New Opportunities for Work (NOW) Program

The New Opportunity for Work (NOW) Program was a large-scale demonstration pilot aimed at fostering innovations across the employment services system in Nova Scotia.

NOW Expected Program Results

The following are the expected results of the program:

  • At least 150 individuals from underrepresented groups will be attached to full-time, sustainable, and meaningful employment.
  • Participating employers will recognize the value of a diverse workforce.
  • Results of the program will be used to inform the policy and program design of other existing and future labour market programs, thus, impacting the participation rates of underrepresented groups into the future.
  • Labour market attachment, in industries which have identified a need and have a labour shortage, will be increased.