From Nova Scotia Government press release: An advanced heart-care service currently available only in Halifax will be part of new expansions at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson announced today, October 7.
From Saltwire: The federal government investing more than $28 million into helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Atlantic Canada hire apprentices in Red Seal trades.
From Daily Commercial News: Billed as a grand effort to aid downtown revitalization in a city of 31,000, the new Marconi campus on Sydney, N.S.’s waterfront will, when finished, be a spectacular splash in a town that has seen little major urban renewal.
From Daily Commercial News: The Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH), the island’s only major health care facility serving a population of just over 100,000, is undergoing its first major expansion since the hospital was built in Sydney in the early 1990s.
From CTV: The sound of construction work in downtown Sydney, N.S., is hard to tune out, but it’s music and money to the ears for businesses in the area.
From Province of Nova Scotia: New Waterford is a step closer to a new school and community wellness centre. Tender packages totalling more than $6.5 million for the construction of a new Breton Education Centre and community wellness centre were awarded today, July 8, to Brilun Construction Ltd., Flynn Canada Ltd. and PMC Roofing Limited. The work includes the construction of exterior walls and roofing.
More skilled trades workers can seek certification in Nova Scotia with changes the Province is making to apprenticeship training requirements.