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Skills NS Competition Deadline March 6

The Nova Scotia Skills Competition provides opportunities for youth to explore skilled trades and technologies, enhance their skills, and strive for excellence in a chosen field. It is our signature annual event. For more information about the Nova Scotia Skills Competition contact our Competition Coordinator, Janine King: or (902) 491-4640. 2020 Locations and Contest Descriptions Deadline to […]

Employer Advisor Nova Scotia upcoming Training

The Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society provides leadership & expertise in the disciplines of Workers’ Compensation, Occupational Health & Safety, Disability Case Management, Workplace Practices and Associated Employment issues. Everyday, our Employer Advisors provide navigation to employers, like yourself, on any number of issues! Need assistance with and review of complex claims, claim decisions or looking […]

AIA Canada’s Latest Report Looks at How Car Owners Choose a Vehicle Service Provider, and Why They Leave Them

With research showing that retaining an existing client base offers a far better return on investment than acquiring new customers, knowing what Canadian car owners look for in a service provider is of paramount importance. AIA Canada’s latest report, At Your Service: How Do Canadians Select Their Automotive Repair Shop? offers considerations. Through a survey of vehicle […]

TestDrive Summer Youth Program 2020

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency is pleased to announce the start of TestDrive Summer Youth Program for the summer 2020. TestDrive is a partnership of the Nova Scotia Automotive Sector Council, Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (funder/partner), Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Nova Scotia Community College, Regional Centres for Education and Conseil Scolaire Acadien […]

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 […]