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Nova Scotia. Department of Advanced Education and Job Training

Other forms of name:
Nova Scotia. Department of Vocational and Technical Training (1986)
Nova Scotia. Department of Human Resources Development and Training (1985)

The Department of Human Resources Development and Training was established in 1985 to assume responsibility, formerly held by the Department of Labour (now Labour and Advanced Education), for labour market programs, apprenticeship, and vocational, trades, technical and technological training. In 1986 the department's name was changed to Vocational and Technical Training. In 1987 the department assumed responsibility for post-secondary education and its name was changed again to Advanced Education and Job Training. In 1992 the department was dissolved and its functions transferred to the Department of Education (now Education and Early Childhood Development.)

Notes: Authority record based on Orders in Council 85-1303 (26 Nov. 1985), 87-1455 (3 Dec. 1987); Statutes of Nova Scotia: 1986 c. 19, 1988 c. 30, 1992 c. 14.

see also Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

see also Department of Labour and Advanced Education

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