Welcome to Employment Nova Scotia

Employment Nova Scotia is a division of the Skills & Learning branch of the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration. Through various programs and services we:

  • Help Nova Scotians meet their employment potential
  • Help employers find the employees they need to prosper
  • Help communities play an active role in developing well-balanced local labour markets

Many of the programs and services provided to Nova Scotia through Employment Nova Scotia are made possible by the funding agreements that the province has with the federal government - the Canada-Nova Scotia Labour Market Transfer Agreements.

Job Seekers

For unemployed Nova Scotians, we offer a mix of Employment Benefits and Support Measures to help you make your job search more successful.

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Organizations need skilled and knowledgeable workers to prevail in the marketplace.

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Community Organizations

Community organizations have several roles to play in building well-balanced local labour markets.

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