News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 9)

Keeping Young Workers Safe on the Job

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is working to keep young people safe on the job.

Excellence and Innovation Fund Helps Launch New Social Lab

Labour and Advanced Education

Students, academic experts and professionals will have a hand in solving community challenges at a new social lab based at Saint Mary's University.

Celebrating Achievements in Literacy

Labour and Advanced Education

Andy Ewing overcame obstacles that would have caused many to abandon their educational goals.

Minister's Labour Day Message

Labour and Advanced Education

As we celebrate Labour Day, I want to take this opportunity to recognize, honour and celebrate Nova Scotia workers from Yarmouth to Glace Bay and all points between.

Inspections Helping to Make Sure Workers are Safe on the Job

Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational Health and Safety officers are making safety a top priority for landscaping workers this summer.

Officers Investigate Workplace Fatality

Labour and Advanced Education

Officers from the Department of Labour and Advanced Education's occupational health and safety division continue to investigate the death of a forestry worker who was found in the woods Tuesday, July 28, in Little Narrows, Victoria Co.

Officers Investigate Workplace Fatality

Labour and Advanced Education

Officers from the Department of Labour and Advanced Education's occupational health and safety division continue to investigate the death of a man who drowned at Nova Scotia Power's Annapolis Royal tidal power station Wednesday, July 15.

2015 Johnstone Scholarship Awarded

Labour and Advanced Education

A student from the Maritime Muslim Academy is the winner of a prestigious provincial scholarship recognizing leadership in multiculturalism and human rights.

Des centaines d'adultes reçoivent leur diplôme d'études secondaires

Labour and Advanced Education

Helen Babineau fait partie des 530 adultes qui reçoivent ce mois-ci leur diplôme de 12e année par le truchement de l'École de formation des adultes de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Hundreds of Adults Receive Their High School Diploma

Labour and Advanced Education

Helen Babineau is one of 530 adults receiving a Grade 12 diploma this month through the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning.

Un nouveau plan pour améliorer la sécurité des pêches

Workers' Compensation Board / Fisheries and Aquaculture / Labour and Advanced Education

Les pêcheurs, l’industrie et le gouvernement ont rendu public aujourd’hui, 4 juin, à Eastern Passage, un plan pour accroître la sécurité dans l’industrie de la pêche commerciale en Nouvelle-Écosse.

New Plan to Improve Fishing Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Fisheries and Aquaculture / Workers' Compensation Board

Fishermen, industry and government released a plan today, June 4, in Eastern Passage, aimed at making Nova Scotia's commercial fishing industry safer.

Des apprentis obtiennent leur certification

Labour and Advanced Education

Comme la plupart des jeunes garçons, Albert (A.J.) Wood, de Lawrencetown dans le comté d'Annapolis, aimait les gros camions et il était déterminé à faire de cet intérêt une carrière.

Apprentices Advance to Certification

Labour and Advanced Education

Like most young boys, Albert (A.J.) Wood, from Lawrencetown, Annapolis Co., loved big trucks and he was determined to turn that interest into a career.

On encourage les travailleurs à faire preuve de prudence cet été

Workers' Compensation Board / Labour and Advanced Education

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais que la sécurité doit être leur priorité au travail cet été.

Workers Encouraged to be Safe This Summer

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians are reminded to make safety a top priority on the job this summer.

Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Deceased Worker

Labour and Advanced Education

Acting Labour and Advanced Education Minister Karen Casey is sending condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of a fisherman who died Saturday, May 16, from a workplace accident in Pictou County.

Strategy, Education Changes to Better Support Nurses

Health and Wellness / Labour and Advanced Education

A new nursing strategy and an improved undergraduate nursing education program will help Nova Scotia attract and keep the nurses it needs well into the future.

Hundreds Gather to Promote Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education

More than 250 safety professionals kicked off North American Occupational Safety and Health Week at a symposium in Dartmouth, today, May 4.

Charges Laid in Workplace Fatality

Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational Health and Safety officers have charged a Halifax company in the workplace death of a 47-year-old man.