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2018 Nova Scotia Skills Competition & Career Showcase

Skills Canada – Nova Scotia (SCNS) would like to invite your school to bring a group of students to tour the 2018 Nova Scotia Skills Competition. Online registration is now open. 
Dates and Locations:
NSCC Strait Area Campus – March 21, 2018
NSCC Ivany Campus (formerly Waterfront Campus) – April 6, 2018
NSCC Akerley Campus – April 20, 2018
If you would like to attend more than one event, please submit a separate registration for each event.


$1,500 entrance scholarship to a graduating
Mi’kmaq high school student
Renewable up to four years

Are you a Grade 12 student in Nova Scotia, who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment?
Divert NS is offering seven scholarships to students who have exemplified leadership in protecting
our environment.
To be awarded one of the scholarship prizes, your entry must include:
• A summary of your recent environmental activities
• A letter of reference from someone in your school or community
• A research essay on the issue of film plastic
• A contact information form (included in this package)
Submissions must be emailed in PDF or Word format to (preferably one PDF document).
Deadline for submissions: April 22, 2018

Exam B and grade 9 Social Studies will be written on Friday Feb 2

There will be no classes on Monday (Feb 5) due to Admin day and no classes on Tuesday Feb 6 due to Staff Professional Day.

Classes for Second semester will start on Wednesday Feb 7 and it will be a Day 4.



Feb 4

Deadline to apply March 1

The 2018 NS Power Mi’kmaq Scholarship Program is now open for applications, with an upcoming deadline of April 27, 2018. Please refer to for more information and to submit an application.  NS Power also will be mailing an information package with posters and post cards for promotional purposes, please also find attached.


As a First Nation community, school or organization if you would like to have NS Power in the community for assistance for those students that may wish to discuss the program more and/or help with completing  the application please reach out to Hanneke Tanner-Van Gelderen, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist and Mi’kmaq Scholarship Program Administrator at 902-474-7292 or 


For Gender/Sexuality Alliances at the junior high and high school levels, for both students and teacher/advisors.


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