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Current and Future Industry Workforce


Tourism is a Career…Over 40,000 Nova Scotians work in the Tourism Sector. The Canadian Tourism Industry offers a variety of rewarding careers and will create more than 90,000 new jobs over the next two years. This employment growth will result in tremendous opportunity for Canadians with the appropriate skills, knowledge and attitude.

The 1.6 million Canadians working in the Tourism Sector have many faces…people working in accommodation, food and beverage services, recreation and entertainment, transportation and travel services.

The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council offers three Tourism Scholarships for graduating high school students pursuing post secondary education in tourism.

The Council also offers a scholarship for Tourism Professionals working in the Industry who are interested in pursuing a professional development opportunity to enhance their career.