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Annual General Meeting
2017 AGM Dates: Sept. 16-18 in Cape Breton.
About the 2016 AGM
Get the run down on the 2016 AGM Weekend Event.
View the 2016 Masquerade and Men's Couture Competition entries.
Discover the benefits and discounts you get just for being a member!
Act & By-Laws
Act Respecting Cosmetology
Cosmetology Association By Laws
Nova Scotia Licence Holders
Learn who must hold a Nova Scotia Cosmetology licence.
Learn how to get a licence to legally practice Cosmetology in Nova Scotia.
Forms & Fees
Locate application, registration and renewal forms for new and current members, businesses and schools.
Find information on exam instructions and guidelines, and work permits.
Login to challenge the NS Cosmetology Provincial Exam.
Take a class to help further your knowledge, career and success as a cosmetologist or N.S. business owner.
Compliance Information for the Cosmetologist
Make sure you are practicing Cosmetology safely and correctly.
Safety Information for the Client
See what you should look for during your next salon or spa visit.
Submit a Complaint Form to the Executive Director.
School & College Directory
View a list of schools and colleges offering Cosmetology programs.
Apply for a Nova Scotia salon or spa employment opportunity
Locate contact information for Industry resources
Salon & Spa Directory
Locate a licensed Nova Scotia salon or spa near you
Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada, B3S 1A2
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On the Road Education
The Association will be visiting Cape Breton (Jan. 15-18), the Annapolis Valley (Feb. 05-08), and New Glasgow (March 05-08) to bring to members exclusive education and informational breakout sessions. Click
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Happy New Year!
The Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia wishes you a very happy, prosperous and safe New Year. Here's to 2017!
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