Labour and Advanced Education

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education works to provide fairness, safety and prosperity for all Nova Scotians by helping them live, learn and work to their highest potential. LEARN MORE
Provincial and Territorial Labour Market Ministers release report highlighting LMA successes.

Highlighting LMA Successes

Provincial and Territorial Labour Market Ministers urge the federal government to reconsider proposed changes to skills training and labour market funding

 
 
Skills Canada National Competition

Skills Canada National Competition

Team Nova Scotia brought home a record win for the province with a total of 20 medals at this year’s Skills Canada National Competition.

 
 
A new list of convictions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act from the past five years, including the convicted, the offence and the penalty. It will be updated quarterly.

OHS Act Convictions

A new list of convictions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act from the past five years, including the convicted, the offence and the penalty. It will be updated quarterly.

 
 
Have you witnessed something unsafe in a workplace? Tell us. Please call 1-800-952-2687 or email ohsdivision@gov.ns.ca, available 24/7.

24 Hour Response Line

Have you witnessed something unsafe in a workplace? Tell us. Please call 1-800-952-2687 or email ohsdivision@gov.ns.ca, available 24/7.

 
 
Workplace Safety Strategy

Workplace Safety Strategy

The new workplace safety strategy, led by the province and the Workers' Compensation Board, aims to ensure every Nova Scotian returns home safely from work each day..

 
 

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