News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 3)

Amendments Support Volunteer Firefighters

Labour and Advanced Education

Firefighters help keep Nova Scotians safe every day, putting their own health and safety at risk. That is why government is ensuring all volunteer firefighters have access to Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) injury insurance coverage.

First All-Indigenous Class Graduates from Atlantic Trades Business Seal Program

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia’s first all-Indigenous and all-journeypersons class has graduated from the Atlantic Trades Business Seal program.

Committee Releases Guidelines for Sexual Violence Prevention on Campuses

Labour and Advanced Education

Students deserve to feel safe on university and college campuses in the province. That is why work is advancing to support a change in the culture and strong survivor-centric sexual violence policies.

Publication de lignes directrices pour la prévention de la violence sexuelle sur les campus

Labour and Advanced Education

Les étudiants et les étudiantes méritent de se sentir en sécurité sur les campus universitaires et collégiaux de la province. C'est pourquoi le travail se poursuit à l'appui d'un changement de culture et de la mise en place de politiques robustes axées sur les victimes de violence sexuelle.

Excellence in Literacy Recognized

Labour and Advanced Education

Danita Curwin is setting a positive example for her grandchildren, while making a difference in the Porters Lake community.

Emergency Order Issued for Crane Removal

Emergency Management Office / Labour and Advanced Education

Under the authority of the Emergency Management Act, the province has declared a localized state of emergency to ensure the safe removal of the crane at a building on South Park Street in Halifax.

Ordonnance d'urgence pour l'enlèvement de la grue

Emergency Management Office / Labour and Advanced Education

En vertu de la loi sur la gestion des urgences (Emergency Management Act), le gouvernement provincial a déclaré un état d'urgence localisé pour assurer l'enlèvement de la grue qui est tombée sur un édifice sur la rue South Park, à Halifax.

Protocole d'entente entre la Province et les universités

Labour and Advanced Education

Le gouvernement et les universités de la Nouvelle-Écosse, dans le cadre d’un protocole d’entente de cinq ans que les deux parties viennent de signer, continueront de travailler ensemble afin d’offrir une éducation accessible et de grande qualité.

Province, Universities Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Labour and Advanced Education

Government and Nova Scotia universities will continue to work together to provide high-quality, accessible education through a newly signed five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU).

Labour Day Celebration Message

Labour and Advanced Education

Please join me in celebrating all of the hard-working Nova Scotians who are helping shape a safe and prosperous province.

More Support for Hiring Young, Diverse People

Labour and Advanced Education

Government hiring programs are helping more diverse young people enter the workforce.

Sixteen New Seats at Dalhousie Medical School

Health and Wellness / Labour and Advanced Education

Government is adding 16 new seats to Dalhousie University’s Medical School.

NSCC’s Marconi Campus Moving to Sydney’s Waterfront

Premier's Office / Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC) Marconi Campus will have a new, contemporary home on Sydney’s waterfront.

Program Changes Support a More Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is helping more Nova Scotians who are underrepresented in the workforce upgrade their skills and become job ready. The Skills Development Program is changing to provide quicker access to training for these unemployed Nova Scotians looking for a job.

Les diplômes ouvrent des portes, créent des débouchés pour les apprenants adultes

Labour and Advanced Education

Des centaines d’apprenants adultes de partout dans la province recevront ce mois-ci leur diplôme d’études secondaires, ce qui leur permettra d’envisager des études postsecondaires et leur donnera accès à de meilleures possibilités d’emploi dans les localités où ils vivent.

High School Diplomas Opening Doors, Creating Opportunities for Adult Learners

Labour and Advanced Education

Hundreds of adult learners from across the province will be receiving their adult high school diplomas this month, which will open doors to higher education and better job opportunities in their communities.

New Trade Union Act General Regulations

Labour and Advanced Education

Government has created Trade Union Act General Regulations within the construction sector that will require certification applications to be made Monday to Friday, when a more representative number of employees tend to be on a worksite.

Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotians will honour workers who have died or were injured on the job at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province on Sunday, April 28.

Call for Nominations for Council of the Federation Literacy Award

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotians are encouraged to recognize outstanding contributions to literacy and learning by nominating someone for the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Former ServiCom Employees Owed Pay

Labour and Advanced Education

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has completed its investigation into the sudden closure of ServiCom, a call centre in Sydney, and found that former employees are owed pay.