Materials for this virtual exhibit – called "Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure" – were produced and/or compiled by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, Nova Scotia Archives, Nova Scotia Museum and the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources for the Canadian Heritage Information Network (Virtual Museum of Canada program) for the purposes of providing the public with information about gold in Nova Scotia. The term "materials" includes all or any information, artwork, text, video, audio, animations or image files.

Copyright in this virtual exhibition belongs to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Province of Nova Scotia and copyright in the underlying works belongs to the participating institutions and individuals. No part of this virtual exhibition may be stored, transmitted, or otherwise used or reproduced in any form except for non-commercial study or research purposes with a proper acknowledgement or citation of the copyright owner and the virtual exhibition. Commercial use of any information obtained through this virtual exhibition is prohibited without the express written consent of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Rights and Reproductions

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Third-Party Materials

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has taken all reasonable efforts to ensure that materials, for which copyright belongs to others, are reproduced on this website with the full consent of the copyright owners. The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia does not warrant that the use of materials displayed in the website will not infringe the rights of third parties. Such works may not be used in any form; they may not be copied or downloaded without prior permission from the third party.

We wish to acknowledge and thank all the rights holders whose material appears in this virtual exhibition:

  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Anne Murray Centre
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Ron Blakey and Colorado Plateau Geosystems Inc.
  • David Boyle
  • Lisa Brawn
  • CBC Still Photo Collection
  • Tracy Cameron
  • The Canadian Press
  • Gary Carter
  • Communications Nova Scotia
  • The Daye Family
  • Peter Dewar
  • Geological Survey of Canada
  • Colleen Jones
  • Shelly Latta
  • Bob Mills
  • Ninha Morandini
  • National Archives at College Park, MD.
  • National Gallery of Canada
  • Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame
  • NASA
  • Dr. Michael B. Parsons
  • Springhill Miners’ Museum
  • Ivan Smith
  • Mark Smith
  • Paul Tingley
  • Resolute
  • Rhonda Walker
  • Waverley Heritage Museum