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Skills Canada – Nova Scotia Competitions are back for 2021

Skills Canada – Nova Scotia are proud to announce that their secondary-level competitions are back for 2021 — and will be offered virtually for most contest areas! Skills Canada – Nova Scotia is dedicated to offering a safe and inclusive competition season. After careful consultation with educators at various levels, they felt providing students with […]

The Work-based Trades Practical Assessment Program

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 to […]

STRONG PARTNERSHIPS PROVIDE FOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MOTIVE POWER TRADES

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (Agency) and the Nova Scotia Automotive Sector Council have a strong partnership to promote the motive power trades as a quality career.  In our collaborations to determine how best to provide experiential learning for youth and those looking for a career in the skilled trades, a wonderful opportunity was presented […]

Join an Agency, Board or Commission

From our partners at the NS Department of Labour & Advanced Education: Dear Stakeholder, The Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education is seeking your assistance in getting the word out and encouraging others to apply to current provincial agencies, boards and commissions (ABCs) positions becoming available in the next 12 months. Please also consider applying yourself. […]

WCB Supporting Psychologically Healthy and Safe Workplaces

While workplace mental health has emerged as a growing concern in recent years, the strain of the current pandemic and tragic events across Nova Scotia that claimed the lives of several Nova Scotians earlier this year have emphasized the need to cultivate and support psychologically healthy and safe workplaces in our province. A workplace that […]