Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council Bridging Community and Industry (BCI)

The Mobile Training Centres (MTCs) are part of the Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council’s ‘Bridging Community and Industry’ training program. This program is co-funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia. The purpose is to deliver industry-based training, identified by labour market needs, for new entrants to the sector/trade with a focus on addressing barriers for underrepresented groups (traditionally marginalized).

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Empowering Women in Trades: The Impact of the Women Unlimited Program 

To be a tradesperson is to be a master of your craft, a problem solver, and a creator. Traditionally, the trades have been male-dominated, shaped by societal norms that often deterred women from participation. However, the Women Unlimited program challenges this notion by actively reshaping the narrative of women in the trades, nurturing their skills, and serving as a bridge to new opportunities. As we explore the stories of two former participants and the program’s dedicated leaders, we witness the impact of Women Unlimited. 

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More Public Housing for Nova Scotians

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister John Lohr and Halifax MP Andy Fillmore, on behalf of Sean Fraser, federal Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, announced today, February 23, the locations of new public housing units in Halifax Regional Municipality and 25 new modular housing units that will be installed in eight communities across the province by end of March.