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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 […]

Do you have questions about WHMIS 2015?

Maneuvering through the information can be daunting. Through the WHMIS.org website, we reached out the Occupational Health & Safety Division of the NS Department of Labour & Advanced Education for more information. If you have questions, we called (902) 424-5301 and they put us in touch with Brad Wells, an Information Specialist at OH&S. Here […]

 the 5th Annual Advancing Aboriginal Apprenticeship Conference  

Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency in partnership with the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Advisory Committee (AAAC) hosted its 5th Annual Advancing Aboriginal Apprenticeship Conference in Millbrook First Nation, on April 11-12th. Approximately 80 participants attended the Conference to gain information and to further their understanding of the apprenticeship journey. During the two-day event youth presented on their experiences in a welding summer […]