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Weekly Essential Skills Challenges

So you are homebound, saving the world, yearning to be challenged by a fun activity. Yearn no more! From April 6- June 1, SCNS will be releasing an interactive weekly Essential Skills Challenge for your kids or students to do from home. Not sure what the 9 Essential Skills are? Check out this video!

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NOTICE OF CANCELLATION – 2020 Nova Scotia Skills Competition

In the interest of the greater public of Nova Scotia, our participants, teachers, volunteers, partners, and staff, health and safety is a top priority for Skills Canada – Nova Scotia. After careful consideration and in light of the ongoing developments and public health recommendations regarding COVID-19, we regret to announce the 2020 Nova Scotia Skills Competition & Career Showcase events have been cancelled.
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Announcing the new SCNS Alumni Association President

We are very pleased to announce Nicole Hamilton has been selected as the new Skills Canada – Nova Scotia (SCNS) Alumni Association President and Nova Scotia representative on the National Alumni Committee.

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Zach Walsh Awarded Medallion of Excellence at WorldSkills

It is with pride and enthusiasm that we announce Zach Walsh, aged 22 from Cambridge, Nova Scotia has been awarded a Medallion of Excellence in refrigeration and air conditioning at WorldSkills, a 4-day international competition in Kazan, Russia from August 22-27, 2019. 

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Team Nova Scotia wins 19 medals at the Skills Canada National Competition

The 25th annual Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) was hosted in Halifax for the first time since 2006.

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Win $10,000 in Dewalt Stanley Black and Decker tools

Want to win up to $10,000 in Dewalt Stanley Black and Decker tools for your school’s trade or technology workspace?

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2019 Nova Scotia Skills Competition Results

2019 Nova Scotia Skills Competition results are found here.

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Students in Metro Explore Careers in Technology

Sixty students in grades 8, 9, and 10 from the Halifax Regional Centre for Education and Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial will be attending Skilled Futures in Technology,

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SCNS Recognizes Long-Standing Volunteers

Skills Canada – Nova Scotia (SCNS) relies heavily on the support of volunteers.

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