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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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Skilled Futures for Women in Yarmouth

Seventy young women in grades 8, 9, and 10 from the Tri-County Regional Centre for Education and Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial will be attending Skilled Futures for Women,

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National Skilled Trades & Technology Week!

Over 80 indigenous youth from across the province will be attending Skilled Futures at STEMFest,

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