News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 6)

Funding Helps Young Nova Scotians Connect with Businesses

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More young people and newcomers to Nova Scotia will have the opportunity to connect with business and community leaders in Western Nova Scotia.

Students Connect Learning to Community Projects

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Students are taking their skills out of the classroom to support community projects and gain hands-on experience.

Des stages aident de jeunes Néo-Écossais à obtenir de l'expérience et à stimuler l'innovation

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Un plus grand nombre d'étudiants universitaires obtiendront l'expérience dont ils ont besoin pour lancer leur carrière en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Internships Help Young Nova Scotians Gain Experience, Spur Innovation

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More university students will get the experience they need to start their careers in Nova Scotia.

Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

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Nova Scotia's minimum wage is increasing April 1 to keep pace with the cost of living.

Government Works to Improve Health Care Workplace Safety

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Occupational health and safety officers are working with health-care workers to raise awareness about strain, sprain and inflammation injury prevention.

Le gouvernement élimine les frais des tests du GED et améliore l’accès aux soutiens

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Depuis le 1er janvier 2017, les Néo-Écossais peuvent obtenir leur General Education Diploma (GED) gratuitement.

Government Eliminates Fee for GED Testing and Improves Access to Supports

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As of Jan. 1, 2017, Nova Scotians can get their General Education Diploma (GED) for free.

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION–-Statement from Minister

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I received a letter from Premier Stephen McNeil asking that I, as labour minister, request the two parties involved in the teachers' labour negotiations return to the bargaining table.

New Labour Board Chair Appointed

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Karen Hollett, a senior legal professional with 25 years of experience, has been appointed chair of Nova Scotia's Labour Board.

On rappelle aux pêcheurs de homard de faire preuve de prudence en ce début de saison

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On rappelle aux pêcheurs de homard du sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse de faire preuve de prudence pendant cette saison de pêche qui débute le lundi 28 novembre, journée où les casiers seront mis à l’eau.

Lobster Fishermen Reminded to Practise Safety as Season Starts

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Lobster fishermen in southwest Nova Scotia are reminded to stay safe as they launch the start of their season Monday, Nov. 28, commonly known as Dumping Day.

Minister Responds to Request for an External Mediator

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Minister of Labour and Advanced Education Kelly Regan has considered the request from the Nova Scotia Teachers Union to appoint an external mediation officer.

Amendments to the Construction Projects Labour-Management Relations Act

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Legislation introduced today, Nov. 2, will help create a stable labour relations climate for mega-industrial construction projects in Nova Scotia.

Workplace Mental Health and PTSD Conference Kicks Off in Halifax

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Government, emergency responders, health-care professionals, and community advocates are meeting today, Oct. 31, in Halifax to discuss workplace mental health and specifically post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Investment in Infrastructure at St. Francis Xavier University

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A $5 million investment to help create the Mulroney Institute of Government at St. Francis Xavier University will help attract research and spur the local economy.

Province Eases Student Loan Repayment Assistance Plan Rules

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Nova Scotia student loan borrowers using the Repayment Assistance Plan will not be required to make payments on their provincial student loan until they are earning at least $25,000 per year.

Students Celebrate Completion of Summer Youth Apprenticeship Program

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Some Nova Scotia high school students returned to the classroom this September with hands-on trades experience and credits towards their high school diploma.

Investment in Infrastructure at Nova Scotia Community College Lunenburg Campus

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Nova Scotians will benefit from a $5.1 million investment that will replace the exterior wall system at Nova Scotia Community College Lunenburg Campus in Bridgewater.

Advancing Apprenticeship Training

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More young Nova Scotians will have the chance to gain valuable on-the-job training with changes to the province's apprenticeship system.