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Virtual Challenge Nova Scotia

Date: November 20, 2020

Location(s): All NSCC Locations

Category(s): Competitions, Entrepreneurship

Contact Name: NSCC Entrepreneurship

Email: e2@nscc.ca

Join fellow students online and tackle a social problem facing our province through Challenge Nova Scotia.


  • Fully-virtual.
  • Open to all students. All campuses. All programs.
  • Students will be placed on teams of 3-5. 
  • Teams will receive a challenge question via video address from Premier Stephen MacNeil and President Don Bureaux.
  • The challenge question will be influenced by the One Nova Scotia Coalition’s Report: We Choose Now - A Playbook for Nova Scotians 
  • Teams will have 12 hours to determine a solution and create a 90-second explainer video. 
  • All communications will be done online using Microsoft Teams or other collaboration tools.
  • Solutions are judged by a panel of industry experts and the top three teams are awarded cash prizes.


  • First: $2,000 
  • Second: $1,500 
  • Third: $1,000 


Register on Connect (login required).

Registration is now closed. 


If you have questions about Challenge NS, contact your Challenge NS Coordinator or email e2@nscc.ca

​Akerley Campus​

Swadhin Taneja

​​Annapolis Valley Campus and COGS

Suzanne Milner

​​Burridge Campus

Marcel d’Entremont

Cumberland ​​Campus

Angela Melanson and Amanda Shay​

Digby ​​Learning Centre

Nina Barnaby

​​eCampus Campus

Andrea Ferguson

​​Kingstec Campus

Daniel MacKinnon

IT ​​Campus

​Melodie Joy

​​Ivany Campus

Neil Cody ​

Marconi CampusTroy Perfect

​Pictou ​Campus

Anne McDonah

Shelburne ​​Campus

​Nolan Young

Strait ​Area ​​Campus

Tracy Scott

Truro CampusKatrina Leighton

​If a coordinator isn't listed for your campus, check back soon. The list will be updated if new coordinators come on board.