15 10, 2021

YMCA NS Works French Services


For more than 30 years, the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth has successfully worked with unemployed individuals in community-based settings to provide employment services for community members seeking employment and career advancement. Across Canada, the YMCA operates nearly 700 employment initiatives. YMCA Nova Scotia Works Employment Services has multiple locations in the Halifax Regional Municipality.  In [...]

YMCA NS Works French Services2021-10-15T13:38:43+00:00
15 10, 2021

Aging and Activity: YMCA Forever Fit


As a population, Canada is aging at a faster rate than we have ever seen before.   According to Statistics Canada, between 1981  and 2011, the number of Canadians increased significantly amongst these three age groups:  For those aged 65  to 74, from 1.5 million (6% of the total population) to 2 million (8%)  For those between 75 [...]

Aging and Activity: YMCA Forever Fit2021-10-15T14:01:20+00:00
15 10, 2021

YMCA Head Start


As students navigate the employment landscape with their future careers in mind, they often require a little ‘head start’ on their journey to success. The landscape for work has changed drastically over the last decades and necessitates preparation to be ready to compete in the job market.   The YMCA Head Start program is designed to [...]

YMCA Head Start2021-10-15T12:42:29+00:00
8 07, 2021

YMCA Abilities in Motion Program (AIM)


The YMCA Abilities in Motion Program (AIM) was founded in 1999 in partnership with the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre (Nova Scotia Health). AIM was born from the need to provide safe, supportive, fully inclusive and affordable access to the rehabilitation centre gym, and its equipment, for community out-patients with mobility concerns - many of [...]

YMCA Abilities in Motion Program (AIM)2021-07-19T13:39:13+00:00
21 05, 2021

Mary Navas


As Coordinator for the Integrated Marketing team at NATIONAL Public Relations, Mary Navas brings a fresh perspective to marketing and communication strategies as well as brand and media development. Mary holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax and was President and CEO of Saint Mary’s University Student’s Association. She [...]

Mary Navas2021-09-24T15:33:56+00:00
21 05, 2021

Jacob Woods


Jacob Woods is a Research Associate at the Nova Scotia Community College.  Jacob is skilled in energy system analysis with experience in renewable power, energy storage and holds an Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology diploma from NSCC. Jacob collaboratively engages with students and faculty annually at NSCC’s open house and tech showcase to highlight [...]

Jacob Woods2021-09-24T15:36:59+00:00
21 05, 2021

Mark Saldanha


Mark Saldanha is the founder and CEO of Greater Love Canada, a national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young adults across Canada to serve those experiencing homelessness. Greater Love aims to throw away the ‘throw-away’ culture by building lifelong friendships with those experiencing homelessness. Since its inception, Greater Love has grown to over [...]

Mark Saldanha2021-09-24T15:35:35+00:00
21 05, 2021

Michelle Bussey


Michelle Bussey  Michelle Bussey is the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Community College Foundation and Alumni Relations. Joining the NSCC Foundation in 2015 as the Director of Development, Michelle led “Make Way”, NSCC’s first province-wide fundraising campaign. It surpassed its original goal of $25 million – raising more than $33 million to [...]

Michelle Bussey2021-09-24T15:15:21+00:00
20 05, 2021

Lora MacEachern


Lora MacEachern is a Senior Government Executive and Lawyer, with extensive experience in leadership, law, human resources, public policy, advocacy, governance and strategic planning. She has served as Nova Scotia’s Associate Deputy Minister of Justice since 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Law from Dalhousie University in Halifax and has been recognized for [...]

Lora MacEachern2021-09-24T15:35:56+00:00