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New website coming

It’s been a year of change, to say the least. We’re excited that one very good change will be a website overhaul. Look for it before the end of October 2020!

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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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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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2019 Nova Scotia Skills Competition Results

2019 Nova Scotia Skills Competition results are found here.

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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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