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Many are unaware of what the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia does and what benefits it offers to its members. Third-party benefactors are as follows:

The Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia provides education for licence upgrading and/or professional development, often times at no cost to the membership.

Zomaron is a preferred provider of merchant services and offers preferential rates for accepting digital payments.  Zomaron also offers Siris Salon/Spa software that is easily installed for your convenience.  We encourage you to take advantage of these great benefits for your business.  Visit Zomaron and save save save!   Click "Find Out More" to get a free quote!  If Zomaron cannot meet or beat your prices, you'll receive a $500 cash incentive for your time!

Eclipse Media Group Inc. (902.443.3244) Get a great look online! Have Eclipse build your professional website for $79.00+ HST per month (includes hosting). This special offer for members will build you an easy to navigate websites with up to five content pages, photo gallery, Social media links, Testimonials, contact us form, google map, secure cloud hosting and email accounts. In todays world it is necessary to have a functional, sophisticated website to be in business today. Let the team at Eclipse help you out; for concept, design, and maintenance... they do it all!

alt HOTELS BY LE GERMAIN (Halifax Airport) Special Association offer when you book your meeting in one of our cutting-edge meeting rooms and enjoy a special guest room rate starting at $119.  Directly linked to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.  For more information, please contact sales at sales.halifax@althotels.ca or toll-free 1 (855) 258-5775 for more information.

Future Inn (902.443.4333) Conveniently located in Clayton Park West, just 20 minutes from downtown Halifax.  Adjacent to Bayers Lake shopping district and the Association. The Future Inn offers all members preferred rates.  

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Sydney (902.565.9466) Located in Sydney, Cape Breton offers exclusive room rates (breakfast and parking included.) 

Hampton Inn by Hilton - Sydney (902.564.6555) Wants you to feel “at home” in one of their beautiful, air-conditioned rooms at the special CANS $119 room rate. Each room features kitchenettes (with refrigerators and microwaves,) wireless internet access, and LCD TVs. The hotel boasts rec, spa, and premium amenities; including indoor pool, waterslide, fitness centre, and a restaurant.

Holiday Inn, Bedford (902-444-6700) Invites you to stay at their newly renovated hotel at the special CANS room rate $121. The hotel boasts complimentary breakfast, parking and internet. Booking Code: 100284615

Investors Group Offers the membership a Group RRSP. Members have access to an Investors Group Consultant who provides confidential, personalized financial advice covering topics such as retirement planning, saving for a child’s education, tax planning, cash management, and estate planning.  Call today to meet with your local Consultant for a complimentary update on your financial plan:
Central and Western Nova Scotia: (902) 468.3444 -- Rose Hopkins or Karen Clements
Eastern Nova Scotia including Cape Breton: (902) 562.5000 -- Ken MacLean, Joanna MacIntyre or John Cashin

Caldwell Roach (902.893.4204) assists members in securing home, auto, and business insurance.  Are you a salon or spa owner?  Caldwell Roach can provide coverage for Professional Liability, Business Interruption, Employee Belongings, Employer Liability, Crime, and much more.  Customized packages are available to accommodate the insurance needs from the largest salons and spas to small one chair operations. 

Southport Asset Management (902.446.3900) Pleased to be the Association’s exclusive provider for the following benefits: personal health and dental, company group insurance, travel, and long-term disability benefits.

AIL Insurance (800.589.8181) Offers members a free $4,000 Accidental Death Policy and an optional family eye-care program. Valid as long as licence is current.

DISCLAIMER: Members are not obligated to purchase any products offered by AIL Insurance post registration with the Cosmetology Association.  The Accidental Death Policy is automatic.  Any contact a member may have with AIL post registration with the Cosmetology Association is voluntary and the Cosmetology Association is not responsible for any decisions made regarding policy purchase, including the voluntary provision of DNA samples.

Safety Services Nova Scotia (902.454.9621) Offers programs at discounted rates such as WHMIS, driver, and First Aid training.

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Individuals working with any type of chemicals are required by law to have WHMIS training. Safety Services Nova Scotia is proud to offer members exclusive discounts.

Allan Marshall & Associates Inc. (888.371.8900) Wants to help members experiencing financial difficulty. Individuals and businesses can contact the company using Client Code 3488-3468 to receive counselling in relation to credit, assets, bankruptcy, and more.

Travel Club by Flight Centre (866.725.5865) Offers members personal travel consultants with access to the widest range of airfares, tours, cruises, hotels, and holiday packages at the best prices. Also, get $50 off bookings and a quote within 24-hours after inquiry. Use CANS Member ID "TC0140".

ParkNFly Halifax (902.873.4574) Offers members 20% off parking. Whether you are taking a holiday or traveling for work, ParkNFly will save you money anytime you’re in the air!  To access and view your corporate rate online please click Park'N Fly and simply use the corporate discount code at time of check out and enjoy the superior savings you're entitled to receive. Corporate Discount Code: 1019400

Discount Car Rental (866.744.0123 ext.832) Offers members affordable rental options to get you where you need to go! View the member discount rates and book online with the username: "NSCOSMETOLOGY” and password: “33172.”

Coldwell Banker- Supercity Realty Offers member 20% off your selling commission and 20% buying commission cash back. To receive more information on this exclusive offer, call (902) 450.5752, and visit Coldwell Banker’s website for more information on the company and its services.

Killerclean (902.233.5557) Offers members 20% off all services; including residential/business cleaning, car care, and laundry and grocery shopping.

Big Dig Excavating Ltd. (902.237.7278) Offers members ten per cent off all services; including excavation, drain installation/repair, demolition, trucking, foundation repair, sodding, and fire/insurance clean-ups.
Cosmetology Association (NS)
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS  B3S 1A2

Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday 8:30 - 4:30
Friday 8:30 - 3:00

*Holiday or Weather closures/cancellations will be noted in the Calendar
Office: (902)468-6477
Fax: (902)468-7147
Toll Free: (800)765-8757

General Inquiries

Provincial Exam Information

Executive Director
Dana Sharkey, CAE




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