StudentsNS Report: Nova Scotia Must Tap Potential of International Students

June 17, 2013

Halifax, N.S. —A prosperous and sustainable future for Nova Scotia depends on the province’s ability to tap the potential of international students, according to a report released today by StudentsNS. The report finds that international students are critically important to Nova Scotia as potential immigrants, pupils in our classrooms, and cultural and economic contributors. However, the government and our universities may be squandering this opportunity by failing to support these students’ successful integration. More

Poll: Nova Scotia youth prioritize action on employment crisis

June 5, 2013

Halifax, N.S.—In a Youth Poll released today by the Springtide Collective, 42% of respondents reported that “jobs and the economy” was the most important issue facing Nova Scotia. The finding further confirms that youth are facing an employment crisis in the province, at a time when the 45+ age group has absorbed almost all post-recession employment growth. More