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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.

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/apprentices/grants.html