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The public consultation process on Cultural Policy Renewal has now concluded. We thank New Brunswickers for their input.

Message from the Minister

In 2002, a Cultural Policy for New Brunswick set out a broad policy for the cultural sector in New Brunswick.

What is Culture and Why does it matter?

Culture is our way of life. It includes our values, beliefs, customs, languages and traditions.  Culture is reflected in our history, in our heritage and in how we express ideas and creativity.

Our culture measures our quality of life, our vitality and the health of our society.  Through our culture we develop a sense of belonging, personal and cognitive growth and the ability to empathize and relate to each other. Direct benefits of a strong and vibrant culture include health and wellness, self esteem, skills development, social capital and economic return. ...more


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