The provincial government is allocating $1.45 million to increase opportunities for Nova Scotians who want to become early childhood educators. The province announced Tuesday it is working with the Nova Scotia Community College to create 135 new seats in the early childhood education program over the next three years.
NeoThermal Energy from Halifax won a $500 Visa gift card at Volta Labs’ Women Taking Over the World with Tech (WTWT) pitch competition earlier this week.
NeoThermal is a clean-tech company that has developed a heat-storing electrical unit to help homeowners manage their energy consumption. The company has conducted two product tests, one in a private home and the other in a lab at the Nova Scotia Community College campus in Middleton.
A milestone meeting for the 100 Guys Who Share Yarmouth County. They surpassed the $100,000 mark in giving back to the community with their $12,100 donation to the NSCC Foundation - Urgent Aid program at Burridge Campus.
For the last three years, Noethermal Energy Storage Inc. has been working with NSCC’s Applied Research team at the Ivany Campus in Dartmouth. Neothermal’s CEO, Jill Johnson (right), and Chief Research and Technology Officer, Louis Desgrosseilliers (left), have worked closely with Director of Applied Research, Alain Joseph (centre), shortly after they won the Innovacorp Smart Energy Demo Challenge in 2015.
NSCC grad and Paraglide developer Matt MacKenzie is seen with Northwood resident Anne Hicks as he prepares to demonstrate his invention at the care facility in Halifax on July 12. The remote control allows residents to reposition themselves in their wheelchairs via an attachment known as the Paraglide.