Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

The Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour has a mandate to ensure the province has highly educated graduates and skilled workers for a fast-growing economy. This includes creating a climate which is conducive to economic growth, competitiveness and prosperity. This will be achieved through a spectrum of programs, services, and supports.

Latest News

    • The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced more than $1.15 million for three research projects through the Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre.
    • The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skill and Labour is inviting employers to submit an application for the Digital Skills for Youth Program, which connects youth who are post-secondary graduates with training and employment related to digital skills.
    • The Provincial Government continues to support job creation and economic growth through the Job Creation Partnerships (JCP) program. The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced that to date this fiscal year, 220 projects employing 1,300 people have been approved, totaling more than $10 million.
    • The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced the appointment of Andrew G. Haire as the College of the North Atlantic student representative on the Council on Higher Education.
    • The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today toured NEWCO Metal and Auto Recycling’s new processing facility in Foxtrap, Conception Bay South.
    • The Provincial Government today announced three re-appointments to the Labour Relations Board. The original appointments were made through the merit-based appointment process established by the Independent Appointments Commission Act.
    • The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour and the Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, are acknowledging today Bastille Day.
    • Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Bernard Davis, ministre de l’Enseignement postsecondaire, des Compétences et du Travail, célèbre la Fête nationale française.
    • The Provincial Government is seeking input in the form of a survey in response to a request for Right to Title legislation for the Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL).
    • The Provincial Government will open a fourth round of Expressions of Interest for prospective immigrants around the world who wish to settle in the province and be engaged in the daily operation of a business they create, join, or take over.
    • Non-profit community organizations are invited to submit proposals for the 2019-20 Linkages program, which helps young people between the ages of 18-30 gain meaningful employment.