News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 22)

Workplace Health and Safety Fines Rise

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In a move designed to make workplaces safer, legislation was introduced today, April 14, that would increase fines levied under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

You're Never Too Old to Learn

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Three exceptional adult learners were celebrated during an event that capped off Adult Learners' Week.

Budget Makes Historic Investment in Student Assistance

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LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Budget Makes Historic Investment in Student Assistance -----------------------------------------------------------------Post secondary education will be more affordable for Nova Scotia students after measures introduced in the provincial budget today, April 5.

Province Celebrates the Achievements of Young Volunteers

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Outstanding young Nova Scotian volunteers gathered in Dartmouth today, March 28, to have their efforts and accomplishments celebrated at this year's Youth Nominee Luncheon.

Annonce des projets choisis dans le cadre du programme En marche vers l'emploi

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Les Néo-Écossais sans emploi ou peu spécialisés seront mieux préparés à chercher et à conserver un emploi grâce à un investissement de plus de 5 millions de dollars dans 28 projets dans le cadre du programme En marche vers l'emploi.

Successful Applicants Announced for Works for You Program

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NOTE: A list of funding recipients follows this release.

New Training Funding for African Nova Scotians

Labour and Advanced Education / African Nova Scotian Affairs

African Nova Scotians looking to return to school to get training for good jobs now have access to a new funding program.

Province Sponsors Atlantic Youth Gathering

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The province is supporting young entrepreneurs through an investment in the Atlantic Canada Youth Entrepreneurship Summit.

Le comité recommande d'augmenter le salaire minimum

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Le Comité d'examen du salaire minimum a recommandé dans son dernier rapport que le salaire minimum passe de 9,65 $ l'heure à 10,00 $ l'heure, et ce à compter du 1er octobre.

Committee Recommends Raising Minimum Wage

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In its latest report, the Minimum Wage Review Committee has recommended raising the rate to $10 an hour on Oct. 1 from $9.65 per hour.

New Auto Glass Certification Exam Introduced at Reduced Rate

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Nova Scotians working in the growing field of automotive glass now have the opportunity to gain certification through a new exam.

University Funding in Nova Scotia, Op-Ed

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Last week, I met with university student leaders to outline the steps we're taking to ensure a university education remains affordable in Nova Scotia and to help universities remain competitive and sustainable for years to come.

Province Introduces Tuition Cap

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The province announced a university funding plan today, Feb. 1, that will protect Nova Scotia students by ensuring tuition remains at, or below, the national average and help universities remain competitive and sustainable for years to come.

Province Streamlines Safety Regulations in New Act

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Businesses and tradespeople who work with boilers, pressure vessels, and fuel burning appliances will benefit from safer workplaces through the streamlining and updating of important safety regulations into one new act.

Les collectivités de la Nouvelle-Écosse célèbrent la Journée de l'alphabétisation familiale

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Le 27 janvier a été proclamé Journée de l'alphabétisation familiale en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Nova Scotia Communities Celebrate Family Literacy Day

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Today, Jan. 27, has been proclaimed Family Literacy Day in Nova Scotia.

Appel de propositions pour des projets visant les travailleurs âgés

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Les propositions de projets pour aider les travailleurs âgés à réintégrer le marché du travail seront acceptées dans le cadre du programme Age Advantage Plus, et ce jusqu'au 21 février.

Applications Accepted for Older Worker Programs

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Applications for programs to help older workers re-enter the workforce are being accepted through the province's Age Advantage Plus program until Feb. 21.