White Prize

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Three talented and respected Nova Scotian artists have been selected as finalists for the 2007 Portia White Prize, Premier Rodney MacDonald announced today, Oct. 12.

New Regions to Help Tourism

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Visitors will have an easier time planning Nova Scotia vacations and finding unique experiences thanks to new tourism regions designated in the 2008 Doers and Dreamers Guide and other marketing materials.

First Road Celtic Colours Music Camp Wraps Up

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It's a wrap. The inaugural Road to Celtic Colours Music Camp, which coincided with the Celtic Music Festival, wrapped up with a grand finale ceilidh at the Sherbrooke Village Courthouse on Thursday, Oct.

Reception Celebrates Opening of Centre for Craft and Design

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Cape Breton artists and craftspeople will have much to celebrate on Thursday, Oct. 18, as the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design marks the official opening of its new facility in conjunction with the Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala and Conference.

Wine Experience at Info Centres

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Tourists can now pick up a bottle of Nova Scotia wine when they stop for information at the Yarmouth, Amherst and Port Hastings visitor information centres.

Assistance for Bay Ferries Limited

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The government of Nova Scotia is helping to maintain and promote an important transportation link between Yarmouth and Maine with an investment of $2.5 million dollars over two years in Bay Ferries Limited.

Best-selling Author Announced as Keynote Speaker

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Members of the arts and culture community will have a chance to hear CBC radio host and best-selling author Bill Richardson talk about the importance of artistic connections at the Creative Nova Scotia Conference in Membertou, Cape Breton.