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Since 1993, there has been a 94% increase in job postings for Automotive Technicians across Canada.  As a motive power employer, you are well aware of the stats and the real difficulties in acquiring and retaining skilled employees.  We have a desperate need to introduce youth to the Motive Power trades and its incredible career […]

Nova Scotia wins 19 medals at Skills Canada National Competition

Students from all over the country came to compete in 40 competitions. They were in six skilled trade and technology sectors, including Transportation, construction, manufacturing and engineering, information technology, service and employment. Our Nova Scotia competitors brought home 19 medals – five gold, eight silver, six bronze – in various areas. They were up against […]

Meet Bonita LeBlanc, our new co-op student

This past fall I graduated with a degree from the Bachelor of Arts program from Mount Saint Vincent University. Before graduating, I realized that I was passionate about communication. I decided to build upon this passion and continue my education by enrolling in a Bachelor of Public Relations at MSVU. I want to help the […]

New! Statistics on Nova Scotia’s Labour Market

An Exploration of Skills and Labour Shortages in Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency (ACOA) examined supply and demand issues in the labour market through existing research, by working with Statistics Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, and the Bank of Canada, and by talking with agency clients and partners. The attached Executive Summary is […]

FREE Employer Services across Nova Scotia

Employers, have you heard about the FREE employer services at Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centres? The best part – they are all over Nova Scotia! Labour Market Information – Help to access and understand local labour market information Job Descriptions – Support to develop jobs and job descriptions Job Matching – Services to access […]