Welcome Nick!

We’re pleased to welcome our new Policy Analyst, Nick Cunningham! Nick originally grew up in New Brunswick and now lives in Halifax. He attended Saint Mary’s University where he completed … Continued

Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary Program

The Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary program aims to help address the labour gap for primary agriculture producers and introduce agriculture to students as a viable career option! Students must be … Continued

Meet Caitlyn!

We’re happy to introduce Workforce Development Coordinator, Caitlyn Clements! Caitlyn grew up in Bass River, NS, and attended Dalhousie University in Halifax for a B.A., double majoring in Economics and … Continued

Temporary Pathway to Permanent Residence

IRCC Temporary Public Policies  There are new temporary public policies to facilitate the granting of permanent residence for foreign nationals in Canada. The temporary resident to permanent resident pathway is … Continued

Youth Employment and Skills Program

Applications are open for the Youth Employment and Skills Program through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada! The Youth Employment and Skills Program provides a wage subsidy to employers who hire Canadian … Continued

Meet Nicole!

Introducing Member Services Coordinator, Nicole Shanahan Nicole Shanahan is originally from Cole Harbour and now lives in Truro. She has a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from Memorial University of Newfoundland … Continued

Introducing SkillsPass

We are pleased to introduce our new partnership with SkillsPass, a training management platform offering a library of online courses, training, and webinars specific to our industry. Funded by Labour … Continued

HR Series Week 6

HR Best Practices Series  Week 6 – Labour Legislation Compliance: Don’t let your eyes glaze over so quickly!  Labour legislation compliance is so important.  Employers and employees need to know … Continued

HR Series Week 5

HR Best Practices Series  Week 5 – Health and Safety: A healthy and safe workplace means every team member gets home at the end of the day—and everyone plays a … Continued

HR Series Week 4

HR Best Practices Series  Week 4 – Training and Development:  A workforce of well-trained employees ploughs the ground for high performance on your farm. To retain workers, reduce turnover costs, … Continued

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