Nova Scotia's Workforce Strategy
A provincial Workforce Strategy launched recently will help to address the economic challenges presented by a shrinking workforce and help Nova Scotians acquire the right skills for good jobs.
Premier Darrell Dexter unveiled Nova Scotia's Workforce Strategy, part of the jobsHere plan to grow the economy at Advanced Precision, an aerospace, defence and oceans technology manufacturing company in Dartmouth.
"As the population gets older, people are retiring from the workforce and too few people with the right skills are available to replace them," said Premier Dexter. "Nova Scotia's workforce strategy is about helping us adapt and overcome our new demographic reality."
The Workforce Strategy describes a number of actions under three priority areas: increasing the amount of learning and skills development in the workplace; helping Nova Scotians to prepare for and connect with good jobs; and growing the workforce, both in numbers and skills.
Watch a recorded video of the full launch event on YouTube.