Courses coming up

Upcoming Course Dates!   February is starting to look like the busiest month yet for Nova First Aid. We are doing several private courses for organizations along with our regular public courses at the Red Cross Building @ 133 Troop Ave in Burnside. There is still space available in the public courses on the following dates:

Worldwide Survey On First Aid

Worldwide Survey on First Aid   The Red Cross has launched an online survey to get a bigger picture of the types of emergencies that people around the world run into. There is no current database for this type of information. The survey is short, well written and easy to accomplish. Written in 19 languages[…]

Holiday Networking

What have we been up to? Lots of networking. Events ranging from the Center for Women in Business, Chamber of Commerce, and the Platform Workspace in Bedford. Halifax is a small city, full of entrepreneurial enthusiasm. We wanted to take a minute to talk about some of the companies/entrepreneurs we have met over the past[…]

Youth Programs Are Here!

The Canadian Red Cross has announced its new Youth program. Stay Safe is tailored to ages 9-11 and covers a variety of safety subjects and first aid. Nova First Aid will be providing this program in early 2017. Stay Safe was a much-needed revival of the youth program and the Red Cross did a wonderful[…]

Local Business Grant Winner

We are proud to announce Nova First Aid was one of the two companies picked for the Local Business Grant 2016 with the Credit Union Atlantic here in Halifax. The grant is awarded to companies and organizations who are making a social, community focused impact. At Nova First Aid we are proud to provide free[…]

Win with First Aid

We at Nova First Aid are proud to announce our premier Online First Aid course is scheduled for October 17th. To celebrate we are giving away one free spot in this course on Facebook. The contest is open to all individuals in Nova Scotia, Canada, who are over the age of 18. The winner will[…]

We did it!

Open for business. I am proud to announce that Nova First Aid is officially open for business. We are up and running in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. We are offering our first course this coming weekend August 20-21st. It’s a two-day Standard First Aid course full of useful and hands on knowledge. When I started[…]

First Purchase!

The top contenders for names are: (hint say these out loud) Sophie-Kate Choe King Annie Phil Axis Mr.Burns Anaïs Thetic Ane-Gina We at Nova First Aid are proud to announce we have purchased our first set of CPR manikins for review. We bought the Basic Buddy from Nasco and the review post coming soon. Until[…]

Teaching Kids to call 9-1-1

    On the news you might have heard about young children calling 9-1-1 and being able to help someone in need. Often these stories involve a child as young as 4-6. I started to think of ideas for my blog and this seemed like a natural. My oldest child is at the perfect age[…]