News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 10)

Hundreds Gather to Promote Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education

More than 250 safety professionals kicked off North American Occupational Safety and Health Week at a symposium in Dartmouth, today, May 4.

Charges Laid in Workplace Fatality

Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational Health and Safety officers have charged a Halifax company in the workplace death of a 47-year-old man.

Nova Scotians to Pay Tribute to Workers and Families

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians will gather at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province today, April 28, to pay tribute to those who have died or were injured on the job.

Program Quality, Accountability Improved for Private Career Colleges

Labour and Advanced Education

Changes to legislation that regulates private career colleges will help ensure programs train students for jobs that are available in Nova Scotia.

Legislation Holds Universities More Accountable

Labour and Advanced Education

A new University Accountability and Sustainability Act introduced today, April 22, will require increased accountability and cost control at Nova Scotia's 10 universities.

Finding Fulfillment in Lifelong Learning

Labour and Advanced Education

Jon Adams, of Halifax, saw a return to the classroom as his second chance in life, and he was going to make the most of it.

Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Deceased Worker

Labour and Advanced Education

Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan is sending condolences after a man died in Hants County today, Apr. 16.

Accountability Legislation Coming for Universities

Labour and Advanced Education

Government will introduce legislation this spring to increase universities' financial accountability.

Spotlight on Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

More young people are learning about workplace safety, fewer workers are being injured on the job, and more high-risk industries are becoming safer.

Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Deceased Fisherman

Labour and Advanced Education

Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan is sending condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of a fisherman who died while fishing off of Cape Sable Island on Monday, March 9.

Charges Laid with Workplace Fatality

Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational Health and Safety officers have charged a Halifax company, today, Feb. 18, in connection with the workplace death of a 21-year-old man.

Canada-Nova Scotia Job Grant Helps Businesses Stay Competitive

Labour and Advanced Education

A Truro small business will now be able to compete for more projects thanks to funding from the Canada-Nova Scotia Job Grant.

Premiers Approve Plan to Improve Labour Mobility for Apprentices

Labour and Advanced Education

Canada's premiers have approved a plan that will make it easier for apprentices to move between provinces and territories while completing their training and certification.

Families Celebrate Literacy

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia families working to improve their literacy skills are being celebrated at a Family Literacy Day event.

Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia's minimum wage is increasing to keep pace with the cost of living.

Offshore Workers to Be Better Protected

Labour and Advanced Education / Energy (to July 2018)

Legislation to better protect Nova Scotia's offshore oil and gas workers will come into effect Dec. 31.

Nova Scotian Businesses Train to Win Bigger Deals

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotian businesses now have access to the training they need to take advantage of major projects.

Nova Scotia's Leaders Called on to Improve Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Workplace safety not only protects workers, it is also good business, and that is good for Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotian Has Chance to Bring Skills to the World Stage

Labour and Advanced Education

Ryan Leedham of Brookfield is competing for a spot on Team Canada at the upcoming WorldSkills competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil, next year.

On exhorte les pêcheurs à faire de la sécurité une priorité

Fisheries and Aquaculture / Labour and Advanced Education

La période de pêche au homard dans le sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse commence le vendredi 28 novembre et on rappelle aux pêcheurs de faire preuve de prudence et de surveiller les bulletins météo et les prévisions maritimes lorsqu’ils sont en mer.