Thank you to all that attended the Robbie Burns Dinner on Saturday. This was a successful community gathering while also supporting the Atalanta Fundy Hospice and the Digby Hospital Auxiliary. There was a great turnout despite the postponed date.
Thank you again for to all those who supported these worthy causes.
Build a career in the hospitality/ tourism industry with a focus on the accommodation and food service sectors. This unique program is delivered at the iconic Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa (The Pines) along the southwestern shore of Nova Scotia and offers the opportunity to learn and practice job-ready skills in a real-world setting. Students are exposed to the daily operations of a resort; guest services/revenue management/housekeeping/maintenance, food and beverage operations, banquets/events planning, spa services, golf.
Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is privately owned through a partnership with Bear River First Nation. The property is managed by Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc.
Classes start September 2023 at Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa. Offering pending Board approval.
About the Business - Hospitality ProgramThis two-year diploma program prepares you for a career in the hospitality industry.
Why learn at Digby Pines Resort
Nearby student accommodations and meal optionsStudents enrolled in this program have the option to live in nearby accommodations. This unique student housing plan includes:
International StudentsInternational students come to Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) for the practical, hands-on skills they need for a career in Canada or in their home countries. This program has an extended application deadline of May 1, 2023, which is different from our standard International student application deadline.
View the application process for international students.
Robbie Burns dinner is this Saturday! Which means if you didn't have a chance to purchase your ticket yet there is still time!
Contact one of the following to purchase your ticket:
Jackie Dugas 902-247-9546
David Cvet 902-249-0009
Kevin Ellis 902-247-4246
The Breton Group has just started working with many Atlantic, but also several other Canadian companies with a new federal grant.
The Breton Group are working on this project and approved advisors by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) as they are offering a new federal grant called the Canada Digital Adoption program - a brief overview is attached below - it's a 90% funded grant to improve digital processes and marketing/online presence - ($13,500 funded - companies contribute $1,500) - but most companies The Breton Group have worked with end up getting full reimbursement. It's a program designed to relieve the gaps caused by COVID. This is an opportunity for all the members of your organization to all increase their internal processes, marketing and web designs, as well as online presence, which ultimately yields more clients, and company growth.
The Breton Group are approved Federal Government Digital Advisors, and they can help your businesses qualify for a $15,000.00 grant to help build a customized Strategic Roadmap / Digital Adoption Plan.
Eligibility for the grant is:
In the past 4 months they have helped 20+ companies with their CDAP process with many companies being local to them in St. John’s, and as well as several companies in Atlantic Canada such as:
Phase 1 (90% Grant)
Consists of a full company analysis to show if there are any ways to improve business processes and fix internal issues - this is done by implementing a digital roadmap (full scale assessment of functional areas in a company such as accounting systems, supply chain management, customer relationship platforms, etc).
Phase 1 (Free Breton Bonus Add On)
In addition to the Strategic Roadmap / Digital Adoption Plan in Phase 1, they will include a complimentary service at no extra cost, such as:
Upon completion of Phase 1, you will then be eligible for an optional Phase 2 where your business can leverage an interest free, 6 year $50K or $100K loan to implement the recommendations presented in the Phase 1 Strategic Roadmap / Digital Adoption Plan.
More information can be found https://cdapconsultants.ca/
We would like to share a recruitment event that Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is organizing on March 22 with the RDEE Canada network. This national Speed Jobbing will be a great opportunity for employers in the southwest to meet with candidates from Nova Scotia (with work status in Canada), but also to have access to a database of candidates elsewhere in Canada (for a possible move). The registration link is as follows: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/recruiter-registration-virtual-speed-jobbing-tickets-513252310477
They already have registered candidates from various sectors and just waiting to be matched.
Date and time
Wed, 22 March 2023, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM ADT
Federal immigration (IRCC) course on hiring immigrants and the resources available to help employers starts February 22. The series is to help employers learn more about Canada’s economic immigration programs. It is one session every week and they will take questions. See the poster for details and the link to enroll.
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