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Green Jobs Initiative 2019 – Call for Applications

The CPRA Green Jobs Initiative is now accepting applications for Summer 2019! CPRA will support 500 jobs this summer. The program provides wage subsidies to municipalities, Indigenous communities, and other sector organizations to allow them to offer new summer job positions that focus on green career-related activities.

For more information visit the CPRA website: Green Jobs Initiative.

The deadline to apply is February 22, 2019.

The Sharing Tour

  

We are excited to share with you that we will be embarking on a provincial tour in the coming weeks in collaboration with CCH, Communities, Sport, and Recreation Division.

The purpose of the “Sharing Tour” is to present current information and data from the NS Recreation Sector that is the 2018 Municipal Recreation Study summary, Confronting the Challenges of Access to Recreation in NS and the RNS Annual Conference. Additionally,

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Welcome Our Newest RNS Employee!

Kislay Trivedi, IT Project Manager- NSConnect.ca

"I moved from India to Halifax, Nova Scotia in September 2015 and studied computer science at Saint Mary’s University. While studying, I volunteered with different organizations like Halifax Jazz Festival, Halifax international Buskers Festival and much more where I learnt different skills. Also while at university I took part in recreation badminton and volleyball and played soccer, basketball and table tennis in my free time. I started my career as Systems Analyst at Royal Bank of Canada and worked for over a year. I am also a professional freelance website developer and design and develop websites for small businesses and organizations. In my free time I like to cook, travel, and spend time with friends and family."

 

Fuel up for Fun!

FREE sports nutrition guide for parents and coaches of sporty kids ages 6-15 years old.

Written by registered dietitian Carol Harrison and Physical Activity Expert Christa-Costas Bradstreet, this resource is packed with practical ideas, tips and even recipes. Parents and coaches told us it was a highly valuable resource that helps to address challenges like managing mealtimes with busy training schedules and questions like do kids need protein supplements, what to feed kids before physical activity and so much more. Be sure to check it out!  

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Let’s Get Moving NS: action for increasing physical activity

Let’s Get Moving Nova Scotia is an action plan to create a more active, inclusive and healthier population.

Let’s Get Moving will make physical activity more accessible by helping to change the way we think about movement and emphasizing less structured activities. We want to reach Nova Scotians in places where they spend most of their time, like where they live, work, study or play.

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CBRM Recreation Department seeking your assistance

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality Recreation Department is reviewing its hiring policy for summer students and are conducting this survey to help inform this process with current trends provincially and nationally.

Please take a few minutes to assist us with this review by clicking the link and completing the short survey. All answers will be kept confidential and will not be cited as individual examples for purpose of our review.

https://kwiksurveys.com/s/n643bXlW