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Diversify Your Workforce

Are you interested in hosting an experienced immigrant tradesperson for 12 weeks at no cost? The Work-based Trades Practical Assessment Program connects employers across Nova Scotia with experienced tradespeople. As a host employer, you offer the chance to work in your organization for up to 12-weeks at no cost to you. There is no obligation […]

Happy New Year from the ASC Board of Directors

At the last Board meeting of 2019, a few of our members celebrated with  a team building exercise and escaped at Mind Hack Room Escape in Dartmouth, courtesy of Shannon & Matt Hall. Pictured above are Kevin Gerrior, NSCC, Tailor Robicheau, DOT, Shannon Trites and Nikki Barnett of ASC. We are looking forward to 2020 […]

Next Ride

Do you want to test-drive  a fancy new technology? Some are more powerful than you’d expect! Next Ride is a not-for-profit initiative promoting electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles across Nova Scotia. The campaign educates the public on the benefits of electric vehicle ownership and offers the experience of getting behind the wheel of an EV! […]

New Office in Sackville – Office to Advance Women Apprentices

The Office to Advance Women Apprentices (OAWA) works with female apprentices once they complete their in school training to assist them in finding employment opportunities with the ultimate goal of achieving journeyperson status. OAWA has established partnerships with employers, unions, government and training institutions in helping to accomplish these goals. If you are interested in […]

Apprenticeship Award of Excellence recipient Shirley Mitchell

The Automotive Sector Council is so proud to have nominated Board Member Shirley Mitchell of Coast Tire & Auto Service for the NS Apprenticeship Award of Excellence. The award is presented annually to a person or organization that has made an “outstanding contribution” to the apprenticeship and trades qualifications system in Nova Scotia. The ASC […]