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Join Us in Steering the Future!

Automotive Sector Council and its partners are excited to announce that TestDrive, our Youth engagement initiative is looking for engaged industry champions! TestDrive introduces Grade 10 and 11 high school students to the motive power trades through a 200 hour paid work placement.  This provides the student the opportunity to learn about the amazing career […]

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 […]

2019 Canada Summer Job Grants

Automotive Sector Council has again assisted employers in gaining funding for summer employment through the Canada Summer Jobs Grant. Through this funding and connections in our communities with youth and teachers, Automotive Sector Council supports youth initiatives by introducing young people to the Motive Power trades. Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth […]

WCB Nova Scotia is changing to serve you better

After 25 years with its current systems, WCB Nova Scotia is undergoing a major business transformation that will provide Nova Scotia’s employers and workers with improved service and new online business options. The new industry-leading software will be implemented in spring 2019. In addition to replacing its core systems, the WCB is overhauling MyAccount, its […]

Nova Scotia Minimum Wage to Increase

As of April 1, 2019, minimum wage in Nova Scotia for experienced employees will be going up to $11.55 per hour, and will increase annually on April 1 for the next three years