Business Voice

Latest Issue: July/August 2019

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A Global Mindset

July 2, 2019

ISANS, employers agree hiring newcomers helps both immigrants and business

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Positive business environment

How purpose-led businesses are turning competitive challenges to their advantage

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Member Profile

More fun for all

July 2, 2019

Renovated Zatzman Sportsplex offers new facilities and opportunities

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Skilled workforce

Nova Scotia’s online training tool - SkillsonlineNS is helping build a smarter, more productive, and more competitive workforce in Nova Scotia. SkillsonlineNS gives every business and employee in the province access to skills training– at no cost.

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Skilled workforce

Apprenticeship is exemplary in combining learning on the job with technical training that takes place off the job and provides our youth with opportunities to work and live in Nova Scotia.

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Skilled workforce

Life sciences sector playing growing role in Nova Scotia economy

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Skilled workforce

Work-integrated learning benefits everyone involved, but it takes effort

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Skilled workforce

Halifax’s not-for-profit sector plays a key role in workforce development

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Skilled workforce

Our focus is to increase the number of skilled workers available to employers within our region. We want our youth and immigrants to have the skills and education that our employers are looking for, so supply can match demand.

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Skilled workforce

Purposeful destruction

July 1, 2018

In June, Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) – Atlantic graduated its first cohort of nearly a dozen new companies looking to clear ground to grow their own businesses on through a nine month course using objective-based mentoring.

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Skilled workforce

Startup city

July 1, 2018

Nova Scotia Community College has come a long way in the last couple of decades. NSCC has grown to a complement of more than 120 programs, covering everything from skilled trades to the very latest in science and technology.

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Skilled workforce

After spending years and millions of dollars building a new Halifax Convention Centre to attract people to the city, the success of the enterprise will depend on convincing delegates to leave the building.

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Skilled workforce

Last year, a popular Chrome extension automatically replaced “millennials” in headlines with “snake people.”

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Skilled workforce

Canada’s ocean economy presents both immense opportunity and considerable challenges.

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