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Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families on Day of Mourning

Labour and Advanced Education

April 27, 2018 11:16 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families on Day of Mourning
NOTE: A list of Day of Mourning ceremonies follows this release.
Nova Scotians will honour workers who have died or were injured on the job at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province Saturday, April 28.

Regulations Updated Regarding Canada Day Holiday

Labour and Advanced Education

April 25, 2018 11:19 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Regulations Updated Regarding Canada Day Holiday
Updates to regulations make it clear when stores will be required to close and when workers are eligible to receive holiday pay for Canada Day.

Strengthening Supports for Victims of Domestic Violence

Labour and Advanced Education

March 29, 2018 10:16 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Strengthening Supports for Victims of Domestic Violence
Government is proposing amendments to the Labour Standards Code to better support victims of domestic violence.

Planning Begins to Explore New Cultural Hub on the Halifax Waterfront

Labour and Advanced Education

March 28, 2018 1:27 PM

COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE/LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION/--Planning Begins to Explore New Cultural Hub on the Halifax Waterfront
Planning will begin this spring for a proposed cultural hub on the Halifax Waterfront which will include a new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University.

Legislation to Create Research Nova Scotia

Labour and Advanced Education

March 28, 2018 1:21 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Legislation to Create Research Nova Scotia
The Research Nova Scotia Corporation Act introduced today, March 28, will advance world-class research in universities and the Nova Scotia Community College.

NSCC Marconi Campus Relocation Study Contract Awarded

Labour and Advanced Education

March 23, 2018 8:51 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--NSCC Marconi Campus Relocation Study Contract Awarded
Government announced today, March 23, it has secured Dartmouth-based Ekistics Planning and Design to conduct a study in how best to relocate Nova Scotia Community College’s Marconi campus to Sydney’s downtown core.

Report on Economic Impact of International Students

Labour and Advanced Education

March 5, 2018 11:04 AM

COUNCIL OF ATLANTIC MINISTERS OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING--Report on Economic Impact of International Students
A report released by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training shows that international students studying at Atlantic universities and community colleges contribute $795 million per year to the Atlantic economy.

Legislation Will Strengthen Apprenticeship System, Make Workplaces Safer

Labour and Advanced Education

February 28, 2018 1:16 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Legislation Will Strengthen Apprenticeship System, Make Workplaces Safer
Legislation introduced today, Feb. 28, will better ensure skilled trades work is performed safely by trained and certified tradespersons. It will also ensure a level playing field for all companies and improve safety for skilled tradespersons.

New Opportunities for People Seeking Work and Employers

Labour and Advanced Education

February 26, 2018 11:29 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--New Opportunities for People Seeking Work and Employers
NOTE: Following this release is a list of organizations in the New Opportunities for Work program.
A new approach to connecting people from underrepresented groups to jobs in their field is having great success.

Research Nova Scotia Trust Advancing Clean Technology in Nova Scotia

Labour and Advanced Education

February 20, 2018 11:23 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Research Nova Scotia Trust Advancing Clean Technology in Nova Scotia
Clean technology research in Nova Scotia universities is getting support from the Research Nova Scotia Trust.

New Program Provides Opportunities for New Research Graduates

Labour and Advanced Education

February 15, 2018 12:11 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--New Program Provides Opportunities for New Research Graduates
A new provincial program will help recent graduates with advanced degrees start their careers with Nova Scotia businesses.

Students Can Get $40,000 for Education

Labour and Advanced Education

February 13, 2018 12:07 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Students Can Get $40,000 for Education
Nova Scotia students can receive more than $40,000 to help with their post-secondary education.

Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

Labour and Advanced Education

January 31, 2018 12:07 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Minimum Wage Increasing April 1
Nova Scotia’s minimum wage is increasing on April 1.

Nova Scotia Works Supports Job Seekers and Employers

Labour and Advanced Education

January 16, 2018 10:41 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Nova Scotia Works Supports Job Seekers and Employers
Since September 2016 more than 22,000 Nova Scotians have received employment services at one of the 49 Nova Scotia Works centres across the province.

Détectez la présence de monoxyde de carbone chez vous

Labour and Advanced Education

December 19, 2017 11:32 AM

TRAVAIL/ÉDUCATION POSTSECONDAIRE/AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES--Détectez la présence de monoxyde de carbone chez vous
On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais qu’ils doivent connaître les risques de l’empoisonnement au monoxyde de carbone.

Prevent Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Labour and Advanced Education

December 19, 2017 11:29 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION/MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Prevent Carbon Monoxide in Your Home
Nova Scotians are being reminded to be aware of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Dépôt du rapport sur la prévention de la violence sexuelle sur les campus universitaires

Labour and Advanced Education

December 15, 2017 12:56 PM

TRAVAIL/ÉDUCATION POSTSECONDAIRE--Dépôt du rapport sur la prévention de la violence sexuelle sur les campus universitaires
Un rapport rendu public aujourd’hui 15 décembre fournit 10 recommandations pour aider à prévenir la violence sexuelle sur les campus des universités de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Le rapport, Changing the Culture of Acceptation (Changer la culture de l’acceptable), a été préparé par le Comité sur la prévention de la violence sexuelle.

Committee Releases Report on University Campus Sexual Violence Prevention

Labour and Advanced Education

December 15, 2017 12:45 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Committee Releases Report on University Campus Sexual Violence Prevention
A report released today, Dec. 15, provides 10 recommendations to help prevent sexual violence on Nova Scotia university campuses.

Westray Report Has Resulted in Safer Workplaces

Labour and Advanced Education

November 30, 2017 1:38 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Westray Report Has Resulted in Safer Workplaces
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Labi Kousoulis, Minister of Labour and Advanced Education.
Twenty-five years ago, the world watched while tragedy unfolded at the Westray Mine in Pictou County. It is a time that is permanently etched in our collective memory and was the impetus for making significant changes in workplace safety in Nova Scotia.

Place à la sécurité en ce début de la saison de la pêche au homard

Labour and Advanced Education

November 24, 2017 11:07 AM

TRAVAIL/ÉDUCATION POSTSECONDAIRE--Place à la sécurité en ce début de la saison de la pêche au homard
On encourage vivement les pêcheurs de homard du sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse à faire preuve de prudence à l’occasion du début de leur saison de pêche lundi 27 novembre.

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