News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 4)

Strengthening Supports for Victims of Domestic Violence

Labour and Advanced Education

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

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Labour and Advanced Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nova Scotia Works Supports Job Seekers and Employers

Labour and Advanced Education

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

Labour and Advanced Education

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

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

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

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

Labour and Advanced Education

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

Labour and Advanced Education

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