Expert Panel Discussion: Recruiting Relief
Join us for a round-table Discussion – Labor Shortage Shortfall: Where have all the workers gone?
Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 am
Address: Todd Hunter Room, East Hants SportsPlex, 1076 Highway #2, Lantz
Guest panelists will provide an overview of the labor shortage crisis in Nova Scotia and the communities surrounding East Hants; discuss issues and solutions such as hiring underutilized members of the labor force to assist our businesses and economy in sustaining and growing
Panelists will include:
- Stacey Ingraham, President of the EHCC
- Debbie Lawrence, Abundant Living
- Shelley Bent, Director of Programs, NS Office of Immigration
- Mike Little, Employer Engagement Specialist, Teamwork Bridge
“Labour shortages are most serious in Atlantic Canada. The extent of labour shortages in the Atlantic region was surprising because it has a higher unemployment rate than the Canadian average. Factors contributing to this result include the region’s older population, lower labour participation rate and higher share of seasonal workers.
Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 from 9am-4pm
The Country Harvest Festival is a fun-filled day designed to showcase everything wonderful about farming, agriculture and country living in our region. This event is presented by the East Hants and Districts Chamber of Commerce and co-hosted with NovaStrong. You will experience great Music, Fabulous Food and an exciting Lumberjack Show. There will be something for everyone! There is lots of room on the grounds for you, your family and friends to run over rows of huge hay bales, participate in an obstacle course, enjoy a Hangi Feast and Corn Boil. And much more! All Day Event Schedule here.