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 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 […]

What keeps you up at night?

We know juggling the needs of your business, employees, and customers can be challenging.  The daily needs of running your business can prevent you from researching the latest information on government regulations, mandates, or grants (which are always changing and can be tough to navigate) or keeping up to date on the latest technological trends […]

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, […]