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Meet the Family – Alumni interview series starts tomorrow May 26th!

Starting Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 – Meet the Family! Chris Gallant, our promotions coordinator, interviews Alumni in this new online feature series.

Thanks to the RBC Foundation for its support for our alumni! #CelebrateSkills #SparkYourSkillsJourney #SkillsChangesLives

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Automotive Painter

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Weekly Essential Skills Challenges: Stop, Drop, & Add!

Join Ethan & Rowan each week for a walkthrough of one of the Essential Skills Challenges we deliver in classrooms across the province. It’ll be something you can do while #stayinghome, all with typical household items & an easy-to-follow-along description. ⁣⁣⁣
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So take a look, have a listen, & enjoy the challenge. We hope this might shine a little light through all of our living room curtains

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Heavy Equipment Technician

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Weekly Essential Skills Challenges: Think Fast!

Join Ethan & Rowan each week for a walkthrough of one of the Essential Skills Challenges we deliver in classrooms across the province. It’ll be something you can do while #stayinghome, all with typical household items & an easy-to-follow-along description. ⁣⁣⁣
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So take a look, have a listen, & enjoy the challenge. We hope this might shine a little light through all of our living room curtains

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Automotive Service Technician

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Weekly Essential Skills Challenges: Stack Attack

Join Ethan & Rowan each week for a walkthrough of one of the Essential Skills Challenges we deliver in classrooms across the province. It’ll be something you can do while #stayinghome, all with typical household items & an easy-to-follow-along description. ⁣⁣⁣
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So take a look, have a listen, & enjoy the challenge. We hope this might shine a little light through all of our living room curtains

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Weekly Essential Skills Challenges: Tasty Tower

Join Ethan & Rowan each week for a walkthrough of one of the Essential Skills Challenges we deliver in classrooms across the province. It’ll be something you can do while #stayinghome, all with typical household items & an easy-to-follow-along description. ⁣⁣⁣
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So take a look, have a listen, & enjoy the challenge. We hope this might shine a little light through all of our living room curtains

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National Volunteer Week

To Alumni, PTC & NTC members, event volunteers, Skilled Futures workshop facilitators & mentors, coaches, try-a-trade volunteers – over 530 people dedicate their time, effort, and heart to Skills Nova Scotia (a whopping 20,000+ hours per yearr!). We can’t thank you enough!  So many of the programs and events we run wouldn’t be possible without you. Please know we love you, we appreciate you, and we celebrate you.

#VolunteerWeek

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