Entries by Alison Clack

Innovation in the Trades

Hear from three apprentices and their employers about how the skilled trades have changed over the years and how innovation plays a key role in their industry. See Video

CMHC Preliminary Housing Starts July 2015

In Nova Scotia, the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts in all areas was 6,124 units in July 2015, down 20.4 per cent from June’s revised estimate of 7,695. up 0.9 per cent from the previous month’s revised level of 7,627 (which was the highest since October of 2012). July 2015’s estimate is an […]

Apprenticeship Board Invites Applications for Members of a Construction Electrician Trade Advisory Committee

The Apprenticeship Board of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency is inviting applications for members of a Construction Electrician Trade Advisory Committee. The Committee is tasked with reviewing and revising the trade regulation and advising the NSAA Board with a multi-year plan for the Construction Electrician trade.  It will also serve as the program advisory committee […]

Cautious Optimism for Proposed LMI Council

“The more attention that provincial governments give to things like harmonization of apprenticeship and looking at easier qualification recognition can only help in terms of having a more streamlined approach,” says CCA President Michael Atkinson. Read more