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Skills Canada Technology Summit

Shown from left to right are: Annabelle Cormack, President of Cormack Recruitment, David Adams, President of Global Automakers of Canada, Jason Dale, Executive Director of Automotive Business School of Canada, Georgian College, Leanne Jefferies, Director of Skills Canada Collision Repair Program, our own Shannon Trites, Executive Director of the Automotive Sector Council of Nova Scotia, […]

What keeps you up at night?

We know juggling the needs of your business, employees, and customers can be challenging.  The daily needs of running your business can prevent you from researching the latest information on government regulations, mandates, or grants (which are always changing and can be tough to navigate) or keeping up to date on the latest technological trends […]

Connecting with Employers

Automotive Sector Council is heading out on the road!  We have teamed up with Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency and will be travelling the province to connect directly with employers.  We want to hear from you! If you’d like to schedule a visit from Automotive Sector Council, complete the form below.

Meet our ASC Board

  Pictured left to right, Judy Dickson, Dennis Burke, NS Appraisers Association, Kevin Gerrior NSCC, Executive Director Shannon Trites, Board Chair Beth McNeill, Don McNeill’s Shell, Shannon Hall, ASC Manager of Youth & Industry Engagement, Nikki Barnett, Operations Manager, Shirley Mitchell, Coast Tire & Auto Service, Matt Hall, Dartmouth Dodge, Graham Conrad, Automotive Trades Association, […]

New Apprenticeship Incentive for women

New Apprenticeship Incentive for women to further support women in entering, progressing, and completing their training in Red Seal trades where women are underrepresented. The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) is a taxable cash grant of $3,000 per year/level (or equivalent) up to a maximum amount of $6,000 per person.