News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 2)

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.

More Opportunities for Apprentices Through Government Construction Projects

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is encouraging more businesses to hire apprentices in Nova Scotia through an expanded procurement program.

More Youth Choose Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board / Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia has had three years of positive growth in youth population after more than three decades of a trend that saw more youth leaving than coming to the province.

Families Celebrate Literacy

Labour and Advanced Education

The importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family are being celebrated on Nova Scotia’s 20th anniversary of Family Literacy Day.

Le ministre accepte les recommandations concernant l’augmentation du salaire minimum

Labour and Advanced Education

Le salaire minimum en Nouvelle-Écosse augmentera le 1er avril prochain pour passer à 11,55 $.

Minister Accepts Minimum Wage Increase Recommendations

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia’s minimum wage rate will rise to $11.55 on April 1.

Canada’s First Emergency Department MRI

Labour and Advanced Education / Health and Wellness

Medical teams and patients at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax will soon have faster access to critical information needed for diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries.

Government Increases Funding for Two Universities

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is increasing its annual operating grant to two Nova Scotia universities.