Public News

Boat Shows

The Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association will have an information booth at the:

Halifax International Boat Show 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Come visit the NSBA booth #412 at the Halifax International Boat Show on February 8-11, 2018 to pick up a copy of our annual directory of boatbuilder and marine supplier members – and to learn about career opportunities in the industry and the Boat Builder and Marine Service Technician apprenticeship programs.

The Halifax International Boat Show has been bringing together the largest and most sought-after brands of boats and equipment from across eastern Canada for nearly 40 years. Featuring boats of all shapes and sizes… plus exhibits of marine equipment, marine engines, diesel, gas, outboard and inboard, marine electronics and accessories, docks and dock builders.

For more information, please visit our Events Page for more information!

Job Opportunities

To see if any members of the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association are hiring click on the link.

Member Announcements

Launch of the Vincent Coleman Halifax Ferry. Congratulations to A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.  on the launch of the Vincent Coleman Halifax Ferry on Wednesday January 10, 2018.






Congratulations to Joe Dicks, Production Manager at ABCO Industries Limited, for recently receiving a special award from the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency for his outstanding contributions to advancing apprenticeship training and trades certification. The presentation was made at the NSAA Annual Industry Day, and Premier Stephen McNeil was there to shake Joe’s hand and have a chat.

L to R: Margie Davidson, NSAA; Premier Stephen McNeil, Joe Dicks, Carol MacCulloch, NSAA