• Centre for Women in Business Spring Finale Spotlights Women Leading Digital Technology in NS May 19, 2017

    May 18, 2017

    HALIFAX, NS –The Centre for Women in Business will wrap up its 2016-2017 year on Tuesday May 30 with its annual Spring Finale. The event will feature a Digital Diversity Awards presentation in partnership with Digital Nova Scotia, and a keynote Q&A with Laurie MacKeigan, President of audiovisual technology leader Backman Vidcom.


  • Edunova Workplace Vouchers Initiative May 12, 2017

    Are you an employer in Nova Scotia who could benefit from a wage subsidy to hire a recent graduate?
    Edunova Workplace Vouchers provide short term wage subsidies to employers in Nova Scotia to hire recent international graduates from the EduNova STAY-NS cohort program. EduNova is coordinating the Workplace Vouchers and providing a wage subsidy of up to $6,400 per graduate hired, to offset and support paid work.


  • Fall 2017 CEI Co-op Funding Application Deadline: May 19, 2017 May 11, 2017

    The Cooperative Education Incentive (CEI) provides wage assistance to private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations offering career-related work experiences for co-op students.

    Employers must pay a minimum of $15 per hour plus 4% vacation pay. CEI reimburses $7.50 per hour to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

    Employers participating in the Industrial Research Assistance Program and the Scientific Research & Experimental Development tax credit may be eligible to receive up to $10 per hour for positions offering the minimum hourly wage of $15 per hour or higher.


  • Canadian Technology Accelerator Initiative Recruitment – Fall 2017 May 9, 2017

    Global Affairs Canada is now recruiting the fall 2017 cohorts (August – December 2017) for the Canadian Technology Accelerator Initiative. Programs will be running simultaneously Boston, New York, and Silicon Valley. (more…)

  • Annapolis Valley Students Explore Careers in Technologies May 2, 2017

    Digital Nova Scotia is one of the proud sponsors for the Skilled Futures in Technology, presented by Skills Canada – Nova Scotia (SCNS) on Wednesday, May 3. This career exploration event, which is set to take place at Acadia University, promotes technology use and innovation to junior and senior high school students through educational, fun and interactive workshops ranging from robotics and computer programing to motion capture applications. Sixty students in grades 8, 9 and 10 from the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board are expect to attend on Wednesday.  (more…)

  • REDspace selected as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2017 April 25, 2017

    Here at Digital Nova Scotia, we’re excited to share with you that REDspace has been selected as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2017!  This award recognizes companies with under 500 employees who demonstrate exceptional workplaces and forward-thinking human resource policies.

    As a business which has doubled in size over the last two years in an industry that is hungry for talent, REDspace has worked tirelessly to create an office, a culture, and work environment in which their employees can thrive. Why? Because they care about their employees resulting in a turnover rate of less than 3% and constant growth.


  • Atlantic Immigration Pilot Helps Filling Labour Gaps April 24, 2017

    According to the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration website, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a creative approach to addressing our province’s labour market challenges.

    Starting in March 2017, employers in Nova Scotia are able to use the Pilot to hire foreign workers. (more…)

  • The Next Talent Wave: Navigating the Digital Shift – ICTC’s Labour Market Outlook Report 2017-2021 April 19, 2017

    The Information and Communcations Technology Council (ICTC) has recently released their latest labour market forecast for the next 5 years: The Labour Market Outlook 2017-2021.

    This report is a critical toolbox for navigating the ever-changing and rapidly evolving ICT employment landscape in Canada. The work force of tomorrow is rapidly changing amidst unprecedented technological advancements, evolving global economic outlook, as well as social, demographic, trade, and environmental prospects. “In many cases, change in one of these areas will result in change in another and vice versa, leading to a chain reaction of accelerated transformation with broad impact and implications on the labour market” said Jack Noppé, Kinaxis Chief Technology Officer.

    To learn more, or to download the report please visit the ICTC website.


  • Call for Application for the first Canadian EduTech K-12 Mission to NYC. April 13, 2017

    The Consulate General of Canada in New York in partnership with the (NYCDOE) New York City Department of Education’s iZone is organizing EduTech K-12 Mission to NYC, May 24/25, 2017.  Companies selected will take part in the two-day mission, which will include workshops, panel discussions, pitch practice, and a networking event with the local education community. Deadline to apply April 30th.

    Download the Application Form Here


  • Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia to speak at TEDxKelowna March 24, 2017

    Digital Nova Scotia is excited to share that our President & CEO, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia has been invited to speak at TEDxKelowna in British Columbia on June 10th, 2017.

    Ulrike’s talk is entitled Redefining Leadership with Disruption and HumanITy and she will be representing Atlantic Canada, as she joins thought-provoking speakers from across the country for an evening filled with inspiration. (more…)