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Weekly Essential Skills Challenges: Spell, not Spill

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: Bricklayers

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: See it, Build it

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: Electricians

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: Maze Runner

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: Carpenters

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

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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