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Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, COVID-19 Update, 19 April 2020

NS COVID-19 Update for 19 April 2020

April 19, 2020 at 6:21 pm

Daily briefing Today’s briefing began with both Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang sending condolences to the those affected by today’s live-shooter incident in Portapique, NS, and I can’t believe I just had to write that sentence, but here we are. Dr. Strang then announced five deaths related toRead More

NS COVID-19 Update for 16 April 2020

NS COVID-19 Update for 16 April 2020

April 16, 2020 at 7:08 am

Daily briefing Dr. Robert Strang announced 30 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing Nova Scotia’s total to 579. Long-term care facilities were the subject of much discussion again today. As of April 15, there were seven licensed long-term care homes in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 42Read More

WIPSI Revisited: New Totals, New Names

WIPSI Revisited: New Totals, New Names

August 16, 2017 at 11:45 am

Remember WIPSI? I know it sounds like a toy from the ’70s — a plastic lemon you’d tether to your ankle and skip over, maybe — but it’s actually Nova Scotia‚Äôs Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive program. I wrote about it way back in June after stumbling upon aRead More

DIY Government-Funded Training?

DIY Government-Funded Training?

June 28, 2017 at 12:15 pm

Nova Scotia’s Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive (WIPSI) program (which could also be called the “Let a Thousand Consultancies Bloom” program) has existed since 2010 and since 2014 has been “an initiative of the Canada-Nova Scotia Job Grant.” The program gives Nova Scotia “[b]usinesses, social enterprises and revenue-generating non-for-profitRead More