News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 4)

Research Nova Scotia Trust Advancing Clean Technology in Nova Scotia

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Clean technology research in Nova Scotia universities is getting support from the Research Nova Scotia Trust.

New Program Provides Opportunities for New Research Graduates

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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

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Nova Scotia students can receive more than $40,000 to help with their post-secondary education.

Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

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Nova Scotia’s minimum wage is increasing on April 1.

Nova Scotia Works Supports Job Seekers and Employers

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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 / Municipal Affairs (to May 2019)

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 / Municipal Affairs (to May 2019)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Safety Encouraged for Start of Lobster Season

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Lobster fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia are urged to practise safety as they launch their fishing season on Monday, Nov. 27, known as Dumping Day.

Province to Invest in Manufacturing Sector

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Rural manufacturing businesses and export companies will have the chance to improve their competitiveness with a new Manufacturing Productivity Program.

Supports for Small Business to Hire, Innovate

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Nova Scotia’s small businesses now have greater access to programs that help them hire new talent, improve their operations and build a stronger economy.

More Support for Businesses and Apprentices

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Nova Scotia is embarking on a project that will make it easier for businesses to hire the skilled workers they need once the requirements for six more trades are streamlined across the Atlantic provinces.

Amendments Improve Access to PTSD Benefits

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Government is making it easier for front-line and emergency response workers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to access benefits.

Bridgewater Resident Earns National Literacy Award

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A graduate of the Bridgewater Adult High School is this year’s recipient of the Nova Scotia Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Trades Tuition Fees Covered for Apprentices

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Government will start covering the cost of tuition for apprentices returning to the classroom for their technical training this fall.

Minister’s Labour Day Message

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As we head into Labour Day weekend, I welcome this opportunity to commemorate the hard-working Nova Scotians who contribute to our province’s communities and economy each and every day.

Tentative Agreement Reached in Labour Dispute

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The Halifax Herald and the Halifax Typographical Union have reached a tentative agreement after two days of mediation.