Human Resource Development

A strong employee base is critical to operating a successful business. Whether you are hiring new employees or looking at training requirements for existing employees, the following organizations may be of assistance.

Canada/Nova Scotia Business Service Centre

The Canada/Nova Scotia Business Service Centre delivers a wide range of business information services for anyone starting, expanding or operating business.

1575 Brunswick St,
Halifax, N.S., B3J 2G1
Phone: 902-426-6530
Toll Free: 800-668-1010
Fax: 902-426-6530
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Website: http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - Labour Market and Industry Information

Information includes labour market reviews, Nova Scotia statistics, industry summaries and community profiles.
Website: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/workplaceskills/labour_market_information/index.shtml

Worker's Compensation Board

The mission of the WCB is to coordinate the workers' compensation system to assist injured workers and their employers by providing timely health care and rehabilitative support to facilitate the efforts of injured workers to return to work; and by providing appropriate compensation work-related disabilities.

P.O. Box 1150,
Halifax, NS, B3J 2Y2
Phone: 902-491-8999
Toll Free: 1-800-870-3331
Website: www.wcb.ns.ca

Occupational Health and Safety Division - Nova Scotia Government

The Occupational Health & Safety Division (OH&S) concentrates its efforts on safe and healthy workplaces, and work practices, and safety standards protecting the general public.
Website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/lwd/