• Networking,  Professional Development

    CES-NS Journal Club (May 25) – Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubMay 25, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvcO2oqjosHtA7h2YHgb6FcDyuw6YIT-Tw CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. This month’s article is from the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled: Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators Article abstract: The professionalization of evaluation means different things to different people, and as a result, the field lacks a clear understanding of how to empirically assess evaluator professionalism. This exploratory study used a sociological model to study the…

  • Contracts & Jobs

    Employment Opportunity: Planning and Evaluation Consultant with Nova Scotia Health

    Nova Scotia Health is hiring for a Planning and Evaluation Consultant position. The location of the position is flexible within NSH, and will be determined by the successful candidate. This is a long assignment full-time position, beginning as soon as possible with an expected end date of June 19, 2023. The closing date for applications is May 25, 2022. For more information and to apply, please visithttps://jobs.nshealth.ca/nsha/job/Dartmouth-Planning-&-Evaluation-Consultant-PH-NS-B3B-0E8/559592717/

  • Contracts & Jobs

    Employment Opportunity: Evaluation Analyst / Senior Audit and Evaluation Officer with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Veterans Affairs Canada

    The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Veterans Affairs Canada are hiring Evaluation Analysts / Senior Audit and Evaluation Officers. Positions are available in Fredericton (New Brunswick), Moncton (New Brunswick), St. John’s (Newfoundland and Labrador), Halifax (Nova Scotia), and Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island). Virtual/telework arrangements may be considered. Closing date for applications is May 31, 2022 (23:59, Pacific Time) For more information and to apply, please visit https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1773608

  • Uncategorized

    Looking for a lower-carbon way to enjoy travelling? Consider the train!

    Did you know that in Canadian Evaluation Society members, and our travel companions, are eligible for a 5% corporate discount on the lowest available VIA Rail fair? Using this discount for business or leisure travel can be a great lower-carbon travel choice, and will help CES register a volume of sale so we can upgrade to a higher discount category in future years! The VIA Rail comparison tool compares carbon emissions and “productive time” of flight, train, and driving between destinations.  On a recent holiday to Quebec City, I chose to travel both ways in a sleeper car on The Ocean route, which has resumed three runs per week.  I…

  • Board Updates & Notices

    CES NS is looking for volunteers!

    You’re invited to get involved with CES NS! CES NS Members can join the board!We’re looking to fill:  Vice President Professional Development Chair IT Chair  Both CES members and non-members are invited to join the Professional Development committee to help us plan professional development activities.  If you have questions, or would like to express your interest in a position, let us know at: [email protected] Deadline to express interest is: June 7, 2022 Members, save the date – our Annual General Meeting is June 22, 2022!